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I didn't look the dogs up that they're breeding, mostly because last time I looked @ Summit's site I think it was at least 5 years out of date, and I just found the link to the Westben site but didn't look @ who they were breeding. And now I see I shouldn't have put that website in my post.
Preliminary breedings are sometimes done to test out a dog on one's own girls, if the prelims are stellar and he is being sought after. I dk who this dog is, but as of late it seems like a lot of people are using underaged dogs more than has been considered acceptable in the past. There's one in FL who had >10 litters before 2! So, look at the prelims, realize only one vet is looking @ them not the three who will see finals, and if they are fairs, I'd worry the prelim might be a gift. Excellent otoh isn't terribly likely to change in a couple months, IF the rads were done recently. They may have been done at 12 months, and if those were fairs, you have a whole year to fear outcome. The difference in these prelims and most other ones we see here is that there is little chance they won't get finals done. Prelims are a fact of life in dogs who are finished before 2 YO.. but finals will be done, no doubts. Feel free to post or PM the names if you like.
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