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Old 08-04-2006, 03:51 AM
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Red face Just wanted to say sorry

hey everyone. I know this isnt the forum you are meant to post apologies, but this is where the fight was so i wanted evryone who read my post here to read this.
I posted that i love mutts and cant believe people hate them, and a couple of people snapped at me! So everyone im sorry if you guys felt i was telling you people off. My post was just that i cant believe people in general hate mutts. I understand, there is nothing worse than someone breeding mixed breeds and wanting to earn a profit on them.
Also with the healthy and smart part of my post, i wasnt meaning purebreds are dumb or dirty at all! I was just saying that in SOME cases pure breed dogs have more of a chance of illness because they can be a bit inbred over the past years. We are currently waiting on a puppy we will bring home in six weeks. We are getting a purebred pup as we have quite a few kids in the family (my cousins) and want to make sure we can get a good temperamental dog.
Please dont snap back at this post. I was just upset that nobody really understood me. I just wanted everybody to understand what i really meant and that i am truly sorry.
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Old 08-04-2006, 04:23 AM
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I guess that I missed that post but I like mutts too. I don't advocate breeding them however but I like them. I don't advocate breeding purebreds either. There will always be those who think they need to breed their dogs regardless if it is pure or mutt so the shelters will remain full.
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Old 08-04-2006, 05:52 AM
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I must have missed that topic also.
But i am sure everyone who took part in it shall accept your apology
I love mutts, but again i don't believe in breeding them.
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Old 08-04-2006, 09:13 AM
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goodness, but little 'mutts' are the BEST. I missed the posts mentioned too. then again, I think all dogs are awesome. still also don't believe in purposely breeding 'mutts', tho. there are enough in the world already that just need a loving family.
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Old 08-04-2006, 09:45 AM
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I missed your post as well.. but have to say that yes mutts can be great, and yes mutts can be horrible as well.

I've never owned a mutt before - mainly b/c my family and I are heavily into showing dogs.

My Mom on the other hand shows a mutt in Agility and has gotten her up to Masters level. She is a BC/Whippet/GSD... yeah figure that one out! lol She was rescued from the pound.

I think mutts are great FROM THE POUND. In pet stores - NO, from a "breeder"(if you could call someone that)- NO!

Purebreds only get "inbred" if they are from a bad breeder. Not sure where you figured that one out.. but inbreeding doesn't happen with a good breeder and you should know that.

I hope you did your research on the breeder you are going to purchase your new dog from.
What breed did you decide on?
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Old 08-04-2006, 11:32 AM
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" Ollie " is my first " mutt" .....bless his sweet heart.
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Old 08-05-2006, 07:58 AM
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We have been looking at Noonburra Kelpies. We were planning to get one from the breeder but we were looking on the internet and have come across a bunch of kelpie pups at the pound. We arent going to show, so we might end up with one from the pound. I'd rather save one than get a great dog who is pretty much guaranteed a home in show. Still not sure. Either dog will be the best thing for my family! I am doing my research all the time. It has become my obsession!
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Old 08-05-2006, 08:13 AM
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sorry i just realised they arent Noonburra, they are Eurowneban kelpies. I have been looking at so many that i just got tongue tied.
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Old 08-05-2006, 12:06 PM
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Ashlee, it takes a great heart to apologize like that - especially when you didn't purposely offend Thanks, and we are thrilled to have you here with us.
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Old 08-06-2006, 12:26 AM
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Thanks everybody for being so understanding! I really like everybody on this forum!!!!
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