Letters from the Front Line:Christopher: I continue to enjoy your blog in spite of what I consider its rather perverse point of view. I only whish you would redirect your writing and debating skills to something more significant. PERVERSE? By what means do you...Christopher: All dogs are not destined to the couch potato, Frisbee chasing life you champion. A dog can compete at dog shows and live on a ranch, visit the hospital or ride in a Jeep. A show dog can do anything your dogs can do- and...Christopher: Have you ever witnessed the Stallion Halter classes at the Arabian Horse Nationals- if only in a video? Considered by many to be the most beautiful creature on Earth, the owners competing at this level devote countless...Christopher: You write as though you have an intense dislike for beauty- i.e. Panda Collies. You called American breeders “lazy” for importing Border Collies of a more desirable type- I would have called them “stupid” had they not. I...Anton: Liked that one. I must admit I was worried for a few flash seconds searching for any ambiguity, though. There isn’t any of course (:Christopher: I don’t hold any animus toward homosexuals or homosexuality, I don’t think it’s a sin, and yet I think that Ellen is horribly capricious in the amount and nature of the animals she adopts and then dumps....Kathleen Donnafield: Your right to dislike homosexuality is your business and it is the right of everyone with opposing views to out you for your bigoted comments. Having said that, this is about a woman who has shown incredible...Christopher: Yes, this is a strong possibility. I’ve even collected some images and statues which show setting dogs moving or posing in positions very much like the Border Collie. I would love for future DNA studies to look at the...Richard Fortunato: I have a field bred Irish Setter that creeps precisely like that before pointing. Part of the same “stalking” origins I suppose.Richard Fortunato: No one even mentioned the fact that Pekes are prone to losing eyes fairly easily. I was actually witness to one such accident as a teenager. A girlfriend’s Pekingese ruptured an eye while trying to run after a...Anton: Rats had never much interested me alive, until one morning I woke up and looked out the window and saw five extremely large pretty rats that seemed to be playing in the wisteria. I keep love birds a nod to my colonial african...
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