It is an assault on the American fanciers. No breed is for everyone. You stats show golden retrievers to have about 3.5 time the no. CEA is the only really on point DNA test. If Germany has dropped deafness rates using their scheme it’s a fair representation of true breeding results, then wonderful I’m not sure 8% is acceptable to most breeders but I think that by judging their actions 1-3% deafness is acceptable to maintain a valued coat color. They are still a breed that has 100% saturation of disease genes for their coat and for their uric acid (save the handful of LUA Dals). That’s responsible parenting. And don’t kid yourself, all breeds have problems unique to their birthright. There is a study on this and you might want to read that study which states increased popularity is sometimes followed by increases in bite reports. I’ve always been sad to see that. Uric acid stones are treatable with medication and diet and occasionally will require surgery while Calcium Oxalate stones are not treatable any way but surgery. You lay claim to Dalmatians having temperament problems, yet you own 4 of the one breed that is rebound for its bad temperaments! Efternamn = Last name I’ve had Dalmatians all my life, never a urinary issue, never a temperament problem or deafness. I don’t care what you think about Grandin or her “expertise” but her position is heavily documented. They wouldn’t know what to do with a Border Collie, Basset Hound or Airedale Terrier … Hirsh, J. Okay, that’s true, it isn’t “happy”. 0 1 2. PS, I am from the UK, this may go some way to explaining why the Dalmatians I know are wonderful in temperament, from what I’ve read, we’ve less stringent issues when it comes to crossing? I have German Shepherds and am involved in rescue. I don’t want to argue, you do, so why would I perform a counter-argument? But this is the number stated by the Dalmatian Club of America, which also recommends that deaf puppies be euthanized – it’s right in their code of ethics. Your response to SuperSheppie is patently wrong. Christopher’s blog is one of the few which focuses on animal-welfare, rather than advocating for complete ban. Uh, how about NO stones? Future targets for post that are of more interest to me are Chinese Cresteds, Dogo Argentinos, and some others. The first author has observed possible signs of overselection for depigmentation in high-producing, commercially bred hybrid pigs. I have seen the ones who came through rescue and I have one right now. i have a Dalmatian and he is one year old... he doesn't listen to me, dad,mom , or my sister... i cant let him go, when we are on walks. In “Development and Evolution of Brain Size: Behavioral Implications” (M. E. Hahn, C. Jensen, and B. C. Dudek, eds. Whats up with the anger? I have videos of it, big loopy tail wags with the teeth shown is a happy dog not an angry or warning dog. -it’s not like they could hear and have gone deaf and get confused/distressed about it. Reading your replies to everyone on this page confirms the fact that you’re unable to treat ANYONE with respect. The issue specifically was albinism when it came to the doberman. Every single puppy while being LUA phenotypcially will still have a copy of the HUA gene and be able to produce it if bred to another one that is pure HUA or LUA x HUA. I love JRT personalities they are so extremely bright, loveable and athletic. Can they be nervous? Mounted gangs up for fun. “On the Origin of Species.” Oxford University Press (published in 1958 by Mentor, New York). For an apparently well educated person the author loses a ton of credibility with the acidic tones and generally nasty demeanor. So right there we have humans displaying all possible combinations of base pairs which show marked differences in Gout. There are though some cracker black and tans coming out of Ireland of both type, shorter and or otherwise. 24, 389-415. Sadly I rather like Dogo Argentino’s but they suffer from the same problems because of the pure white coat. Most breed histories are more story than history. Yerkes, R. M. (1905).J. They are simply the most current. Well aware of those numbers. Also, the stone issue can be minimized by proper feeding and hydration. Price, E. 0. Reward potty with treats . I think a Jack Russel Terrier (also an extreme piebald dog) that weighted 40 pounds would be the worst possible dog for anyone. Dave recently posted..From Which He Flushed. Everyone needs to stop feeding this troll. Now, Christopher, I have to ask if you have ever owned a special needs dog? Heck, many owners of mature dogs are amazed to learn that their dog has partial deafness. There is just no reconciling that with the truth, thus you are a committed liar. Okay… I see a lot of posts about Dalmatians but have yet to see anyone talk about the pigment. It’s a form of severe submissive behavior and that is NOT a safe thing in any breed. 6) There should be a pop-up screen with “VÄLJ RAS” as header in a green box with white text. ETC. Dalmatians are no more artificial than any other breed of dog. And that hasn’t gotten any better. Since you brought up Golden Retrievers. Has it been clear sailing with Dallies from day one? Whether or not she is a puppy doesn’t justify the fact the dog has horrible nerves. And TV shows like Full House, The Drew Carey Show and Pushing Up Daisies and many others. Of course had I not been sleep walking he should have stayed in Holland as a stallion and I should have made sure of that. For the record, one of the few breeds with which I have experienced temperament issues are Border Collies. To be honest, I’ve had more trouble with Border Collies in my career than I have Dalmatians (I’ve scars on my back from a rather nasty unprovoked attack I suffered as a child) but I’m not about to run a hate campaign towards them, each and every dog, whatever it’s breed, can have downfalls. Voisinet, B. D., Grandin, T., Tatum, J. D., O’Conner, S. F, and Struthers, J. It’s no surprise that the Husky made the list of the most stubborn dog breeds. It DOES work. People need to stop saying things like that. My rescue just didn’t have the genes to keep up with my 10 to 15 mile runs or my long day hikes that would push 30 miles. Either are problematic. For that matter, blue dobes piss me off as well. As to those who question my sincerity to the breed the bottom line is I would rather have to deal with a medically manageable stone than one that could only be treated with surgery. I’ll first get this out of the way: I do know Dalmatians as well as several other breeds like Labrador Retrievers are coming up more with aggression, but I don’t believe this has anything to do with pigment, it’s just selecting for looks (who’s a show winner, not as in who has the least amount of color, although I know they do this too) and less for temperament. OK I did the Google test. We know that Swedes and Finns are very health-conscious compared to their counterparts abroad. (in my experience, there are sure to be exceptions, maybe your dogs are lovely and I could rekindle my liking for collies??) Do you think the dalmatian part will alter the benefits of the lab such as being a water dog and being easily trained/intelligent? Well, then we’re running out of things to disagree on. Agric. Ethol. Am. According to Anheuser-Busch’s Web site, Dalmatians were historically used by brewers to guard the wagon while the driver was making deliveries. You can see when you look into his eyes he is not quite right!, there is just something in there that says i have potential! I assure you this is not some of the fractured fairy tales in my opinion +++++++. And I appreciate all the work that went into producing this – I’ll have a grand time swimming through that data! Physiol. 3) Hit “Skicka” [Trans. “Ontogeny and Phylogeny.” Harvard University Press (Belknap Press), Cambridge, MA and London. So I am no longer on drugs? Dalmatians DO NOT have a temperment issue.Just how many Dalmatians have you been around? 7. Basenji closest related breed to the wolf. Like I also mentioned before there are LUA litters in many European countries by now, including 4 in Germany, thanks to the hard work that some of the US breeders have put in over the many years. Pathetic. The game pit bulls and the show pekes are two ends of the same abusive scale. They have to be operated on. ” Internet ‘trolling’ is the anti-social act of causing of interpersonal conflict and shock-value controversy online. Wrong, we raised trained and hunted with Dalmatians when I grew up and the deaf pups that were placed and trained by u along with the owners training were some of the best hunters and sweetest dogs. American Cocker Spaniels used to come in multiple shades of red before the color was standardized to one particular shade and hue. I am inclined to go with the self-interest. The very thing you were saying created this mess in the first place! It’s not a coincidence that a breed so shallowly defined would have a disease gene 100% saturated so soon after the breed was formed. 46, 17-31. Roller canary song produced without learning from external source. Jess recently posted..The Afghan Hound as Symbol of Conspicuous Consumption. Made me smile ear to ear! How fair is it to compare when there is missing information for other breeds? People were not purpose bred the way dogs are either. But no one us under the misnomer that they’re anything else. A few owners testified to me that they own such dogs and find no skin issues. rescue them. I also worked on a dairy farm as a teenager and Brown Swiss cows could be just as likely to be crazy as a holstein. “12-24 months”] and “Samtliga” [trans. By that horribly twisted non-logic we can have no morality in dog breeding because any breeder can say it’s moral to breed blind dogs because flatworms are ok, and they’re blind. In ISDS Border Collies, Wiston Cap was present in all dogs registered after 1995ish and he was born in 1963. Dec 31, 2011 - This Pin was discovered by Karine Luby. She’ll lay on her back and expose her tummy to me one minute and then snap at me the next if I try to stop her from assaulting the other dogs. I am just saying that if a child causes physical pain to a dog–any dog—then who is to blame when the dog finally nips the kid? If your dog doesn’t know what to do after a few times of reciting the command then feel free to walk to the hiding place, show them the toy, and try a few more rehearsal runs. And this is true. Individuals who failed to read and understand the history of this breed and what purpose they had, which was to run with a coach and horses and were also used to guard the coach and the horses, ended up with a pet that needed to be taken care of. Both dogs in the picture are not exhibiting an aggressive stance, the ears back in that way (curved, not flat against the head) is another way a dog shows submission. These animals are not normal, and they suffer. https://www.avma.org/KB/Resources/Backgrounders/Pages/The-Role-of-Breed-in-Dog-Bite-Risk-and-Prevention.aspx. FCI Dalmatians are thus genetically just as susceptible to all the issues I raised here. Seriously? I always thought breathing was pretty important. C. (1973). People have NERVOUS smiles too. I thought normally White German Shepherds had dark pigmentation and brown eyes,so where about as healthy as regular ones. The highest rates are seen in Dalmatians, of which 30% are deaf in one or both ears; rates in other strongly affected breeds range from 8% to 20%. . I have a branch of farm dogs that quickly go unregistered and there are agility and obedience lines, cattle farming lines, sheep herding/trial lines, and show lines. How silly of me! Those bred in the States are then also registered with OFA. It’s called a Dalmatian “Smile”. Genet. At least now the back cross is available to those breeders who can get over their purity issues for the sake of the dogs. LMFAO. Just to be clear: There were quite a few people in DCA who thought the LUA experiment had a lot of promise including myself. Q. Rev. Have you personally tested any of the dogs in your breeding program for the disease that they are known to be afflicted with. The first thing that you will want to get in the habit of is encouraging good behavior and discouraging bad behavior. If you have a bad gene pool to work from, however, that would make breeding dogs who are sound in mind and body very difficult and that’s sad to think about. I purchased a Dalmation at 13 years old from what was supposed to be a reputable Illinois breeder. It is just pathetic on so many levels that you’d call disease a benefit simply because your dogma prevents you from seeing the clear and ethical solution. Long walks will keep your Dalmatian well exercised and prevent boredom that may contribute to difficulties with potty training. I was sitting in the car with my Boston, and this male came in thru the car window and grabbed my dog by the face, pulling him out the window. Science. Train wreck in very inappropriate. No, they’re all prone to it due to all of them having the same coat color which is linked with behavioral problems PLUS the general consensus that the breed has temperament issues. Manuck, S. B., and Schaefer, D. C. (1978). It’s illegal to cross breed dogs in El Paso? J. Hered. There are NO dals being bred for anything else. Jess recently posted..Tazi, a Journey with the Afghan Hounds. Let’s move on: I am not sure which Dalmatians you have come across but I keep repeating – I do not know many (and some exist in every breed) that have temperament issues. If you want me to source every statement, drop some money in my pocket, else take things for what I bother to dish out for free. I’ve sent their blood work off more times than I can remember. It’s not a coincidence that a breed so shallowly defined would have a disease gene 100% saturated so soon after the breed was formed.”. Difficult to train breeds Dogs can be difficult to train for a variety of different reasons. This said, I think in some ways the European KC’s are a little bit more up to date on THIS specific issue BUT hardly anybody will use a “registration” dog in their breeding program. I have been around a number of Dalmatians. GSDs have been given a decent treatment as well. Grandin, T. (1997). If you’d like me to do your research for you, there’s a donation link right over there on the side of the blog. Yet they all possess the extreme pie bald gene… Which makes dogs… mostly white. dogs with blue irises or missing tapetal pigmentation are more likely to be deaf. They can though get aggressive with bigger dogs. To train your Dalmatian, be firm yet fair by creating strict rules with short, clear commands and sticking to them. And you haven’t seemed to be able to back that statement up. I think you’re sick if you claim to love a dog but think that a 3 in 10 chance of making it deaf because you like just one coat variation is justifiable. Is it true that it is stated that any establishment made by man that gets more than 100 years old is doomed to fall? You are going to want to be very aware of what you might be unintentionally communicating because your Dalmatian is going to notice EVERYTHING. “How litters have you whelped? Ellen Scott Tuesday 29 Sep 2020 1:43 pm. Smart, patient application of sound population-genetic principles. White and cream are different genes. Get rid of the thing that used to hurt me). You can not claim that 1 in 10,000 is the same as 1 in a billion chance. Colour-headed cattle were less flighty. Behav. Or stand in the way of others who want to do better. Destabilizing selection as a factor in domestication. To be honest, I’ve had more trouble with Border Collies. How do you house train a Dalmatian puppy? They are certainly NOT telling them “they’re WONDERFUL DOGS, so nice and well bred that they are just easy peasy to take care of.” The only reason to tell people to NOT get a dog is because you know full well that they aren’t good dogs and that the nice, kind, fun, and good with kids breed they’ll see on the screen is not what people are actually going to find with a real Dalmatian. So the possibility exists but only about 2 % of breeders utilize this opportunity. All Dalmatians have this disease. See, the thing is, this is a blog. I should have probably also mentioned, not everyone buys a dal for appearance. I used to wonder why every single one of the pure white colored(albino with red eyes) and the pure yellow ones(lutino with red eyes) were ALWAYS ABSOLUTELY INSANE AND CRAZY. Do you do the required testing of your dogs before you breed them? 18(3), 293-308. It can be a mild disease or cause blindness. I’d even argue that it could be more open and be more beneficial, but it’s decidedly better than the unthinking and closed stud books that are extant in other neighborhoods in the fancy. Sci. (1898). So much so that I have 2 drafts of several thousand words each that I’ve kept in reserve as not to over-GSD the blog. I am an owner of a well bread dalmatian with a stable temperment. Mutt is not the insult you think it is. This little guy at 3 months was already doing more than a mile of walking a day with us after work. I think your piece was short sighted. your own Pins on Pinterest Attacks doing bodily harm: 3 Other dogs do it to, just to a lesser extent. Wow, so you can bite me, lol. (2008) . It Is NOT agression. There is a coat colouration pattern (white headed or high white facial markings) that leads to deafness; but there appears to be no problem with riding deaf horses (they tend to be less spooky overall), and highly trainable. We can recognize dogs who have these problems, and the standard talks of darker pigment being desired and temperament issues (usually stated as shyness) to be avoided. And people get rid of deaf puppies because they ARE harder to train. (1996). I’m sure there are more complicated Dals out there, it’s just i’ve not met one yet! Thus people who were not willing to put in the time to exercise and stimulate the breed ended up having problems. Tone. Sorry, I don’t CARE about the rest of your point. Also, Dals don’t “go deaf” they can be born deaf, although I do not think this is right (something should be done to stop this) it’s not necessarily a problem if the owner of said deaf creature knows what they’re doing. A wide variety of breeds of dogs have been reported to have congenital deafness (see Table 1); not all of these cases of deafness have been shown to result from hereditary causes. Her parents had very similar temperaments. And even after their various popularity bubbles, they didn’t crash into oblivion, they still maintain high levels of ownership. If you regularly brush your dog, often bathing is not necessary, only three to four times a year. The pink skin also sets them up for cancer. They occur in dogs at a much higher rate which depletes the gene pool for non carriers because: The immune system is governed by the Major Histocompatability Complex (MHC). Dachshunds are attractive choices for their intelligence and independence, but this can make them difficult to potty train. .meaning the folks who bred the white chest patch out of the St. Johns dog to get the Labrador Retriever were doing harm. They’re dogs. 8. Best dog I’ve ever rescue and I’ve had wonderful rescue dogs. There really is something fundamentally wrong with a person that strives to cause conflict at any given opportunity. Psychol. Likewise, health encumbrances associated with lack of pigmentation are skin allergies, skin cancer and sunburn, demodicosis (immune-mediated hair follicle mange), follicular dysplasia (coat which is dull and breaks), reduced fertility and sterility, and photo-induced epilepsy just the tip of the ice-berg IMO. And I will not hold my breath that Dalmatian breeders will EVER consider giving up the spots. They must get out and see and experience all. I don’t care what the dog breed is. The real train wreck here seems to be Christopher. by two years of age his dog aggression had become fully fledged and he was no longer able to free run off the lead, i had to resort to long lead walks and cycling with him on a long lead to meet the exercise requirements. If we can truly get the LUA gene to be universal and rid the breed of the HUA gene and associated disorder, and can test for neural tube melanin/eumelanin deficiencies, we may make inroads into the problems of breeding an extreme piebald dog. My dad and sister each had one. Oh, and CERF, but that’s sort of worthless because my local vet is also a specialist so it’s entirely redundant. Kudos Why love this Blog can actually learn most of the time from individuals not the same old excuses, denials and ignorance. Just because it comes from a University doesn’t mean it is free from mistakes, or that it doesn’t need to list its sources. Plain and simple. Yes. What a terrible article. 15, 353-375. Along that line, “Pedigree Dogs Exposed” is a byproduct of the animal-welfare movement, not the animal-right movement. In other words, a dog can FAIL every single test, and STILL get a CHIC number. This is why domestication is nice, the animal can stick out like a sore thumb but still survive because we need them to, we require it. If I do actually point they know instantly where, if its bird in the sky circling overhead…. You must show them, through absolute consistency, that you mean what you say. You are singling out Dalmatians. If I, as a dog owner, had the option I would rather not operate. Guess that means we better stop breeding all of you too! Obviously the same can be said of Urate stone disease and Melanin deficient temperament problems: not all Dalmatians will present with clinical symptoms but they all have the genes for it. My kelpie gives that when he wants to get on the floor with you and wave his feet in the air, going down front first, butt in air. Even if you’re telling the truth. They are life long commitments. Few have this focus of purpose with the odds against them. Deafness High $100-$300, Estimates based on claims paid by Embrace Pet Insurance, http://www.embracepetinsurance.com/health/leukodystrophy. I again pleaded for her and at 15 had very little pull but managed to get a hold placed on any rash action. Some can be a little aloof when meeting strangers. Which is quite hilarious if you think about it, because the *dogs* must have *two* balls to be shown… Blue eyed people (such as myself) even squint from the light, may have migraine sensitivities (which I do), and a myriad of other things, but this is just life and it’s not like I’m disabled from it. They know it too, F1 ‘s and three quarter breds are the winners so you need a healthy population of draught. And what about ridiculous tail docking and ear cropping to suit some dumb human’s idea of good looks. No dog is perfect. Malignant Melanoma in a dog! Dalmatians health issues and Collies reveals a time frame in the 70’s when the goals radically changed. Degree of behavioral neoteny differentiates canid polymorphy. Check out the dark spotted one. No one who is not a disease apologist and breeding defeatist would agree with you because no one has gone out and intentionally inflicted urate stones on their dogs just because those stones are “manageable.” What a horrible person you are. After all you would not like to put your live in danger with over a ton of dangerous animal. They always forget the pet owners are listening. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. First off, you need to stop applying European standards to the blog. I’ve already explained that nowhere did I say that every Dalmatian should be put down lest they savage the face off of a human being or kill a child or re-enact Kujo on an unsuspecting public. It’s a sign of anxiety which Dalmatians are rather notorious for having. But here are some tips which can help you know how to stop a dog from jumping, read more! It is probably NOT the great panacea people are being led to believe. Lastly for consideration are the Blood Diseases such as VwD which is a recessive that has been genetically identified as a deletion; Now for your consideration the number breeds with Von Willebrand’s Disease which currently are three types in varies breeds. You might think that an AKC Breeder of Merit would stand behind their words by commenting under their real name. You think the “smarl” is disgusting? By this I mean that the major issues facing the breed {predisposition toward deafness, urinary stone disease, and temperament problems} are all intrinsic, universal, and inextricable from the breed. Dalmatians seek affection but only from the people they trust – and they tend to take a while before trusting strangers. So all of your degrees have failed on one level……….. you fail to be able to teach others but your are fabulous at bringing out the worst in them since you are not capable to lead by good example. There’s a world of difference ethically between trying to do right by our dogs and trying to remove disease wisely and judiciously and the complete opposite which is what is going on in Dalmatians, which is to enshrine disease as a breed feature and then decide that there’s no way to remove it AND keep the pretty coat color, so we just live with it. Anim. Asked by Wiki User. Given how eagerly he approaches with playful paws, snorts and high spirits, I somehow doubt he feels he’s in serious fear for his life. We can manage the genetic disease through hydration techniques which will keep the dogs bladders flushed. Walk away in a hurry. I bag on Dalmatians (and tons of other breeds) because it should not take this long. This is an indictment of the entire breeding world that would be so stuffy and inert that they would rather their dogs suffer for 4 decades than consider doing the right thing. It still isn’t life threatening or bad in my opinion, reduction in pigmentation is part of evolution and even domestication, piebaldism does not exist in the wild but it does in domestic animals, it even popped up in the russian fur fox farm experiment and foxes with blue eyes also appeared, what do you think this means? I.e. Academic Press, New York and London. Required fields are marked *. ALL Dalmatians are susceptible to acquiring coat-related deafness and the more extreme the whiteness, the greater chance of deafness; i.e. Crate train your Dalmatian. . I don’t keep up with that stuff anymore since I only take rescued Dallies. 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