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Old 06-23-2014, 10:03 PM
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I need a dog with a tail
Yea, without a tail, what do you use as a handle?
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Old 06-23-2014, 10:08 PM
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Yea, without a tail, what do you use as a handle?
LOL I just thought of how weird it would be if my guys' tails were such that I could actually use them as handles/a way to pick them up.
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Old 06-23-2014, 10:09 PM
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Oh I LOVE mismatched ears!

No drool but that's not superficial right??? I got slimed by a boxer once and I swore off that forever.

I want my next sheltie to have Nikki length coat. It was perfect and not too poofy.

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Old 06-23-2014, 11:13 PM
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Bear in mind these are superficial and likely dumb lol take it in jest

- Breeds I deem too popular in my area (yorkie, wheaten, pug, frenchie, doodle)
seriously though where did all the wheatens come from?
- Anything involving a groomer. Not just because of the cost but because SUPERFICIALLY I would resent being guilt tripped about not brushing/de-tangling my own dog frequently enough which groomers tend to do lol and ain't nobody got time for that
- No drool because ew
- No dachshunds. Incredibly superficially I saw a few of them in wheelchairs on TV and now every time I see them running around I can't help picture them rolling around and that makes me concerned/uncomfortable. Chances of them injuring themselves is pretty low but I know I'd be paranoid so no.
- Also no hounds. AROOOOOOO
- No schnauzers. my neighbor had three of them that were all assholes and they barked at me walking to school as a kid (and one of them bit me once! Little ******* crawled under his fence just to bite me! Nothing major but grrr) Superficial because I've met plenty of nice ones but still can't shake the image of those three jerks when they pop up on my list of maybe somedays
- Dark dogs because they tend to be hard to photograph
- Malinois, they wind up at the local shelter in Miami a lot (local private security businesses breed them or something) always off their rockers and neurotic and like the schnauzers...can't shake the impression when it comes to owning one ever. I mean I doubt even a well bred one would be my type but still.
- English bulldog/pug/frenchie etc...I'm not cleaning out anythings wrinkles
- Probably the most selfish of all, pit bull/ or mix (/rottie/doberman/GSD) of any kind of sort or resemblance because I just don't want to deal with the stigma in any form (renting, people, laws, BSL). It's just EASIER to not, and it's for totally superficial reasons I believe they are such lovely sweet dogs... superficially it's just easier to have a dog most people tend to love at first glance. Rules get bent, people are in general less stupid when out in public...I've seen how people act around BSL breeds and jesus what a pain.
- Huskies. Remember that episode of Me or the dog (that show with the british dog training lady) with the husky and that girl and it peed on the bed and looked like a demon...yea.... plus the whole shedding thing.
- Sighthounds. Why you so skinny? I find cuddling/petting them very different (my best friend owns a whippet) and the whole wardrobe issue to go out and nesting beds and blankets just oy.
- Anything with ears so long they hang in the bowl/on the ground. Stinky mess (cocker, basset, etc...)
- With traits describes as "cat like" or "independent" (akita, shiba, spitzes in general etc..) AINT NOBODY GOT TIME FOR THAT. I don't want a cat, I want a dog who thinks I am the coolest **** ever and follows me around from room to room
- Moody/sad looking dogs (any of the droopy hound/mastiff family) how depressing. Plus I feel like their faces get heavy and I find myself lifting them..
- GIANT breeds. I wouldn't be able to take the "your dog is really big" comments constantly...and the space.
- Cropped eared dog. Because I get enough of WHAT HAPPENED TO HIS TAIL?! With Merlin (and safe to say most people assume he was born without it) I can't imagine the crap I'd get for ears (Doberman and company)
- Rough coated collie. LASSIE LASSIE LASSIE LASSIE LASSIE
- Basenji. like WTF is that noise, I thought because they didn't bark they were quiet
- Visla. Dog sat one and she was so crazy she would attack light reflections/mirrors (including the reflection in my glasses)...longest 3 weeks of my life.


Chances are, I have loved and known many of each of these and would probably own one. These are just the silly things going on in my head

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Yea, without a tail, what do you use as a handle?
I use butt fluff lol or legs mostly
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Old 06-23-2014, 11:28 PM
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There's actually a ton of stuff that I don't find cute and that would turn me off a dog. I can only think of a few off the top of my head....

Long ears (like, even spaniel ears), feathering, curly hair, short legs, droopy eyes, and drool dear God NO.
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Old 06-23-2014, 11:37 PM
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I somehow missed my biggest truly superficial turn offs (because I don't know if drooling or snorting is truly superficial):

White faces and too wide blazes
Diluted eyes
Dilution in eye rims and noses (I'm down with a red rednose, but pink is creepy)
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Old 06-23-2014, 11:53 PM
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I don't like popular breeds. I will never go purchase a border collie, sheltie, or a Bernese mountain dog, I prefer different breeds, so I am drawn to the uncommon, Bouvier are probably the most commonly known breed I would ever buy.
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Old 06-23-2014, 11:56 PM
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Getting even more superficial:

The reaaaaally long spaniel ears that are all narrow at the top and then flare out at the bottom. Do not like.

What I REALLY hate, and this is a grooming thing, is how on show setters/some spaniels?, the top of the ear is stripped or shaved. If someone offered me my dream dog, but the qualifier was that the ears always had to be kept like that, I'd have to turn it down. My hatred is irrational but I just think it looks so unnatural and horrible.



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Old 06-24-2014, 12:01 AM
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Dwarfy dogs--I love corgis, but I couldn't do it. The way they move makes me uncomfortable.
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Old 06-24-2014, 12:18 AM
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Add mismatched paw color (like, all but one foot is white. No!), wide blazes, no or minimal coloring on head, super dark copper trim on merles, and noses that aren't long to my list. Nola has a perfect muzzle IMO; long and narrow but her head balances it out so she doesn't look odd like a smooth collie.
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