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Old 02-14-2010, 11:30 PM
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Default What gender do people assume your dog is?

This is really bothering me. 90% of the time people asking about Summer ask about 'him.' Does Summer really look like a boy? Usually small fluffies are automatically called girls.

Nard is called a girl. Beau is called a girl. So is Rose and so is Mia. Why do people think Summer is a boy!?

Also people get confused when I tell them they're both girls. They seem to think if you have two dogs one is a boy and one is a girl.
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Old 02-14-2010, 11:32 PM
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almost everyone assumes they are both girls... I make a concerted effort to have a BOY colored harness on Armani and someone will still tell me how cute "she is".

I am not quite sure where these people think all these small dogs come from since they are all girls.
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Old 02-14-2010, 11:33 PM
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Izzie wears a metallic hot pink spiked collar and people still call her a boy...

All pugs are boys apparently.
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Old 02-14-2010, 11:34 PM
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Everyone thinks Raja is a boy. I put her in a blue collar just to make it harder for them. About half of the people we encounter think Tempie is a boy, as well.
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Old 02-14-2010, 11:36 PM
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Walker-girl even though he has the bone of a male dog and the attachment of a male dog LOL.

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Old 02-14-2010, 11:36 PM
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Everybody lately seems to think that Luna is a boy.... probably because of the blue collar I've had on her lately. Usually I try to get an obvious girly collar just because of that.

I have noticed that people get extremely offended if you call their dog the wrong gender. So I think I've gotten pretty good at guessing the gender within the first few seconds of seeing the dog. But if you're not sure, ASK, don't guess.
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Old 02-14-2010, 11:38 PM
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Pit nearly always gets called a girl. If they guess male, it's usually followed up with doubt and they'll ask if he's a girl. I stopped correcting people a long, long time ago. If they correct themselves and appear to feel bad, I just joke that he's a feminine looking boy anyways. Oh well!
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Old 02-14-2010, 11:42 PM
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I did encounter one person who thought Chloe was a boy, no matter what, they were convinced, the conversation went like this...

Them: Aww, he is cute, whats his name?

Me: CHLOE

Them: What kind of dog is he?

Me: SHE is a Yorkshire Terrier.

Them: Is he done growing?

Me: SHE probably wont get any bigger, SHE may fill out some.

Them: Where did you get him?

lol... some people just believe whatever they want. By the way she has a BRIGHT pink puppia harness you cant miss it.
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Old 02-14-2010, 11:46 PM
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Bailey is alwaaaaays referred to as a "she." Including at the daycare he goes to everyday! I suppose it's my fault because apparently the name became a popular one for girls and I didn't know that when I named him. All of the other dogs in my family are (and have been) female, so my family members often refer to him as a she, too.

Ah well. He doesn't care and it doesn't bother me. I don't really correct people anymore either, lol.
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Old 02-14-2010, 11:48 PM
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People generally pick Buster as a boy, he's a blue cattledog mix though.
They always pick Mac as a boy though, she's very muscular and over the top though and they usually think her name is "Max"
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