Still pondering small breeds...

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

  1. JacksonsMom

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    I still say Border Terrier! That way, maybe we'll end up getting one around similar times. It would be neat to have TWO potential BT's on chaz. I've totally fallen in love with them. I'm just not 100% sure on the timing yet, but I'm 90% sure my next dog will be a BT. But they just seem to fit everything you need/want!
     
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    This would be amazing.
     
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    Dekka Just try me..

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    I would recommend against a JRT. Yes they will cuddle and have an off switch. That isn't that hard.

    Even JRTs from good lines can be aggressive with a dog they don't like. I love mals, I really do. But I don't think I will ever have a mal as I think they would be a bad combo with JRTs, even the lower key friendlier ones.
     
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    I kind of agree from the JRT's I've met and hung around. Jackson would not be a good combo with Mals or Pits either. The one dog he still gets very annoyed with is my uncles GSD because she has this tendency to pounce and swat him ... she's just trying to say hi, but she does it obnoxiously and he gets SO mad, lol. And Jax is a dog who generally will tolerate a lot. But he's very snarky when bigger dogs aren't respectful of his space.
     
  5. AdrianneIsabel

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    The potential for DA is a big deal, of course all dogs of every breed can have it but my malinois can be very annoying, loud, and pushy. I need a dog that can take a punch and roll with it without taking offense.
     
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    Even fairly low key JRTs tend not to roll with punches.
     
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    That is great information, thank you. I honestly figure most terriers to be that way but I've been told the BTs are very easy going with dog interactions and it's a huge draw.
     

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