What mix is a Gizmo?

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  1. PomsMom

    PomsMom New Member

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    My grand daughter is wanting to get a Gizmo. She saw advertisement in paper and going to bring picture to show me, but just wondered if anyone knew what kind of dog this is
     
  2. Ash47

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    Sounds like one of the designer breeds that are so popular right now. What these breeders do is breed two purebred dogs together and make up a name using both breeds' names. For instance, a Cocker Spaniel and Poodle mix is called a Cockapoo. See what I mean?
     
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    ive NEVER heard of a gizmo...perhaps thats just the name the "breeders" have given the puppy...
    be carefull when your buying mixes, an accidental litter is one thing or a rescued mutt that was already pregnant ect but if these people are breeding "desighner dogs" (mutts) please dont support them... (good way to tell is look for people charging what seems to be ridiculous amounts for a cockerpoo or a labradoodle or a pomchi ect...if there charging like $500 for mixes chances are there in it for the money...
     
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    Whats so bad about a mixed breed? It's better than keeping it all in the family.. .
     
  5. rottiegirl

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    There is no such thing as a mixed breed. Either they are pure bred, or they are a mutt. People should'nt try to make money by mixing breeds. Its not responsible at all.
     
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    never heard of a gizmo, but in response to 'no mixed breeds' every dog originated from something, technically everydog IS a mixed breed... but I dont agree with the current trend of puggles and labradoodles either...
     
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    theres nothing wrong with a run of the mill mutt, some of the best pets are run of the mill mutts...however there is something wrong with someone purpously breeding a mutt that you can find every day in a shelter, call it a "desighner dog" and sell it for 20 times what a shelter would ask for for the same mutt...

    i LOVE mutts dont get me wrong...
    but people selling them as anything other than a mutt is just trying to rip you off...a cockerpoo from a breeder is no different from that cocker down the street who got knocked up by a poodle from round the corner that jumped the fence and ended up in a shleter with her "cockerpoo" puppies for her troubles...

    the poo, chi, pom, other mixes are all just mutts with a fancy name and a price tag to reflect it...i DONT agree with being ripped off by some backyard breeder just trying to make a few extra bucks off some new fad...
     
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    Careful don't get him wet!
    [​IMG]:D
     
  9. jess2416

    jess2416 Who woulda thought

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    and dont feed him after midnight :D
    but honestly i have never heard of a "gizmo" sounds like a name some one just made up
     
  10. PomsMom

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    She brought picture of advertisement cute little dog and says Gizmo Monkey Puppies--tiny rare breed, non-shed, and odor free
     
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    there is no such tiny rare breed non shed odor free dog ANYWHERE in the world...

    this sounds very much like the munchkin dog i heard about a while ago, someone was breeding very small pomeranians with very small long haired chihuahuas to get very tiny flyffy dogs then shaving them down in poodle like cuts and calling them a very rare breed...

    sounds VERY much like a backyard breeder trying to make a few bucks. there probably shitzu mixes of some kind...id have ot see the picture to tell you what breeds were mixed to get that rare gizmo-monkey dog...

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    ok so yeah, did some internet reaserch...
    theres no rare breed called the gizmo monkey dog, from what i can find its most likely a shitzu or maltese crossed with papillion or chihuahua and a little poodle thrown in there...
    that would explain why its "tiny" (rember this breed could stay small like its chihuahua/pap side or get to be the size of the poodle side or the regular shitzu size) and the none shed would come from the poodle blood...remeber those labradoodles and such..did you know only half the poo mix pups ARE none shed, this would go for this breed too it could get its "noneshed" coat from the pooble side or might have the typical pap/chi or shitzu coat and odour free...well you have to wonder what they mean by this...my 2 chis are odor free least i dont smell anythign...but all dogs have some kind of odor just like people do...
    this is DEFINATLY a back yard breeder trying to get themselves some extra money and the fact they say "RARE BREED" in thier add just speaks volumes...if she realy wants a puppy id keep looking because your not gonna quite know what your gonna get wiht this breed, you could also get the attitude of ANY of the breeds in the dog and the health problmes of any or all of the breeds used to create the "breed"

    as i said i have nothing against mixed breeds, but this person is just trying to make money of purposly breeding a "desighner breed" which im sure if you took a look at a shelter oud find HUNDEREDS of disighner breeds...
    BE VERY wary of this person, if your looking for a mixed breed puppy check out your local shelters...if your looking for a pure bred look for a reputable breeder...
     
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    Can you give us the picture? I mean scan it in or something and post it. Maybe that would help.

    Sounds like a designer breed that you will pay through the nose for
     
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    RD Are you dead yet?

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    It's Ripley!
     
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    I'm betting some degenerate bred either an Affenpinscher or Brussels Griffon to a Toy Poodle.

    Best of luck on that odor free thing LOL. I wonder, do they say "guarantee of odor free dog is voided if you get the dog wet." ??? ;)
     
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    Just find her a Corgi or a Pap.
     
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    "Gizmo Monkey Puppies--tiny rare breed, non-shed, and odor free"

    That justs SCREAMS puppymill/byb. You are going to have alot of problems if you buy one.
     
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    I hate tea-cup or tiny breeds. Don't get me wrong, I like small dogs but when it get's to the point where all the puppies are born through cesarean operations... That just seems so sad that the mothers can’t even give birth to their own puppies.
    Please, please, please don't buy a dog from this person. Find a reputable breeder or look in the shelter.
     
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    I gave one of my male poms a bath and haircut the other day, right now he looks like a Gizmo....
     
  19. LizzieCollie

    LizzieCollie Collie Crazy

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    Just someone out to make a quick, I will guarantee it 100% The day there is a breed that is 100% odor free you let me know
     
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    oh theres nothing wrong with mixed breed dogs!,
    theres just a problem with the scum breeding these dogs with no other intentions then to make money! when their is plenty of dogs without homes in rescues
     

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