If “fashionistas” are obsessed with brand names, some dog lovers  are hooked on dog breeds. This is because purebred dogs are  expensive and belong to the higher level of this particular species. 

Generally, dog breeds were incorporated to give distinctive characteristics to  certain classifications, thus, resulting in a substantial number of varieties. 

However, people who breed dogs often find it hard to detect the specific  characteristic of the resulting species. There are times that offspring appear  to be different from their “parents.”  

In dog breeding, experts contend that the offspring should have the same  characteristics as their parents, both physical attributes and behavior. For  example, a breeding pair of Retrievers should produce the black puppies  because purebred Retrievers have black coats. 

However, there are instances that retrievers produce puppies that have  yellow coats. Hence, cases like this are not considered by the known Kennel  clubs. What happens next is that these yellow retrievers are sometimes  “euthanized” by dog breeders based on the notion that they want to curb the  probable reoccurrence of such species.  

This particular issue has long been debated by many dog experts and  scientists because of the fact that there are certain instances wherein  genetic consequences may intervene. 

In addition, studies show that dog breeds, like the human race, have no  specific scientific origins and that their breeds cannot even be identified and  proven even by DNA. So, the chances of getting a purebred dog are not that  common. 

However, because of the existence of dog breeds, Kennel clubs only consider  pure dog breeds on their competitions. 

Today, there are about 160 dog breeds being recognized by the club, but  most people can only recognize a dozen or two. In fact, even those who are  

experts in dog breeding may still confuse a certain breed as a cross between  two dog breeds. 

Hence, dog breeds should not be considered as a basis on whether or not a  certain dog will bite. Most people have this thinking that there are dog  breeds that will not bite. 

People should keep in mind that dog biting is based on behavior, in which  certain environmental and social variables trigger the behavior. Hence,  experts contend that there is no breed of dog that will attack somebody  without any reason at all. This means that 99.9% of all dogs will not attack  anyone as long as there are no viable reasons that will trigger the attack. 

The bottom line is that dog breeds may still vary, depending on their genetic  make-up. Hence, the foundation of classifying dogs according to their  physical attributes and behavior may be affected by different factors. 

It isn’t any wonder why the issues about purebreds are endless!