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Old 04-23-2009, 08:58 AM
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Default Breeds of change.

Upon coming to America, which breeds changed quite dramatically from their appearance in their homeland?

Akitas, as an example. The heavy, large-boned American Akitas are much different than the slightly less imposing, smaller Japanese Akita Inu.


Any other good examples here?
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Collies got a little bigger, but it was very gradual. The early Collies (1800s, early 1900s) looked the same here and there.
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danes got taller and skinnier & their heads got houndy. german danes look like they could still catch a boar.
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