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Old 11-18-2008, 01:08 PM
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I have the 2nd one labeled AmStaff crops, but I think it's just AmStaff ears.
Thanks!!! Thats what I was looking for! Yep, I like the show crop the best...

lol. Reggin has some huge rose ears compared to the second illustrations.
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Old 11-18-2008, 01:11 PM
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Neat visual, Reggin!

From that... I like the show crop, and the rose ear (fig 8). I'm slightly leaning towards the rose ear, but I appreciate a *good* crop on any cropped breed.
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Old 11-18-2008, 01:23 PM
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In general, I'm a fan of natural ears and tails. I especially love natural ears on Boxers! Although I can't help but admire the way Dobes look when they're cropped and docked... they just appear to be so much sleeker and elegant.
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Old 11-20-2008, 10:23 AM
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i think most bull & mastiff breeds look better w/ a short crop and most look better docked as well. all terriers look better docked & most smooth ones look good cropped. i think most sighthound breeds would look more attractive w/ a long crop except the IW would look good w/a short crop. the long crop would make them look kind of feral.
scent hounds & curs are the only types i think all look better natural.
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Old 11-20-2008, 04:23 PM
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A video so you can see a rottie with a full tail in action (better than any photo).

Also a cool vid.....

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=1_xhyc...eature=related

Natural dobie

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=2FiWrC_9MFw



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Old 11-20-2008, 05:56 PM
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I like shorter ears mostly, which is partly why I picked a dog with short ears to begin with. I don't much care if a dog is cropped or docked if it's done right, though I LOVE pitties with rose ears. Oh my goodness. They are irresistable. I love uncropped dobes, but then I am a hound person so that is probably why they appeal to me.
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