Submitted: August 15th, 2008
Vote Due: October 1st, 2008
Is it time for D.C.A. to discuss the possibility of AKC
registration of the descendants of the
Let me just state up front that I would like to see the backcross Dals registered with the AKC, so I will certainly be voting YES when the ballot arrives asking if we even want to discuss it.
To me, it's a pretty simple question. Should these backcross dogs be
considered AKC Dalmatians? Please note that the question is not if their
spotting is to your liking, if these Dals will "cure" urate stone formation,
Do you know how many other breeds would be thrilled to have even an opportunity to address a health problem in their breed the way we can? For us to not at least pursue it seems foolish.
I would like to ask the people who are so vehemently against including the
backcross Dals in AKC a question. Your argument is that you want to protect
the Dalmatian, correct? How would you feel if in an effort to do that,
DCA/AKC decided that a good way to protect and preserve the Dalmatian would
And I have one more question for the people who are against this. It's a
question I keep trying to answer in my own mind, but can't. I have to
believe that fear is behind your passion. What is it you are really afraid
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