Pittbull ears

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  1. eddieman3

    eddieman3 New Member

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    I just got a puppy mutt. He is a border collie lab mix. Thats wat the foster parent said but i am seeing pitbull in him. When we got him at about 2 months his ears were floppy and went down. Now they are starting to curve back permanetly. I was looking at pictures of pitbulls and their ears look the same way that his do. Except only one ear is doing it. I'm thinking that they're probalbly going to stay curved back when he's older but i just want to know why they do that. because He is sooo much cuter with floppy ears.
     
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    dogsarebetter EVIL SHELTIES!!!!

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    i think pit bull ears are not naturally that way. i think that they are cropped to look like that.
    so your dog having ears like that doesnt mean anything.

    unless i am wrong of course
     
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    umm that didnt work! sorry :(
     
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    dogsarebetter EVIL SHELTIES!!!!

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    yeah, i just did some research. the pit ears that stand up are cropped
     
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    By curved back, I'm assuming you mean the rose ear? I see many many dogs with ears like that, it doesn't necessarily mean he has pit in him. But, we'll be able to tell a lot more from a picture. :)
     
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    for some reason it doesnt givv me the option to attach an image do u kno y?
     
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    I Just researched puppy ears

    and it said that border collie ears start to stand up but you can brace them down does anyone know how to? Or even if this is true?
     
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    This is eddie at about 2 months

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    and This is eddie today (literally)


    His ears changed completly and i liked the floppy ones:(
     
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    Sweet72947 Squishy face

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    He looks like he could have a little pit, but I see some hound too. I don't really see lab or border collie. Very cute though :)
     
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    THe rescuers said they could visibly see border collie in the mom and the only unneutered males in the area was a labrador retreiver and a burnese mountain dog.
     
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    Bahamutt99 Dafuq?

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    He could be part Pit Bull, but the ears don't really mean much in that regard. Wait until he's done growing, and you may have an easier time telling. Puppies go through some interesting stages in their development, and they can change a lot.
     
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    His face reminds me of that of a Lab puppy. Rose ears aren't exclusive to Pit Bulls - a lot of Border Collies have them too.
     
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    I have seen rose ears in some field labs too.
     
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    Talk about changing ears.
    Check out yamis'

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