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    Many people fail to realise that the AKNC are not a regulatory authority. They don't have enforcement powers, nor the structure or means to become one even if it was legislated.

    I find it a bit rich that someone can criticise breeders for not complying with codes of ethics and admit to non compliance themselves. Straight out hypocritical.

    Where are all these show bred dogs that are crippled and maimed and dying from the results of bad breeding every day? I mix it with a whole lot of purebred dogs and see very, very few with obvious health issues. I know there are problems with purebred dogs, but is it this vast epidemic that it's made out to be? The only people that seem to think so are those with little actual involvement. Where is the credibility?

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    i reckon this thread has gone waaaay off topic.....

    but for someone who clearly admits to breaking the rules to sit there and say that they dont agree with the way the registered breeders operate, incase they are doing the wrong thing (possibly) makes them loose a lot of credibility in my eyes.....

    goes back to the example...... supermodels dont win on how healthy they are, they win on how they look etc........

    im not saying show dogs are unhealthy, most the show breeders ive come across would do anything for their dogs....

    there will always be people who are exceptions, they are teh ones who should be targetted, not the rest of the complying population.....
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    Think the thread has gone way off topic so lets bump it LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by reyzor View Post
    i reckon this thread has gone waaaay off topic.....

    but for someone who clearly admits to breaking the rules to sit there and say that they dont agree with the way the registered breeders operate, incase they are doing the wrong thing (possibly) makes them loose a lot of credibility in my eyes.....

    goes back to the example...... supermodels dont win on how healthy they are, they win on how they look etc........

    im not saying show dogs are unhealthy, most the show breeders ive come across would do anything for their dogs....

    there will always be people who are exceptions, they are teh ones who should be targetted, not the rest of the complying population.....
    I think you make a good point. At this stage, the only thing the dogs have to do to win the prizes is look the part. In my opinion, until the criteria by which the dogs are assessed is changed, the dogs it produces will be the same. I would support adding physical components - especially for the working breeds.

    And I agree, there are lots of people who show dogs who want to do the best by them - but this is independent of the fact that they show - these are just good people.

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    I dunno Reyzor. It's not all about looks. The dog is not supposed to eat the Judge, and should be trainable enough to run in pretty circles with the handler. From what I've read, some are smart enough to do show ring without the handler.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hyacinth View Post
    I dunno Reyzor. It's not all about looks. The dog is not supposed to eat the Judge, and should be trainable enough to run in pretty circles with the handler. From what I've read, some are smart enough to do show ring without the handler.
    sorry, you are right......... the dog must show a temperment to suit its breed.... i remember reading that there was a breed that was allowed to show some aggression and judges were warned about being nipped.......
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    Ok well that's like the models have to be able to walk up and down the run ways, but it's still no indication of health or the physical aptitude of the dogs. One of the dobermans I knew (the 2 year old with wobblers) could still be shown (and was shown until she was bred again), it was only when she was running with the other dogs that you saw the early signs. Her father was a grand champion also still being bred.
    These people were registered with the ANKC, but that alone wasn't enough to make them produce quality animals. Their pups were $2000 and they had a waiting list approximately 2 years long.

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    Quote Originally Posted by reyzor View Post
    sorry, you are right......... the dog must show a temperment to suit its breed.... i remember reading that there was a breed that was allowed to show some aggression and judges were warned about being nipped.......
    Ive owned a rottie that would of allowed the judge to examine him.....Because i told him to. The same dog that would of killed him had he tried to deliver a pizza!

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    your rottie loved pizza ? :P
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    Quote Originally Posted by bernie View Post
    Ive owned a rottie that would of allowed the judge to examine him.....Because i told him to. The same dog that would of killed him had he tried to deliver a pizza!
    And that's exactly how these breeds should be. If you want a dog that wants to make friendlies with every man and his dog, why would you want a rottweiler/doberman/gsd etc?
    It annoys me today when people say that such and such the rottweiler is a great ambassador for the breed because he loves everyone and wouldn't hurt a fly. How is that a rottweiler?

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