I DONT LIKE MUTT BREEDS SAID>>>People who breed labradors and poodles, giving them the stupid name "Labrapoodle" are really really selfish. They need to think about whats best for the animal and what it was bred for! A poodle is smart and cute. It should not be shamed by mixing it with another breed.... You should all be very sorry. Your truly sick to me.
MY RESPONSE )I happen to own a mixed breed dog (a puggel) Whats it to anyone what type of dog it is unless your the owner. If this "Mutt dog " is making someoneís life better and more enjoyable, why is it effecting you so much.. Do you honestly have that much time on your hands that you come to a web site to complain about people who share a bond or get an enjoyment out of a mixed breed... Thats Disgusting.. FYI in most cases it is pure bread dogs that have the most health issues.. I own both and both are a delight for me... and Iím sure that anyone who has a dog will say that regardless of the breed they love them just the same!
FYI I KNOW IT SAYS BREADS I TRYED TO FIX IT BUT IT WONT LET ME EDIT THAT PART!!!!!
I personally could care less if someone owns a pure or mixed breed. It is the breeders I complain about not the dogs. If a pet store orders a maltipoo from a puppy mill, they make that combo, If no one else whats a pup of that mix the puppy mill just destroys the rest of the pups. and not humanly either. As long as the breeder does the health testing, breeds correctly, loves there dogs, and sells on a spay/nueter contract. I don't care what they breed. it is all the idiots that buy puppies from pet stores and back yard breeders that are the problem. Not the dogs.
"FYI in most cases it is pure bread dogs that have the most health issues.."
And your statistics come from owning 2 dogs..?
A badly bred dog is a badly bred dog is a badly bred dog. Hybrid vigor is from crossing species not from crossing breeds. You may get an improvement breeding a breed with no LP to one with.. But you'd need breeders who care. Breeding toys to toys won't fix anything. Many have LP problems.
A well bred dog is a well bred dog. Whether it be a purposely bred mutt, or a purebred, if the breeder cares and tests you'll have healthier animals. No 100% guarantees in it, but healthier is more likely.
A mutt is not more healthy just for being one.
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In my opinion, mixing breeds is like playing the lottery with two lines of genes. Breeders of mixes don't do health or genetic testing; why would they? They are in it for the money. So anyone can take two different breeds and breed them. What happens when both breeds have 'bad' genes? what happens when the puppies don't look exactly like the buyer wants because you can't predict what the pups will look like. Or you can't predict what their temperament will be. So if it turns out that these mixed pups are not exactly what someone ordered, then these pups end up in shelters through no fault of their own. It's not the mutts I'm against; it's the unscrupulous breeding. Mind you, it's not only the breeders of mixed breeds that are irresponsible; there are those that breed purebreds. Yes purebreds do have health issues (just like mutts do but a lot less predictable!) but there are good breeders out there doing health and genetic testing to eliminate those problems from the genetic lines. You are right though; there is no other love like a dog's love, mixed or not.
In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn't merely try to train him to be semi human. The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility of becoming partly a dog. ~Edward Hoagland
I think most people are refering to the mutt breeders not the actuall dog itself. People who breed 2 different dogs which makes a mutt and then sell them to profit from it when there are thousands of mutts as well as pure breeds in shelters dying and the biggest reason is irresponsible breeders such as the uggle and oodle breeders and even the irresponsible pure breed breeders.It just seems that the mutt breeders are the worst because what logical reason could there be to create mutts?