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Are there any advantages to getting a "mutt" over a purebred dog?

Yes and no. With a "mutt", you get what's referred to as hybrid vigor, or outbreeding enhancement. With a purebred, you can see a concentration of "desirable" breed traits that cause problems for ...
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Is it possible preview my dog adult size?

It's difficult to guess, how we usually estimate their adult size is by looking at both parents. Another way is from paws, large paws tend to mean big dogs (though there are some exceptions I.e cocker ...
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Mixed breed puppy, unique facial coloring

Your dog's face markings are so cleanly split down the middle, even cleanly breaking patches of various color, which isn't really a normal thing for markings. It makes me wonder if it's a genetic ...
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How to make my dog pee inside our apartment

Some lessons are really difficult to unlearn. This is one of them. Rather then trying to unlearn don't go potty inside, teach a new lesson. Work on the reverse of my answer at the question below. ...
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Is it possible to tell shrimp eggs if they’re cross bred?

I'll preface with the fact that I have not kept shrimp for very long, and I've not bred them. But I have done a lot of research on the fact (as much as I could, there's not a lot of easily accessible, ...
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Do guinea fowl chicken crosses lay eggs?

I can't say for certain as there doesn't seem to be enough research surrounding them but I do believe they would lay eggs. Eggs from a "fertile" hen are all considered sterile until fertalised by a ...
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Do guinea fowl chicken crosses lay eggs?

I do not know anything about chicken. But a little about biology. It all depends on why the cross breeds are sterile. In most cases the cross breed has reproduction organs but the cells could not ...
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How to make my dog pee inside our apartment

My dog, a small mixed breed feared the outside when I got him. He was a rescue dog. It took time and understanding w/reassurance that it was ok. Just go to dogs level and rub both ears saying softly ...
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