Still pondering small breeds...

Discussion in 'The Dog Breeds' started by AdrianneIsabel, Dec 8, 2012.

  1. Red Chrome

    Red Chrome New Member

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    My good friend has a Boston that she runs in agility. And Jitterbug(the Boston) comes from health tested and titled lines. She is much more of a bulldog mentality than a little dog. She is extremely driven and a wonderful dog, she is dog aggressive but from my understanding that is not typical of the breed. Her parents were titled to UD titles in AKC. I believe the kennel name is WyNot. I need to double check that. Jitter is tiny, less than 10 pounds. You can see pics of her on my Facebook. Watching her in agility is amazing, she is an amazing agility dog and trains with Barb Davis regularly. She has never had a problem with overheating and it gets warm here.
     
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    A little larger than your size range - Schipperke?
     
  3. ~Dixie's_Mom~

    ~Dixie's_Mom~ ♥Chloe & Violet♥

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    I agree with JRT or Rattie. Almost all the dogs I'm extremely drawn to at our local dog adoption are either JRT or Rat Terrier mixes. I fell IN LOVE with a wire haired JRT mix this weekend. OMG she was the sweetest little dog. And she was hoppy. :) she was pogo-ing when someone took her out to walk her. Aww!
     
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    I would like you to get a rattie. I have a major crush on the breed so would like to live through you
     
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    Hmmm...what about a Cocker or a Mini Poodle? Might be more cuddly than a Border Terrier...
     
  6. Panzerotti

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    Schips are cool little dogs. A friend of mine has had a few over the years, and they can keep up with her Mals and AmStaffs on bush runs. I don't know how representative they are of the breed, but they do agility, flyball, obedience, and have really nice temperaments.
     
  7. Sparrow

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    I really love Schipperkes! There's one that does agility around here, and from a distance he looks like a teacup black bear. :D They are really neat dogs.
     
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    My vote is for a Border. Not a thing about them I don't like.

    I wish I had a Webster, though.
     
  9. JoLeigh

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    http://www.wmratz.com/ here is Meta's site the breeding is between RPK's Pitch Black not owned by her and/or Warren Mtn Killer Queen Bee "Ginger" / WR's Queen Bee @ Warren Mtn "Honey" I dont think she has completely decided yet personally I am VERY excited to see what they produce, Im a huge Ginger fan.
     
  10. Flyinsbt

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    I think the Border Terrier would really be perfect for what you want.
     
  11. Hillside

    Hillside Original Twin

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    Oh, I don't know, all of "my" Malinois have pretty awesome off switches and K and I theorize that cuddling is a genetic trait. Nico, Honey, Zoey and Lacey are all big on the cuddles. :p

    Denis said no to hairless, but how hairy are you willing to go?
     
  12. Sparrow

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    Has anyone mentioned a Powderpuff Chinese Crested? I think they top out at 10lbs? Small but athletic. They seem like such friendly little things.
     
  13. PWCorgi

    PWCorgi Priscilla Winifred Corgi

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    The lines that Siri is coming from are both of those things. Otherwise she would not be coming to live with me.
     
  14. JoLeigh

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    And some forget Hairless breeds can always be hairy as well ;) Have you thought about Intermediate Xoloitzcuintli? I am completely a standard person through and through but I know TONS on Mini and Inter breeders, now not many in the US breed to FCI type including temperament but there are still some very nice ones here and a lot in Mexico and Europe that are still sturdy little sport dogs (I even know a few breeders doing IPO with their standards ;) )
     
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    I've liked every Border Terrier I've met...which is saying a lot, as I'm not a terrier-y person:p Also love Cairns. Miniature Poodles are pretty awesome as well, if you don't mind poodles.

    Frankly, though, I think you need a Nog:p
     
  16. AdrianneIsabel

    AdrianneIsabel Glutton for Crazy

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    I have a good friend who's a Xolo owner and after talking I don't think they're my style of dog, although I think they're awesome.
     
  17. Bigpoodleperson

    Bigpoodleperson Megan and Draco

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    You should totally get a border terrier! I love those little brown dogs, and I am So not a terrier person! Plus, I badly want one and I could live through you for awhile. :D
     
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    Border Terrier!
     
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    You need a Crossbone!

    Or a Border Terrier. I've loved every one I've met & it was on my list for a dog, but OH vetoed them because their faces/eyes look "too human".
     
  20. HayleyMarie

    HayleyMarie Like a bat outa' hell

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    I think if you really have fallen in love with a Border terrier, I say go for t!
     

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