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The Beautiful Dogs Thread

Potoooooooo

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Can't let cats have all the fun:p
Let me start off with some wolves from Spain
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Angry Floof

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Aw, they deserve their own beauty thread. :) Why didn't we think of this before? Oh yeah, because cats rule the Internet. Good thread!
 

RavenSky

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Timely thread. We just had a "puppy brunch" at a pop-up park:

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bilby

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Stripe as a pup.

Hard to believe, but that's the same dog as in my avatar pic...

Uh...are you sure? Your avatar pic looks much more like Gizmo in the next picture.

I am sure. Tibetan Spaniels change colour a LOT when they are puppies. The white-balance in the avatar pic is also misleading - that keyboard is brilliant white, and Stripe's face is white too.
 

gmbteach

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Uh...are you sure? Your avatar pic looks much more like Gizmo in the next picture.

I am sure. Tibetan Spaniels change colour a LOT when they are puppies. The white-balance in the avatar pic is also misleading - that keyboard is brilliant white, and Stripe's face is white too.

Here are Stripe and Gizmo together.

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Stripe is the larger and lighter coloured dog.
 

thebeave

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I am sure. Tibetan Spaniels change colour a LOT when they are puppies. The white-balance in the avatar pic is also misleading - that keyboard is brilliant white, and Stripe's face is white too.

Here are Stripe and Gizmo together.

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Stripe is the larger and lighter coloured dog.

Huh...his stripe really sorta vanished as he got older.
 

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My old doge, who passed away peacefully in her sleep last summer. Like me, she wasn't too keen on being photographed, but this was a rare time when she sat still AND looked at the camera.


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Here she is from another side, which I call the Overly Attached Girlfriend look / wants a treat.

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bilby

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Stripe and Bella this morning, sleeping cheek-to-cheek. ❤

The Tibbies always take the big dog beds; Bella doesn't look comfortable in the small one, but she has plenty of choice of bigger ones, and that's where she goes, so go figure.
 

bigfield

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I'm not a fan of ear cropping.

Doberman Pinschers, for example, often have their ears cropped, but wouldn;t you prefer an adorable hound that looks like this?

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DolphinDynasty

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I'm not a fan of ear cropping.

Doberman Pinschers, for example, often have their ears cropped, but wouldn;t you prefer an adorable hound that looks like this?

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I'd prefer any dog that is allowed to remain as it was born, excepting if it is a medical emergency. Ear cropping and tail cropping can be avoided by having furniture less close together, and also, less making it about "how it looks", which is a stupid argument. I think he/she above is just beautiful the way he is, and probably ha more efficient hearing plus more healthy ears cuz the flap protects him from invading insect life more so than not having it, and allows for more direct hearing in the vein of where the flap is lifted up to. But who am I to talk since I'm not "tolerant" to mutilation for no reason.
 
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