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Old 09-04-2012, 06:09 AM
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Default Tosa Inu's in traditional ring garb

Very interesting and Samurai-ceremonial looking outfits, I'm only guessing that the patterns on the outfits symbolize the rank/status of the dog. In both Chinese and Japanese culture Dragons and Golden patterns signify superiority and nobility - and other mythical creatures, animals or flowers used in symbolism all come immediately after. I could be - and am probably completely wrong about the significance of the patterns for the dogs though.

I can't imagine they'd have a match wearing something like that though - just seems like it would hinder the dogs too much...







The outfit looks wicked though - enough of these little sweaters and dresses they sell in the doggie boutiques - this is bad a$s!
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Old 09-04-2012, 12:08 PM
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They can keep the ceremonial garb, I want that collar!
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Those are for presentation, not the match itself.
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Check out this guy's collars. He does a lot of Tosa collars

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Old 09-04-2012, 08:42 PM
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****! absolutely gorgeous! love that he specializes in big dog stuff too =)

Might need to commission a Hungarian theme heavy duty collar for Katalin. Lions and dragons in gold with brass flowers perhaps?
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He could probably come up with something fabulous

I love his Karma collar
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Regardless of the garb, I love the looks of those dogs! They don't look like red melted candle versions of what they should be.
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