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Letters from the Front Line:Christopher: LMAO. Yeah, dogs, bred by man in to breeds. The ultimate in attempted uniformity and generalization. It’s idiotic you’d fail to recognize this. Dogs are not bred to be diverse individuals, they’re bred to...Dion: You are a cunt. To generalise all dogs like this is harmful. Go fuck yourself.Kathy Bittorf: The breeding of CEA with large gene pool of affected eyes seemingly even with genetic testing available in Rough and Smooth Collies with genetic marker has a small following. It can be done and has been done by a very...Kathy Bittorf: Because piebald is a recessive gene and heterozygotes (piebald carriers) don’t always have any white markings, it can remain hidden and pop up unexpectedly. The Poodle and the Shar Pei, traditionally solid-coloured...Kathy Bittorf: Chris:: Is it not way pass the time that old Coat Color Theories of Little be replaced by Scientific Fact? I have a neighbor who breed is American Foxhounds and have had an interesting discussions. He had bred a double...Kathy Bittorf: Chris I keep going back and looking at this sire and dam. The sire appears to be a pure for sable since Irish patterning is not a mutation as s^p which like the merle gene is SINE/MITF piebald a recessive…and pure...Loris: Not true! The hype is that they magically know how to avoid DM puppies from a spot to spot breeding. This practice is wrong and selfish! All about breeding 1 winning dog and too bad for the other pups that are born to suffer...Oscar: Thanks for sharing. Great compilation of pet blogs OscarLuke Smith: I can definitely see how the promise of robust and targeted arthritis treatment with limited intervention and no crippling side effects would make any pet owner inclined to give stem cell therapy a try. I actually had no...Merrie Richardson: “Blaming Breeders for dogs in shelters is as stupid as blaming car manufacturers for accidents caused by drunk drivers. You can only blame breeders for problems THEY cause” Isn’t not putting enough...Sc: Doesn’t make me feel better. We need 0.
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