RED NIQUE SWIFT (was CARUSO)
The Trio, Dano (now Cooper or Coupe), Caruso (now Red Nique) and Roux came into rescue from a local breeder who was unable to sell them. They were born Nov. 5, have an AKC pedigree, tails docked, dews removed. The parents of these pups were kept as kennel dogs and are good hunters. Caruso is the smallest of the 3, face is a little more narrow, more petite bone overall, but high speed. Roux is the middle child in size and shape. Dano is the largest of the 3 with the more box head. All the pups are high energy, sassy, happy, tail waggin dogs. Dano seems to be the most serious of the 3. He stands back and considers things a bit longer, was the most shy with strangers at the vet, but also seems to have the best nose of the 3. Always to the ground, always looking for nifty smells. Roux is middle in about everything. He is always in the middle of the play games, loves to run and chase even the big dogs, seems to have a good nose as well but will cut off the hunt to play. Caruso is the smallest but has big energy, always perky for everything and loves to play, again always running the yard and trying to catch up with the big dogs. These are not well-bred dogs and the parents had no health checks done. Due to their common ancestry they have a higher than average chance of showing genetic problems with hips, eyes, blood diseases and epilepsy.
Red Nique found the perfect 740,000 acres to call his own. His new home backs up to the Angeles National Forest and he lives in a small ski town to boot. Bill has lived, trained and hunted with several Vizsla in the past and thinks them to be the best outside and inside dog ever. He is not much into hunting anymore but he might find Red's good nose too much to ignore. Bill reports that he is a live wire, as advertised, and that he is either on and running full speed or sacked out. The other dogs are not quite so sure he should stay but they are getting used to him. Bill also reports that Red is also like any child, you buy them the best of toys and they play with the box! No retirement for the Swift's -- they have a Vizsla puppy on hand.
Jun 2004: New pictures of the Red.
Dec 2012, Bill writes: Thank you so much for the email. My "Red" just turned 9. He still
looks forward to his daily run. He is beginning to take longer naps after the runs. I thank you for the years of enjoyment we have had with Red.
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