Author Topic: No, You Probably CAN'T Guess the Dog Breed  (Read 537 times)

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Offline MParlier

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Re: No, You Probably CAN'T Guess the Dog Breed
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2013, 05:52:55 PM »
I'm pretty good at figuring out mixed breeds, but I didn't get any of them right.
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Re: No, You Probably CAN'T Guess the Dog Breed
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2013, 10:06:34 AM »
Crikey, this is VERY  important!

I've read several other limited studies and surveys that highlighted the frequency of unreliable/erroneous visual identification of dogs' breeds, but this is the largest and most compelling study! Thanks for posting this Michelle!
Karen

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Re: No, You Probably CAN'T Guess the Dog Breed
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2013, 03:26:39 PM »
I'm not convinced the DNA testing is accurate.  Blackjack came back as Australian Cattledog, Great Pyrenees, and Shiba Inu.  I find it tough to believe anyone in Wills Point Texas (where he was born) has ever even heard of a Shiba Inu nonetheless own one.
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