I saw a show that said they were considering a Labradoodle and was pissed! The last thing we need in this over-pet populated world is having the President act as as a role model for people who think it's okay to breed "Designer MUTTS". "Designer" dogs are the product of people who can't afford to buy two Purebred, AKC Registered dogs of the same breed, so they breed whatever they can get their hands on and give it a fancy name so they can make money selling the puppies.
Being a Breeder of AKC Show Dogs I may be biased. Anyone else here agree with me?
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Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 4:37 PM on Jan. 23, 2009Credits: 39983 Level 29
Just because a dog is deemed hypoallergenic does not me it is 100% allergy free. It is a mix breed dog half of which is a Lab (a dog that does cause allergies and a Poodle which is low allergy causing). Allergies are caused by saliva not hair.It is a crap shoot as to whether the pup will get the poodle gene or the lab gene. Either way the dog still produces saliva. I agree as an AKC show person myself that our new president is feeding the Puppy Mill industry. The VP did the same in purchasing a GSD from Jolindy kennels a mass producer of GSD's that are raised in filthy conditions. I have been to Linda's place for a client who wanted a GSD. Why does anyone feel the need to put a dog or cat in the White house? There is no need. If his children wanted a dog for so long, he should have obliged them sooner. It is a publicity stunt. NMNL.
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Just curious..What exactly is the right age? No one said anything about denying them a dog. What was said is that if the family member is so allergic why would anyone get the animal. It makes no sense. Cancel that last sentence, he now has staff that can take care of the so called family companion. So much for children being old enough to care for dog. I would never think of bringing any animal into my home if a family member of mine was allergic. It is not fair to the family member or animal.
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