Originally Posted by Boogaloo
I don't think any of us are disputing the things you wrote above - I agree the Taco Bell dog is not a true representation of what the breed is. I have not seen anyone on the board say that they think the Taco Bell is a good example of how a Chi should look, so I am not sure where your comment came from? I know that a "deer head" is not how Chihuahuas are supposed to look, but several people own them on this board and wouldn't trade them for all the money in the world. Some prefer that look despite the fact that it is not the true represenatation of that breed and some own that type of Chi because they are rescues.
Again, I will reiterate - you are welcome to start a thread on conformation. As that thread grows, I can ask Admin to make a whole section for it.
Sorry if we came across as being "against" you. That was not my intention!
I agree with you completly Boogaloo.
Tom as a breeder and shower, I have and as I am sure you have as well, come across those litters that you are breeding for show and one or more of the pups come out not to be a good representaion of the breed. And I also know that there are alot of " backyard" breeders out there trying to make a buck. No matter what your opinoin is they will ALWAYS exsit. You will never stop them.
As in defence of my fellow members, I think what you said will offend most that do have have the "deer" chihuahua and your comment was very unessary. This is not a breeding board, It is a place for all that have
cobby, deer and mixed type of chihuahuas to come and share the love of thier chihuahuas, hopefully without the fear of being attacted by someone telling them their chihuahuas are not a representation of the breed. I am 100% sure that 99.9% of the members here have done their homework on the breed and are well aware of the breed standard. If not, then we try to educate them with there questions. As I can tell by the little beauty you have on your avtar, this is not a show dog and lacks the " breed quailty" but that does not stop you from loving any less