Anyone want to play the guessing game?

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  1. Kim M

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    OKay kind of understand it... lol will admit I am not that "scientific". So how does it work when people get back a DNA test that really is similar to what their dog looks like? Esp if they did not sent a picture. Or in the case of the lady I know that sent in the wrong picture and they contacted her and asked if she was sure it was the right picture because the results did not match the picture? (if the above explains this I'm sorry.. like I said I only caught some of it.. lol I am not stupid just not real scientific)
     
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    Okay the funny thing is after my first Akita I swore I'd never have another one. Then I see this Akita at this person's house in a cage that is too small and she tells me the dog is in there 24/7 because she can't potty trian her, etc. etc. do I want her. So of course I take her to at least find her a good home... 2nd Akita for me. After her NO MORE Akitas.

    In Jan we decided to get another dog (yeah even after also saying I'd never have 3 dogs again). Did some research on breeds and the thing I did not want was a breed that had the potention to become dog aggressive (some say this in the breed standard) so I thought of a few. Decided maybe lab, boxer, etc. Decided to try a "rescue". Find the ad for Reno who is advertised as "American Bulldog/Boxer mix". Go look at him and there is no way he is that mix but he's cute, looks like a hound mix maybe (see pic below of what he looked like when I first got him).... great! Now to find out he might be my THIRD Akita!!! OMG! How does this happen to me??? LOL
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    I vote Caanan dog or Akita. :)

    Shiba maybe...hes kinda big tho.
     
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    He is only 65lbs... looks bigger in the picture.
     
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    shibas are like 25lbs
     
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    It's your destiny! :D
     
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    Yep, that is what I'm thinking. The funny thing is when I went to see him as a puppy and the ad said "American Bulldog/Boxer" there was no picture so it is not even like I am just attracted to the look of the Akita. I seriously never thought there was any chance he would be. LOL... like you said must be my destiny.

    My first Akita saved my life so maybe that has something to do with it!
     
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    Dekka Just try me..

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    Its not that it can't work.. its that it isn't reliable. You should NEVER send a pic with the dna test.

    I bet its as reliable to ask on an active forum as it is to do those tests. Sometimes we will get it right, sometimes no.

    Those test are all about probablility and statisitics. And we all know that stats are very maliable.
     
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    Oh okay, got it!! I will let you guys know what it says.

    I would not send a picture either! I always felt that was kind of hokey. I did think it was a good sign they contacted that lady and asked if it was the right picture though. We will see........
     

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