I'm just curious about this. I get to see a lot of dogs where I work and I noticed that many times if a Shepherd is crossed with something (even another dog that has ears that stand up) the ears are floppy (I've seen many husky/shepherd mixes like this).
Does anyone know what causes this (I know it's probably soe sort of genetics thing) and can explain this in layman terms?

Of course since they are crosses I suppose it could just be that they dn't know about the third dog in the mix:) (I'm supposing ears that stand up are not a dominate trait).
Alice

The root cause of problems is simple overpopulation. People just aren't worth very much any more, and they know it. Makes 'em testy. ...Bev

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