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Taz – search and rescue malinois in Moore, OK

taz1Taz is my first Malinois and I acquired him through an ad on kansascity.com. He was the runt in an “accidental” litter between an adopted 10 year old retired K9 bitch and a 1 year old male, or so the story goes. I paid less than a typical adoption fee at a shelter, but the owner interviewed me for over an hour and made me promise to never get rid of him. Although the smallest at birth, he’s now 25″ and close to 60 lbs at 14 months old. After I brought him home, I soon realized I’d got myself into something major. This is why I discourage anyone that inquires about Malinois from getting one unless they are a military or law enforcement handler, compete in ring sports or tend sheep. (I know it’s not a comprehensive list but it gets the point across) If you’re simply looking for a pet or a cool looking dog don’t get a Malinois.  Continue reading