So much wrong here, I'm not sure where to start..

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  1. Dizzy

    Dizzy Sit! Good dog.

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    http://chattanooga.ebayclassifieds....d-great-dane-standard-poodle-mix/?ad=18146555

    They even have pics of the parents... sorry looking dogs :(

    Why are the pups docked :confused:
     
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    Well Poodles are docked..although why one would bother docking pups of an odd breed mix is beyond me
     
  3. sillysally

    sillysally Obey the Toad.

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    People do that all the time here-if the breed is a mix and one parent is of a traditionally docked breed, they'll dock the pups. I've also seen a litter of boxer/pit bull mixes where the pups with more boxer like coloring were docked, and the ones with more pit bull like coloring were left natural.

    I don't understand the logic but it seems very popular.

    As to the OP, I think some people are just driven to breed anything with the proper plumbing. When I found out that my parakeets where both female (they are siblings), I can't tell how many people were disappointed for us. "Oooooh, your not going to be able to breed them....What a shame!" Nope, not a shame at all. I don't want to hand raise baby birds and even if I did I wouldn't be breeding full siblings to get said baby birds.
     
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    Great DaNoodles? Ugh. I have no words.

    Is docking not illegal in the states :confused:
     
  5. JessLough

    JessLough Love My Mutt

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    Nope.

    "Hey look, my dane is black and white, my poodle is black and white, they should be bred!"
     
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    ThoseWordsAtBest Wu-Tang Steph

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    I'm trying to figure out what is up with the Dane's eyes. The photo is bad, but one definitely looks wonky to say the least.
     
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    .....wow.
     
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    It's popular here too, but I don't understand it, lol. A former coworker had a dog from a litter from a female Pit Bull and a who knows what dad. They said Bull Mastiff (because the pups were brindle..) but every single puppy was small and decidedly Pit Bull looking. (except one who had a very clear, fat Shar pei muzzle). Every pup was docked:confused: None of the breeds in that equation are docked breeds....
     
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