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August 11, 2009


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Jordans Sneakers

I understand what you are saying, but you just seem to have forgotten that there are some other people in the world who view this issue for what it really is and may not agree with you. You may be turning away a lot of people who might have been fans of your blog.


I'm not saying that retrievers aren't great dogs. They are. And they are well recognized to be much more trainable than hounds - a desirable trait. I just feel that hounds get a bum rap about their intelligence. But that's why I asked you to vote. Defenders of the hounds and the retrievers - share your opinion!

Raeshawn Parsons

You know what I think you're right but it depends of the occation. I have had the liberty to have owned German Shepherds, Goldens, American Stafs. and my baby Zeeza who is a basset hound. I think you really hit the nail on the head when it came to the hound and the retrieve thoughts. Retrieves have been bred for decades to do exactly what the human says even if the humans says "jump off that bridge." There is no dout in my mind that the retriever would do it. The Hound would most likely think for himself and go the other way, unless food was involved then the outcome might be different.
If humans disappered from the face of the earth (Wouldn't that be great) there is no dout in my mind that the hound would be able to hunt, kill and form a pack to survive. Retreivers have only one thing on their mind, to please the master but when the masters gone what then? Sure they can open doors and think on their paws but when there is no more food in the garbage cans who's going to feed them? They are RETRIEVERS not hunters, unlike hounds. My vote is for the hounds because they can think for themselves and don't have to follow the every breath of humans.

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