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21 Sep 2007

Breeding GSDs
So you think I am stupid. I have a magnificent Olderhill male GSD that I would like to breed with my bitch. She is a healthy,strong dog. She will obviously be x-rayed. Do you really think that Kusa reg and tatoos make a difference. I have seen many of these animals with back, hip and other serious faults. Personally I would rather have a strong even tempered dog bred on a farm even if there is no pedigree from 1910. Highly overbred dogs often cause much heartache when things go wrong.
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01 Jan 0001

Do we need to breed more dogs? Judging by the number of animals requiring homes at the SPCA and other animal shelters I would have thought selecting an animal from these institutions would help decrease the number of animals put to sleep unnecessarily, rather than breeding more. Most often a cat ot bitch will have more than one offspring and then homes need to be found for the rest. Please consider adoption before breeding more.
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