Fred Basset by Alex Graham

Fred Basset

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  1. GrimmaTheNome

    GrimmaTheNome said, almost 2 years ago

    Well, they were bred as hunting dogs. I saw a Basset artésien the other day – the French working type – lean, fit, and capable of going above a lollop. I think Fred is more like these than the current show basset type.

  2. david_42

    david_42 said, almost 2 years ago

    Show dogs are getting sadder by the year. Ones that can’t breath, ones that can’t give birth naturally, bad backs, blindness, hip problems, bone problems, tiny brains crammed in to “elegantly narrow” heads, etc.

  3. Simon_Jester

    Simon_Jester said, almost 2 years ago

    If I had THAT coming after me, I could move pretty quick, too

  4. Simon_Jester

    Simon_Jester said, almost 2 years ago

    @david_42

    Contrast that with dogs that compete in working dog and/or hunting dog trials. ( Border Collies, :Labrador Retrievers, etc. ) These are dogs bred for performance, not looks. so you better beileve they’re in good physical shape

  5. angusdad

    angusdad said, almost 2 years ago

    @david_42

    That’s why I’ve always had a mixed breed. They may have some problems, but not like the pure breeds.

  6. bresnik415

    bresnik415 said, almost 2 years ago

    Where there’s a will …

  7. serenasakitty

    serenasakitty said, almost 2 years ago

    @david_42

    I’ve always wondered what will happen to these poor animals, dogs or horses, that are bred just for show when the current fads change. Many of them are bred strictly for shows and are not really suited to do anything.

  8. bgrauberger

    bgrauberger GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    @serenasakitty

    I thought most of them move to the Hamptons or go into politics

  9. Rottiluv

    Rottiluv GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Wow, so much ignorance in so few comments.

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