100 years of selective breeding. Sadly, this is why purebred dogs have so many health issues. Just go get a mutt from the shelter! As long as there are homeless animals, there's no such thing as a "reputable" breeder.
♥ DIY Dog Stuff ♥ Fun DIY dog collar idea: trim the collar off a child-sized button-down shirt to make a cute collar for your pup. It's a great way to “dress up your dog without making him wear clothes!
Nakio, a mixed-breed dog, has 4 artificial legs after losing all paws and part of his tail from frostbite after being abandoned as a puppy in a cold cellar. What spirit & heart this dog has, after all he went through. Just love this animal.