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Posted 1 year ago

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ho2cultcha
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Here's a large and very nice cast-stone bulldog i picked up the other day. i'm very tempted to paint him again as he's lost most of his paint over the years. How old do you think he is? Should i repaint him w/ some airbrush tools?

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  1. rocker-sd rocker-sd, 1 year ago
    Hmmm? Never seen a Bulldog with a tail??
  2. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 1 year ago
    hmmm.... that's how they are naturally. the little stub is what happens when they are chopped, i think. this is an old one - not sure how old, but he's got quite a bit of age and he's in great condition.
  3. rocker-sd rocker-sd, 1 year ago
    I have two Bulldogs. They have a very small tail that is corkscrewed. They are not cut or docked like a Doberman, but born this way.
  4. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 1 year ago
    interesting. i guess i don't have an answer to that question then. i don't know why he has a longer tail than other boxers. maybe they used to be that way?
  5. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 11 months ago
    i did a little bit of research and from what i found, boxers do get their tails chopped when they are very young. some people say that there are good reasons for this, but i really don't know. i would like to find out when they began this tradition. i think it may help me date this statue which i think is quite old. it's also a lot larger than it looks like in these pics. i'll get some measurements and photos with a ruler or something.
  6. rocker-sd rocker-sd, 11 months ago
    Bulldogs and Boxers are two entirely different breeds. Google Bulldog tails and you will see my point.
  7. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 11 months ago
    i'm finding the same info for bulldogs - that they are born w/ tails - sometimes short and sometimes long. sorry for confusing boxer/bulldog though. they do look pretty similar in the face.

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