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Would you ever consider cloning your pet?

Discussion in 'Woof Memorial Critter's Corner' started by bachchoy, Jan 15, 2005.

  1. bachchoy

    bachchoy Bond

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    I'm sitting here with my beloved pooch at my side. I can't help but to notice all the gray my black pug has. I dread the day, I will have to put her down or bury her. I've lost both cats and dogs growing up, but this is the first pet I ever personally got attached to.

    I wonder sometimes if I would clone her if possible.
     
  2. Glennbo

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    Don't ever do it. It will be different in all the important ways. There are too many dogs out there who need a good home.
     

  3. hangmans joke

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    you wouldnt get the results you think you would , and later would regret it . they wont be the same dog .


    hj
     
  4. Ender

    Ender ComfortablyNumb

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    i would NEVER do it.

    all other things aside, i couldn't deal with the 1 1/2 year puppyhood of being bad my Reagan has gone through.

    that said...shes been (and will be) a great girl to have for a puppy. i'd never want another one of her...i'd either not want another dog after her, or i'd want a dog with a different personality and different traits. thats pretty much all i got ;)
     
  5. ATL Peach Girl

    ATL Peach Girl ♥Meezers♥

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    amen!! You need to go get another when this one passes....you will be glad.....

    Something to think about, you know Dolly the Sheep that they made from a clone?? Well, she has shown premature aging and some health probs, including arthritis and other problem far earlier than they expected.......

    They do not have this cloning stuff figured out yet.......

    I thought it would be nice to clone my beloved Joshua that I lost in July, but decided to rescue TWO siamese instead.....glad I did......

    I think the kitten (who was born a month after Josh passed) is him reincarnated in some of the things he does (it is errie!!).......that to me is more comfort in knowing that I think Joshua had a part in the kitten's personality and maybe even part of his soul or spirit......
     
  6. Slobberchops

    Slobberchops WTF?!?!?

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    Nope....I don't think it would be fair, the expectations would be to great!


    And there are PLENTY of worth companions out there looking for a new home!


    :)
     
  7. Frostback

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    Not a chance, and I hopefully won't have to worry about it. My African Grey should have a good forty or fifty years left in him, and I don't think I do! He's probably going to be at MY funeral. I don't believe they can clone birds right now anyway.

    Frosty
     
  8. Squid.HM2

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    Consider..yes, Do it..NO I have the next best thing same blood line :)
     
  9. Akita

    Akita gone

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    Yes.
    A huge + would be knowing what problems to look out for and the ability to correct my mistakes the 1st time around.
    But there's that nasty telomere length problem to solve first.