Letters from the Front Line:Anton: No I wouldn’t do anything differently. I’ve bought dogs and taken over dogs and been given dogs as a child. I’ve rescued quite a few too but never kept any of these as they came when I already had enough around...Kathy Bittorf: Would I do it again if I knew? Would I have joined and dropped my Breed Club Membership on this discovery outlined today by Craig on latest Border Wars topic. Yes, I would. Would I have joined in the first place, No. AKC...Craig: The AKC get’s special tax treatment. That is one vulnerability that hasn’t been exploited. So do the dog clubs in that they are not for profit. (that’s not non-profit, which is something different). Think about...Anton: Money/commerce is the slave master. Not exactly freedom or socialism? Royal patronage simply means the KC for example has to be more worried about its image and in fact more accountable than the AKC who is more or less...Anton: Yes I agree with Britain Hill “the show ring/unhealthy dogs is becoming the more prevalent view all the time.” A success for these type of broadcasts. Though there was a fair amount of drivel there but it didn’t...Britain Hill: The show ring/ unhealthy dogs is becoming more prevalent view all the time. I haven’t a clue why health tests are not mandatory before registration, as some European countries do. I love Jemima Harrison’s blog....Anton: “And in he goes daffodil poised! Where will it go? To the left in the middle no gasp he goes for the back and immediately makes a good recovery with a piece of well timed filler.” Some exciting action there from the...Kathy Bittorf: Chris and Craig do you not see? Well how could you? The AKC Delegates which for decades were two. One is now deceased. The other remaining AKC Delegate is suffering advanced years and not enjoying good health as far as I...Kathy Bittorf: Honestly Chris I am wondering what breed of herding collies he could possibly be referring. This seems to be a language barrier or experience barrier. I am not sure ..maybe both?Greta: Coming late to this discussion: I’ve been doing flyball for well over a decade and I’ve never seen a Saluki in the lanes. I’m going to take a guess that most of the serious sighthounds who are extremely fast are...Elizabeth: The title of this article is stupid and overly dramatic. It is obvious the author knows NOTHING about genetics and breeding dogs. If a blind and deaf human had children would anyone run around saying it is “cruel”...
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