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Re: Looking for/ Looooongggg dog

LOL, it is difficult, isn't it!!  Trixilee didn't make it easy  either to 
measuring her.  I think perhaps when she is done growing,  she'll be like your 
Dreyfuss.  Right now, her front legs are definitely  shorter than her back legs. 
 The back legs seem almost normal, straight and  closer to a proportionate 
length...but the front.....well, they are short and  crooked looking in 
comparison.  They look very much like those of a  dachshund.  Her hiney, therefore, is 
quite a bit higher than her front  end, and more narrow than her chest too.  
Thankfully her curly tail  disguises the height difference a bit.  Kind of 
looks like she's walking on  her elbows otherwise.  Poor thing.  I do hope that 
she evens out a bit  as she matures.  Doesn't seem to bother her though.
zone 9
Texas Gulf Coast
In a message dated 4/3/2006 8:06:23 PM Central Standard Time,  
gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:

I just  measured Dreyfuss. He's a little over 14 inches at the shoulder, and 
21"  long, as near as I can tell with him wiggling. Most of his height is in  
his chest- he's got stubby little legs.
Alas, he's definitely "doggy",  especially when wet.

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