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Parade Of Mutants by Culpeo-Fox Parade Of Mutants by Culpeo-Fox
... a.k.a dog breeds.

A good bunch of all existing dog breeds wouldn't be able to survive without man thanks to all their anomalies and genetic disorders as a result from incest for the sake of "pure breeding" (heck, some of those (like the English Bulldog) aren't even able to reproduce or give birth to their litters without help anymore. The thought alone is just disgraceful.)

Inspired by a pug that came across my way some time ago. It was rattling like crazy, a pity to look at. The owner's reaction? "OMG, Willy, usocute!"

God, why do they have to produce even more complete overbred cripples. I can't stand most dog breeds (or dogs in general) and seeing how batshit crazy people went with dog breeding doesn't make it any better (and WHY do you even have to continue this bullshit with cats, too? At first we only had these ugly persians and hideous hairless sphynx cats, now there are those so called munchkins and kangaroo cats. Just...don't. We fucked up the dogs and gold fishes already. And as always, it is the animals who suffer. For what. For "beauty"?)

If you happen to own a breed on the list above, please don't feel offended by that. I know that this could be a very delicate topic and i respect your opinions whatever these may be. Same goes for my opinions, though. And these would be: Health first. Then character. And THEN you can think of outer appearance (also: No. I'm not lumping all breeders of the world together here. There is more than black and white. Fact is, though, that some actually went way too far with pure breeding and standards as so many pitiful canine individuals show everyday.)

Speaking of the German Sherpherd:
The critter satirised here is the showdog version with that total overbred slanting butt/back. The working dog versions at least do have some normal anatomy...

Dog breeds had a purpose at one point in time and i'm totally fine with that. It's the show dogs i despise and where everything went overboard.

Great skull comparison:
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Lipizzaner-Kgirl Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student General Artist
I'm fine with breeding animals (I think of it as an art form combined with biology), but we must always consider the animals' health and comfort.
seleina-scorpio Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014
i love dogs of all breeds, tho i do believe that this type of breeding should stop, that's why no matte the breed i only adopt from rescure shelters
horner735 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
I happen to have a Basset hound and he's actually more durable than you might think.
We even lost him once i the woods for over a month and he found his own way home.
He lost a little weight but was completely fine. He even catches ground hogs and brings
them home completely by himself. I think thats what he lived off of.
milovanf Featured By Owner Edited Jul 17, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I don't understand why do people make those breed look so ugly. German Shepherds are okay. Same goes for Gold/Silver retriever and Labrador. But mops or bulldog? :stare: They look like somebody smash them a hammer in a face. :facepalm:
Tara05 Featured By Owner May 30, 2014
Um, they're pets. They're not supposed to live on their own, so why does it matter if they aren't built to live on their own...?

There're only two things I dislike about dog breeding: Overbreeding to the point in which shelters are overcrowded and we have strays on the street and breeding dogs for aesthetics that give them real health problems. Like the short muzzle dogs that clearly have breathing issues, and the dogs who can't give birth without the help of humans due to their anatomy.
Bleachett Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2014  Student General Artist
I work at a dog "day-care" place and come across so many breeds every day. This is a good point you bring up about breeding... I don't understand the appeal for a dog who has so many problems, and paying hundreds to continue the support of breeding these dogs. The situation with bull dogs, french bulldogs, pugs, etc makes me particularly sad. They live a lesser lifespan because of what humans have done. What really makes me angry is that this breeding still goes on despite the millions in shelters, or homeless strays without a place to live. It's so unfair to see these unloved dogs killed while people continue to support breeders. Extremely disappointing. 

But so yes, i really like these examples. It is important that people know about this. Another thing also I find horrible is ear cropping/taping. Disturbing, that I still see this happen, for beauty purposes. I don't want to imagine how painful this is for the dog. 

Another dog good for this picture would have been the "Rhodesian Ridgeback." People somehow find the excess fur in an opposite direction along their spine beautiful, and have bred them for this. This is actually a spine disorder of course, not really only the fur. Only about 1/4 of the dogs in this breed aren't born with this, but many are killed because they are not "qualified". In short, breeding is terrible. I can't stand the fact that it still happens. 
MuteKrocodil Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I don't mean to sound rude or nasty but,foxaboo much?
Scared2dream Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014
I like it, a fresh satire on dog breeds whose domestication has gone overboard!
I've never viewed these brand of dogs as 'mutants' before, but it DOES hit the nail on the head. 
And after looking at your art, I can't argue with the term either. 
Nice job!
Chibipikagirl Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014  Student General Artist
kangaroo cat? oh good gosh what abomination is that?
StarfallenWolf Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is perfect.
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