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Old 08-07-2006, 02:55 PM
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Unhappy Where Are These "Designer Breeds" Coming From?

Anyone else see this piece on CBS' Sunday Morning?

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/...n1638400.shtml
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Old 08-07-2006, 02:57 PM
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I know, makes me sick!!

They are a trend... it will go on for awhile, and then everyone will move to something else. That is when the doggies will go buh bye to the shelter, because they just aren't cute anymore..

It is sad... really...
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Old 08-07-2006, 03:00 PM
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the headline alone is horrible. "designing a cuter dog" COMEON if people wanted dogs for cuteness i could breed walker lol. not that i ever would of course.
mini-St. Bernard he must bee kidding!!!! thats insane!!!!!!!!!!!
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Just makes me sad.. the human race.. sigh..
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Needless to say, I will be sending *quite* a long email to CBS
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Old 08-07-2006, 03:06 PM
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I really really really hate it when media seems to support those new stupid trends...
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Old 08-07-2006, 03:09 PM
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These two things were really, really beyond the pale:

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Deitz, the store's owner, says it is almost similar to breeding together a Versace bag and a Coach handbag and has an idea for what dog owners want.
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"People constantly want something new. They want something the neighbor doesn't have, that you can't go to the pet store and get every day," says Gary Garner, president of the American Canine Hybrid Club.
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Old 08-07-2006, 03:11 PM
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The second quote is totally stupid... considering that all those petstores *always* have those mutts for sale now...

And of course, according to them petstores are the only way to get a dog it looks like

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I dont even know what to say...............
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