Need help with breeds

Discussion in 'The Dog Breeds' started by gatethekeeper, Jul 12, 2006.

  1. gatethekeeper

    gatethekeeper New Member

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    Well we finally have gotten kieran under controll and are about ready to move into our new home set on 3 acres of open land. We always wanted a bulldog but for the past few years i have been really fond of rottwielers. So my fiancee comprimised. I can get a rotti if ill let her get a lapdog.

    I guess thats ok. I hate most of them, but im sure we can find one i like. So far the only toy breed that i like is the Italian Greyhound.

    Now im not big on smaller breeds, so this may sound stupid, but what i really want is a dog, that looks like a puppy, and stays that way. Like Huskie puppy that never grows lol. I know it may sound stupid but i dont know my **** when it comes to this. Are there any minitures or anything you guys could recommend.

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  2. colliewog

    colliewog Collies&Terriers, Oh My!

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    You need to research behavior to see if it's what you want, but the Alaskan Klee Kai looks like a miniature Husky. They're small but sturdy.
     
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    gatethekeeper New Member

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    thanks, ill check that out...
     
  4. LabBreeder

    LabBreeder Guest

    A spitz stays relatively small as well. 30-35 lbs and not to tall.
     
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    Look at the Min Pin.It can be a good choice for large breed lovers.
     
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    pomeraninans look like puppies all the time lol, :)
     
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    Yes there are the Alaskan Klee Kais but they are not for the faint of heart! I''m personally not a fan of them but they can do well with the right owners. What about a Pomeranian? Or maybe a miniature Eskimo Spitz?
     
  8. rottiegirl

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    I recomend a miniature american eskimo, min pin, pug, and pomeranian.

    Pug looks like a mini mastiff.
     
  9. gatethekeeper

    gatethekeeper New Member

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    Although i love pugs, my fiancee doesnt like them and well, its her choice. And the pmeranian is def out, we both dislike everything about them...

    Ill have to check out the other two you listed..thanks guys...

    Does anyone know anything about the Italian Greyhound that i should know. We both love them and iv been reading as much as possible about them...
     
  10. I would recommend something sturdier than an IG or MinPin with a Rottweiler.

    Smooth Fox Terrier, Standard Manchester, one of the larger Bostons, or maybe a mini or standard Schnauzer.
     
  11. SummerRiot

    SummerRiot Dog Show Addict

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    What about a Sheltie, Schipperke, Jack Russel, Corgi, Keeshound, Cocker Spaniel?
     
  12. rottiegirl

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    Wouldnt those breeds be a little large for a "lap dog"? What do you mean by "sturdier" with a rottie? Just curious...

    Gate.... what does your girlfriend mean by "lap dog"? What size range?
     
  13. rottiegirl

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    Schipperke would be a great fit.

    Not sure if a cocker or keeshound would be considered a lap dog. :confused:
     
  14. SummerRiot

    SummerRiot Dog Show Addict

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    Some Cockers are fairly small.. but yeah a Keeshound might be a squeeze as a "lap dog" from all their fur lol
     
  15. I completely agree. Poms are wonderful little dogs. They need a fair bit of brushing but they look like a puppy and act like one too!
     
  16. stevinski

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    or an affenpinscher,
    my fav toy breeds are (chihuahua, pug, chinese crested, pomeranina, affenpinscher)
     

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