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RE: food - Shovel
Sat Apr 22, 2006 09:52

I actually hate when people start trying to breed "mini" shelties. Those
dogs tend to be prone to health problems and temperament issues since
a lot of inbreeding goes on to get exceptionally small shelties :(.

Compared to Nico, a sheltie at the 13" end of the breed standard would
look tiny :).

  • RE: food - ShovelLaurie, Sat Apr 22 08:22
    I hope that little one is tiny all over, and not just emaciated. I saw a woman in NYC walking 2 mini Shelties in Central Park - they were too cute. I tried to find a "mini-me" for Max for a while... more
    • RE: food - ShovelShovel, Sat Apr 22 10:32
      He is small all over he is soooo damn cute. Is there a way that we can post pixs on this site. I'd like to show you to see if you think he looks to thin. It seems to fit him. I want to see you'r dog... more
    • RE: food - Shovel — Tamara, Sat Apr 22 09:52
      • mini'sLaurie, Sat Apr 22 13:26
        Unfortunately, there are unethical breeders for every type of animal. I've seen it with cats, dogs, and horses. We wouldn't have many of our mini breeds today, though if people didn't intervene and... more
        • Re: mini'sTamara, Sat Apr 22 13:46
          I always tell people that but a lot get suckered into "it's such a cute puppy" or "I'm saving it from the bad breeder". The sad thing is every time someone buys a puppy for these reasons, they enable ... more
      • miniShovel, Sat Apr 22 10:33
        Yeah i've heard that as well, but i did get mine from a repretable breeder.
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