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For Dogs, It's 'Survival of the Cutest'


Animals  (tags: Dohs, Cutest, Breed )

Nancy
- 1705 days ago - news.discovery.com
New research shows that how we value the "cuteness" of our pet dogs could influence a breed's survival, variation and overall evolutionary pattern.



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Laura H. (888)
Wednesday January 20, 2010, 10:26 pm
Interesting article.
But ALL dogs are CUTE! :)
 

gail dair (0)
Thursday January 21, 2010, 12:27 am
noted thanks Nancy
 

Cheree M. (46)
Thursday January 21, 2010, 1:14 am
Interesting!! But sadly true, Indeed ALL animals/Dogs are cute!! Thanks Nancy!!
 

Alice C. (1797)
Thursday January 21, 2010, 2:29 am
thank you Nancy
 

Sylvie B C. (33)
Thursday January 21, 2010, 3:55 am
Sad, but true...thank goodness that:
a- beauty is in the eyes of the beholder
b- all dogs have HUGE cuteness factor

As a matter of fact my husband picked our rescued shar-pei mix puppy (he's now 10) because he was the smallest and ugliest of the litter and he thought no one would pick him... (you see why I married the man, don't you?...lol). That pup turned into the most gorgeous head-turning dog - and the sweetest....



 

Shirley S. (174)
Thursday January 21, 2010, 4:09 am
Noted
 

Tierney G. (383)
Thursday January 21, 2010, 7:56 am
Makes sense unfortunately ,but everyone has different tastes and what one thinks is cute another may not. I am one of those odd ones that likes creatures only a mother could love! LOL!
Thanks Nancy
 

VinnieSick m. (330)
Thursday January 21, 2010, 8:37 am
Well, I picked up a stray little Wire Terrier/Beagle Mutt out in the rain in the middle of the street, a big street and she turned out to be the fiercest, most loyal watchdog ever. Daisy Mae is in Animal Heaven now after 16 years with me and she was too cute, too. But at first she had issues as she was dumped at the firest preserve so I just knew what would happen if I took her to the shelter, because she hated kids till the day she died, so I believe she was abused. I still cry when I hear "our song". I love YOU more today ,than yesterday, but not as much as Tomorrow." I seen a show on Discovery Channel about Show dogs that veterinarians said were very deformed for the sake of show. I seen a German Shepard that looked like he had trouble walking. Well, I snuck off and gotta get back to work. LOL
 

Antonio M. (128)
Thursday January 21, 2010, 4:09 pm
The several dog's races was create for man all long the last 150 years.

Thank you Nancy!
 

Giulia Sciarretta (47)
Friday January 22, 2010, 5:07 am
I noted. Interesting article, thak you Nancy
 

kathryn cook (628)
Monday January 25, 2010, 6:35 pm
thats what Sabs looked like - all dogs are cute -- ty for the post
 
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