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  1. Arti says:

    We found that, on average, they last 27 years. During the peak of the Irish Setter social epidemic, puppy registrations were doubling every 18 months. Of the 9 breeds with the most pronounced boom-and-bust pattern, the boom phase lasted 14 years and the bust phase 13 years. (In contrast, as I write this, the doubling time for COVID-19 infections in California is 3 to 4 days. In a few ways they are. The first stage is slow growth. For example, dog fads follow the same patterns of growth and decline as disease epidemics. But when the tipping point is hit the second stage begins – explosive growth. In the final stage, both disease epidemics and social epidemics burn out. This has been called, “the logic of fashion cycles. In a few cases, breed popularity is sparked by a movie. As a general rule, forms of pop culture that rapidly become popular subsequently show the steepest declines. This is still a bit of a mystery. The tipping point for Irish Setters was caused by the release of Walt Disney’s Big Red, which starred an Irish Setter. The tipping point for Irish Setters was caused by the release of Walt Disney’s Big Red, which starred an Irish Sette

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