Hello All, My name is Elana, and as the Mom of three members of the Canine Nation, I decided that it might be a good idea to join a doggy Forum. Let me introduce the furry kids: Danny, is twelve years old. He is a Husky/Shepherd/something, something cross, who was a half starved rescued pup off a Reserve. He's been with me for eleven and a half years, and is my darling baby dog. Katy, is over five and a half. She's a cross between a Jack Russell and a Japanese Chin (but thinks she's a Rottweiler, and my protection dog). She was bought at seven weeks old as a 'plaything' for two little boys (1 & 2 years old). Needless to say, it didn't work out well for any of the above mentioned. She came to me at five months old, and hasn't left my side since. She's my adorable little princess. Then last but not least, let me introduce Charlie (the new kid on the block). Charlie, who is a cross between a Bullmastiff and a South African Boerboel, is the baby of the family. At eleven and a half weeks old, he is a big smooshy faced infant, who is loved by one and all. So those are the kids. Thanks for welcoming all of us to the Forum. Elana, Danny, Katy, and Baby Charlie.