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Thread: The dogs

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    Super Member DogHouseMom's Avatar
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    Jan 2011
    Knot Merrill, Southern Indiana
    Looking through lots of the older messages and folks various avatar's, I can't help but notice all the dogs! Not just "dogs" either, but "good" dogs.

    Let me explain. I breed and show dogs and will someday judge. When I look at dogs I look at them as if judging a quilt. And I'm seeing quite a few that look like they have, or could win the ribbons.

    So, with so many "good" dogs out there, I'm guessing I'm not the only one here with a keen interest in breeding/showing/judging.


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    Senior Member pennijanine's Avatar
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    Mar 2010
    central california
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    How does my dog look to you?

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    Power Poster CarrieAnne's Avatar
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    Whitewater, WI
    Aw, I think they are all ribbon winners.......I just love seeing the dogs,and of course kitties too!
    I cant tell by your avatar what your dog is? Its verybeautiful!

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    Super Member almostfree's Avatar
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    Aug 2010
    Rural Ohio
    Everyone thinks their dog is the best, that's for sure, that's why they are their dogs! At this very moment, my pointer is laying on her back sound asleep between my legs. And our cocker is snoring over at the other end of the couch. I love my dogs, whether they are show dogs or not.....and of course, I think they could both be show dogs!

    And I can hardly wait for the WEstminster Kennel Club next month! One of these days, I'm going to go to that dog show. It's on my "Bucket List".

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    Super Member Shelbie's Avatar
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    Nov 2009
    Ontario, Canada
    My dog Molly has been collecting some points towards her championship. Her biggest win yet was Reserve in a class of sixteen in December at the Credit Valley Kennel Club Show and the winner was a much more mature 3 1/2 year old. Molly is only 19 months. It's my daughter who is into the showing. My job is just to love her and let her grow up on the farm.

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    Super Member Carron's Avatar
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    Oct 2010
    desert area of California
    My dogs are from GC stock, grandparents on both sides, We choose this particular one shown in the avatar because of his coloring. We like the Parti black and one white leg. Most people want the white Poodles so he was passed over, lucky for us. We are not going to show him or his brother, a Parti silver and white, just love them.
    Good luck with your dream.

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    Moderator Jim's Gem's Avatar
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    Jun 2008
    Camarillo, California
    My dogs parents were Champions as well. I did breed one of them and had 3 litters. She has passed on but we still have her sister and daughter. I though about trying to do a little showing but with kids in the house at the time, and after talking to my breeder, I decided I could not afford to show. It costs a lot of money to get into the circuit and I didn't want to go there. Our pup's were sold as pets.

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    Super Member janRN's Avatar
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    Mar 2009
    western Pa
    Mine's just a mutt-but I love him!!

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    Super Member Lindsey's Avatar
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    Dec 2010
    Bucks co PA
    Yeah mine is probably worth something only to me... I love him to pieces. He is only six months in this photo. He sure is a big boy.

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    Super Member shawnemily's Avatar
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    Nov 2010
    Ilion, NY
    Mine are both mutts who rescued me. I found them on Petfinders.com. They are the loves of my life and I like them more that most of the men I have met! :)

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