Letters from the Front Line:Christopher: > Pet breeders changed this. I know, I was on the forefront of one of the most challenging varieties – furless. This is very much like dog breeding culture: find a unique strain and turn it into its own breed. In general...Theophanes: I came across this randomly but being as I started in rodent breeding I feel I need to say something. First of all I despise show breeding in dogs – this is what caused the creation of flat-faced bow-legged bulldogs...Lesli Kathman: Thank you, Richard. It took me too long, back when this conversation was on-going, to realize that was likely the case. Because my own work involves writing for an audience that is not necessarily well-versed in genetics...Aisling: You are a vile man and I am sorry I even came across your sorry excuse for a website!!Christopher: No iPod necessary, you can listen to the audio in your browser by clicking the play icon >.Anton: I don’t have a pod. ): Is it something for Christmas?Rachel: can’t wait to hear more from you.bdz: I have partially read the first of Temple Grandin’s books. I had some interesting things in it but I became more and more annoyed as I got into it and never finished it. The two most annoying things were: (1) All of her...bdz: Several of the Borzoi I brought back from Missouri three years ago are very phobic of severe thunderstorms. They start being nervous and want to come into the house up to an hour before a severe storm appears. We do have “pop...Richard Fortunato: This comment made me get up from my chair I was laughing so hard I’ve always felt this way about the JRT I’ve known as well.Richard Fortunato: Quoting Ayn Rand, while condemning selfishness is sort of like quoting Elizabeth Taylor on the secrets of a happy marriage.
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