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Old 02-23-2010, 08:55 PM
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Originally Posted by HayleyMarie View Post
A big problem within the breed is that breeders are staring to breed them smaller and smaller I have seen some pretty small westies out there.
I agree with everything you said, except this. I see a lot of biiiigg and long Westies in the ring nowadays, its a shame. I've seen so many nice, compact dogs be placed behind others because they are "too small" in the judges eye.
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Old 02-23-2010, 09:09 PM
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I am not worried about the future of the Border Collie. There will always be collie-ish dogs around no doubt. The breed will change and adapt just like any other species over time but completely vanish off the face of the earth? Unlikey. At least not until humans do.
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Old 02-25-2010, 08:50 AM
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I think the Cardigan and Pembroke will make it, too.

they're very portable and sweet little dogs (if by "sweet" I really mean intelligent and drivey, but very bonded to the family)
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