Just because we can doesn't mean we should

Discussion in 'Dogs - General Dog Chat' started by Kat09Tails, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. Kat09Tails

    Kat09Tails *Now with Snark*

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    I ran across these pictures today. WTF... was all I could think. I know the genes of dogs are ultimately very manipulative into nearly any size, shape, and color but holy cripe.What kind of life is this for a dog?

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  2. Blue_Dog

    Blue_Dog Guest

    :( Not the easiest one.
     
  3. Paige

    Paige Let it be

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    :(

    Poor baby!
     
  4. Kat09Tails

    Kat09Tails *Now with Snark*

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    Just in case you have no idea what I'm blabbering about ^^ the above pictures are not the same dog. These are Dosa (Korean Mastiffs) because sometimes neos are just not unhealthy enough for some people - . -

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  5. Lilavati

    Lilavati Arbitrary and Capricious

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    He . . . looks like his skin is 3 sizes too big :yikes:
     
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    AdrianneIsabel Glutton for Crazy

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    :( and I can't think of anything else to say about his future.
     
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    PWCorgi Priscilla Winifred Corgi

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    Good lord, that last dog doesn't even look comfortable just STANDING there.
     
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    Sweet72947 Squishy face

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    Oh you found that lovely Dosa site? They also have another section devoted to fighting Tosas. I do hope the breeding of Dosas is limited. Although, I don't know why you would want a dog with THAT many wrinkles.
     
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    Moth Mild and Slightly Nutty

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    *sigh*

    I can't really think of anything to say other that how bad I feel for these dogs...
     
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    Fran101 Resident fainting goat

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    Other than the wrinkles the dog doesn't even look ok just STANDING there for a picture
    :/ poor dog..
     
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    I posted a thread about this breed a while back. I feel terrible for these dogs.

    I have read that Asian culture is very stuck on visual appeal with dogs, so small and unique is what sells. Big dogs need to be very unique. I guess this is the way they are going.

    So sad.
     
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    Whisper Kaleidoscopic Eye

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    Functional wrinkles and loose skin (like helping to deter another animal getting a hold of something vital) are one thing. THAT is just a whole 'nother thing altogether. I feel so sorry for that dog. Just the pressure it must feel from all those wrinkles piling up on its eyes. . .
    Even its LEGS down to the paws! Ugh, I have to stop looking.
     
  14. Snark

    Snark Mutts to you

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    Too bad there isn't some sort of injection that could make the breeders of those poor dogs look just as 'unique'... Fair's fair.
     
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    Tortilla Blonde Raccoon

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    Poor thing! It's painful to even look at. :eek:
     
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    Lilavati Arbitrary and Capricious

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    The frightening thing is that there are some very horrible diseases with some of the same effects . . .
     
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    How sad. :( Poor dog.
     
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    wow. Lot of extra skin on those dogs. Doesn't look comfortable to have all the extra skin.
     
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    How is that "look" even the slightest bit appealing? Sickening.
     
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    They remind me of naked mole rats with fur.
     

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