Letters from the Front Line:Paddyannie: Hi again John Frazier, Please remember that if Chris, myself, and other pro-dog people seem to disapprove of your dog showing hobby, it is with good reason. But about being insulting? Oh the dog show ladies take the winners...Paddyannie: Hi John Frazier, I felt a bit bad about not being more friendly, so i thought i’d try again – no promises, just look at what happened when i tried to be more concise! I do love your choice in breeds. Beagles have...Paddyannie: Oooooo, somebody tapped a raw nerve. How can anyone who enters dogs in show pageants complain about any other group being bullies, or using persuasion, or trying to make everybody view things from a different point of view?...Paddyannie: Want to know what I felt like, as a pet person, going to dog shows and cat shows? I felt like Obama might of felt if he was 3/4 white instead of 1/2 white, and had blue eyes and lighter skin. Say he hears some sort of...Paddyannie: I remember the warnings which came out when one of the Dalmatian movies did. It said not to buy a Dalmatian. That might have counter-acted the idea of getting a Dalmatian on impulse. It might have even gone beyond what was...Nik: Just came across this article (with the vicious-looking photo) and the other one that says these dogs are a “train wreck” and felt compelled to share my experience. Obviously my experience with these dogs has been much...Christopher: That’s great, Nik! I don’t think you’ll see anywhere in my article the claim that every single Dalmatian is going to come down with an infection from stones. And your dogs could very well have stones...Anton: Jack Russell types.Anton: Goodness me I kiss my dogs all the time, usually on the side of the neck after a hug. The smallest types I have to hoist into the air and cradle in my neck to blow raspberries on their tummy. So far I only get good reactions or...Paddyannie: The dogs in the photo look similar to each other, and it looks like a breeder’s set up, but I don’t recognize the breed. Anyone have a guess?Anton: It’s facinating.
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