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flvegan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-17-08 04:05 PM
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1. Yes, it's called the Chi-Poo.
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  -Hey dog people: is there such a thing as a cross between a toy poodle hedgehog  Jun-17-08 03:41 PM   #0 
  - Yes, it's called the Chi-Poo.  flvegan   Jun-17-08 04:05 PM   #1 
  - Ugh -- nothing irritates me more than "designer" dog breeds  LostinVA   Jun-17-08 05:49 PM   #2 
  - Not as irritating as purebreds  XemaSab   Jun-17-08 05:51 PM   #3 
  - Our dog is purebred, but he isn't AKC registered  LostinVA   Jun-17-08 09:41 PM   #8 
  - Yes, I do.  flvegan   Jun-17-08 06:05 PM   #4 
  - Even hookers?  skygazer   Jun-17-08 07:38 PM   #5 
  - Haruka and I call them overpriced mutts with destructive recessive genes  LostinVA   Jun-17-08 07:45 PM   #6 
     - Does mixing breeding lines restore any mongrel vigor?  hedgehog   Jun-17-08 08:25 PM   #7 
        - Not really -- many of these "designer" dogs come from puppy mills  LostinVA   Jun-17-08 10:11 PM   #14 
           - Sorry... I have to say this  Gilligan   Jun-18-08 01:05 AM   #35 
              - Did I ever say that only designer breeds come from puppy mills?  LostinVA   Jun-18-08 07:01 AM   #37 
  - Aren't they nothing more than just really expensive mutts? n/t  cynatnite   Jun-17-08 10:21 PM   #18 
  - That's exactly what they are  LostinVA   Jun-17-08 10:56 PM   #20 
  - yes. let the dogs breed on their own. we call them mutts!  orleans   Jun-17-08 11:40 PM   #29 
  - Best they not breed at all, mate.  flvegan   Jun-18-08 12:34 AM   #31 
     - i agree. none of our dogs have ever had puppies. n/t  orleans   Jun-18-08 12:44 AM   #32 
     - i agree. none of our dogs have ever had puppies. n/t  orleans   Jun-18-08 12:44 AM   #33 
  - Not me  Gilligan   Jun-18-08 12:49 AM   #34 
  - I like mixed breed dogs -- I have a problem with people purposely breeding mutts  LostinVA   Jun-18-08 07:02 AM   #38 
     - I prefer the term "All American" dogs...  zanne   Jun-18-08 08:12 AM   #43 
  - It may not be "by design"  JustABozoOnThisBus   Jun-18-08 11:33 AM   #45 
     - Yeah -- that's different  LostinVA   Jun-18-08 11:43 AM   #46 
  - Aren't long haired chihuahuas about the same? Just sayin' --  Radio_Lady   Jun-17-08 09:58 PM   #10 
  - No  LostinVA   Jun-17-08 10:10 PM   #13 
  - Long haired chihuahuas  Gilligan   Jun-18-08 01:07 AM   #36 
  - they should have called it a poo-chee. n/t  orleans   Jun-17-08 11:38 PM   #28 
  - In defense of so-called "designer dogs". I have 2 labradoodles.  Raven   Jun-17-08 09:52 PM   #9 
  - Since you had no pictures, I couldn't imagine what they look like. Here's the dog described:  Radio_Lady   Jun-17-08 10:00 PM   #11 
  - A couple who hikes the same canyon I do has a labradoodle--WONDERFUL dog.  Shakespeare   Jun-17-08 10:04 PM   #12 
  - I hope you rescued them and didn't actually pay a "breeder" for a mongrel with a "cute" name  LostinVA   Jun-17-08 10:12 PM   #16 
  - I have a Goldendoodle  Genevieve   Jun-17-08 10:19 PM   #17 
  - I've got a "golden doodle" same idea but retriever instead of lab  Connonym   Jun-17-08 10:45 PM   #19 
     - Sorry, but there is no such thing as a reputable breeder for "designer" dogs  LostinVA   Jun-17-08 10:58 PM   #22 
        - What is wrong with a mutt?  pokerfan   Jun-17-08 11:05 PM   #23 
        - Absolutely nothing -- they can be great dogs  LostinVA   Jun-18-08 07:04 AM   #39 
           - But that is true of any commercial breeding  pokerfan   Jun-18-08 07:59 AM   #42 
              - Reputable breeders make little, if any, profit  LostinVA   Jun-18-08 11:21 AM   #44 
        - I'm not going to argue with you  Connonym   Jun-17-08 11:17 PM   #24 
        - It's not a Mutt  Genevieve   Jun-17-08 11:18 PM   #25 
  - A Choodle  johnnie   Jun-17-08 10:12 PM   #15 
  - I have a designer breed  littlebit   Jun-17-08 10:57 PM   #21 
  - I agree about puppy mills.  bluesbassman   Jun-17-08 11:22 PM   #26 
  - I too agree about Puppy Mills,  Genevieve   Jun-17-08 11:30 PM   #27 
  - If the AKC thought they could make enough money, they would let them into Westminster  LostinVA   Jun-18-08 07:15 AM   #40 
  - yes, there is  BlueDogDemocratNH   Jun-17-08 11:48 PM   #30 
  - I have a puggle  NYCparalegal   Jun-18-08 07:32 AM   #41 

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