Your top 10

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  1. BostonBanker

    BostonBanker Active Member

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    Mine hasn't changed much at all.

    Previous list:
    1) Border Collie
    2) Border Staffy
    3) Staffy
    4) CKCS
    5) Random Scruffy Mutt
    6) Lundehund

    I couldn't even get to ten last time, and I'm not sure I could now. The top two would stay the same; I still would love a Staffy some day, but BSL worries me with the amount I travel with my dogs. Small dogs interest me more lately; there's a few toy breeds like Paps or some of the small terriers that seem to be drawing my eye. But random mutts are really the most likely for me forever. Who wouldn't want a Gusto? (okay, most sane people)
     
  2. Dizzy

    Dizzy Sit! Good dog.

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    Well, this was my last answer :D


    Id say though... And this is in no real order, and mainly admiration over really wanting to own...


    German shorthaired pointer (like duh... I can see me owning them a long time)


    German wire haired pointer (easy, oh hates wire haired dogs though)


    Setters. Any variety. I like their look. Especially English and Gordon.


    Giant schnauzer. Fun bouncy dogs.


    Boxers (always wanted one growing up)


    Mutts comprising most of the above, and collie or bully. Smooth coated, athletic but solid.


    Aussies (because of merlin and journey, but I don't do fluffy)


    Collie, had one growing up, known a fair few, and they're great companions


    JRT, but I'd never own one.










    This is hard!!!!!! And it will change tomorrow.....
     
  3. RD

    RD Are you dead yet?

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    Border collie
    German shepherd
    Doberman
    Whippet
    Fila

    I honestly don't have 10 breeds i would want to own.
     
  4. Torch

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    Amstaff (which is what future puppy will be)
    Whippet
    Border terrier
    GSD
    Bull terrier
    Cane Corso


    That's all I can think of at the moment.
     
  5. Cali Mae

    Cali Mae Little dog, big voice

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    1) Australian Shepherd (my next dog will very likely be an Aussie)

    2) Belgian Malinois

    3) Papillon

    4) Border Collie

    5) Working line German Shepherd

    I think when I'm old, Papillons will probably be my "go to" dog, but I'd like to think Cali will live forever as of right now. I think I'll only ever be a one to two dog household though, so it'll be Cali and an Aussie... but I may get another Papillon as well. I like the idea of Cali having a playmate her size to play with all the time.
     
  6. Finkie_Mom

    Finkie_Mom It's A Red Dog Revolution

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    Don't know if I can come up with 10, but I will try.

    1. Finnish Spitz (obviously!):
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    2. Norwegian Buhund:
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    3. Shikoku (would have to speak to breeders first):
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    4. Papillon (if I ever went smaller):
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    5. Swedish Vallhund (would have to speak to breeders/meet more):
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    Ummm... That's about it right now, TBH!
     
  7. k9krazee

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    I don't really have a top ten!
    I like fun, interactive, athletic dogs and I don't think I ever want to raise a puppy again - so it makes it easier to find the kind of dog I like.

    I used to think Jack was the perfect size at 45 lbs, but I'm kind of loving Crossbone's 22 lbs size. I'll hopefully have C-bone for a very long time, and he'll be an only dog as long as we live in our 750 sq ft house!

    I used to want big dogs: Field Labs, Standard Poodle, Aussie, etc

    But now I could see myself with a MINI ACDS (haha), Chinese Crested, Papillon, Mini Poodle, Chihuahua, etc.
     
  8. CharlieDog

    CharlieDog Rude and Not Ginger

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    I didn't post last time this thread was around, and I wish I had now. Here's a list from today. The first three and the last two are in order. The others are just sort of jumbled up.

    1. Dutch Shepherd. Maybe a blue one lol
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    2. Alaskan Noble Companion Dog
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    3. Collie. Just like this one.
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    4. Koolie. I like this guy, but know nothing about his kennel.
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    5. Field bred Golden
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    6. Fox Red Labradork
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    7. Flatcoated Retriever
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    8. Belgian Malinois (huge maybe.)
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    9. Longhaired Whippet. Unlikely, but maybe when we're old lol
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    10. Leonberger. This will never happen, but I like to dream lol.
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  9. GoingNowhere

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    Except #1, not in any obvious order. All are breeds that I've at least considered in passing as a future dog. But I WANT a eurasier so badly.

    1) Eurasier

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    2) Bernese Mountain dog

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    3) Australian Shepherd

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    4) Newfoundland

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    5) Spinone Italiano

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    6) Greyhound

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    7) Alaskan Noble Companion dog

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    8) English Shepherd

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    9) A good old Fashioned mutt

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    no tenth at the moment.

    All are quite different, but they all share some of the qualities that I would love to have in a dog. Good natured, not off the wall but happy to get up and go, low(ish) barking (with a possible exception to the aussie and I don't know about the ANCD),medium or large size, ability to coexist with small animals/other dogs, generally non-aggressive, a bit gentler and "softer" than your average Labrador, not so stubborn as a terrier (greyhound might be an exception)...
     
  10. Julee

    Julee UNSTOPPABLE

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    The first six are in no particular order:

    1.) Belgian Malinois
    2.) Australian Kelpie (veeery picky on which ones I like)
    3.) Border Collie
    4.) Dutch Shepherd
    5.) Whippet (both smooth and long)
    6.) Pitties
    7.) Dogo Argentino
    8.) Beauceron
    9.) Anatolian Shepherd
    10.) Australian Shepherd

    The last four rotate between those breeds, FCRs, JRTs, Dobermans, American Foxhounds (which I adore but I'm not sure I'll own again - who could live up to the fabulousness that is Copper?), Australian Koolie, Cane Corso, Salukis, Ibizan Hounds, Weims, GSPs, Border Terriers.

    I very much enjoyed a Toller I lived with, but he was sooo far from the breed standard. I don't particularly like most other Tollers I've seen.

    Wouldn't necessarily own some of them, but it's the breeds you're interested in, not that you'd own ;)
     
  11. Zhucca

    Zhucca Lab Love

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    In no particular order.

    1 - Labs
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    2 - Border Terriers
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    3 - Finnish Lapphunds
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    4 - Kelpie
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    5 - Tibetan Mastiff
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    6 - Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever (because I think Duke and a Toller look good together ;) )
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    7 - Ibizan Hound
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    8 - Beauceron
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    9 - Koolies, even if I'll likely never have one. Still a favourite.
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    k that was really hard to just get 9.
     
  12. PWCorgi

    PWCorgi Priscilla Winifred Corgi

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    Oh, heh. This is one of those things where you learn a lot and go...erm. Prolly not. :p

    I honestly don't even know if I could come up with 10 at this point. And most of them are not on the above list.

    Ones from the above that would still make the list:
    Part of the issue with most of these dogs too (pit bulls/sighthounds) is that I really need dogs that can tolerate the cold. Because Minnesota.

    Also, I don't see us adding another dog until Frodo passes. Certainly not another puppy until he passes at least. So I have another 7+ years to think about what I want, so I'm not formulating a list now.
     
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    Surprised at all the Kelpie want :p

    Crazed, you know you have first dibs on Gwen and you can always come visit!

    These are sort of in order, but I haven't met enough of any of them to know, it's mainly what I've heard or researched.

    1. Corgi (it fits a lot of the qualifications I have for my next dog, but I want to meet more)
    2. Another Kelpie (They're not 'my' breed, but how can I not be attached after Gwen?)
    3. Snowdog or Zander (BF loves them and if/when we move to a cooler place, with a yard, we would probably get one)
    4. Aussie (love the herding breeds)
    5. Poodle (I prefer the standards, not much on 'mini' anything)
    6. Schipperke (It fits the small size and BF's 'snowdog' thing, but it might be over my head)
    7. Westie (They're so cute!)
    8. Airedale Terrier (Just on looks and size, really)

    8.

    As far as actually owning any of these.... the Corgi is the only realistic one right now. We tend to envy a lot of the rarer breeds, which I know will not end up in our laps. Not any time soon. So I try to stick to breeds that are 'common'. I have some favorites, but, again, rare so I don't want to get my hopes up. I am hoping once I go to a show or event where there are many breeds, I'll figure out which ones suite me. I'm probably way off base right now :eek:
     
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    ANCDs are not barkers at all! At least speaking from my experience. Yarrow pretty much never barks, and the rare occasion that he does, it's more like this deep howl/bark...not really a real bark.
     
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    1. Bouvier
    2. Standard Poodle

    Right now the list pretty much ends there because the next one will be a biggish dog, lol. And in all likelihood unless I am in a position to show and do confirmation the next one will be another free o good home dog, probably a doodlemutt of some sort.
     
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    Show the hubby pics of well built muscly coldbloods or stags killing a coyote. It'll raise his testosterone level and hopefully make them more appealing.
     
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    thanks, that's good to know! :)
     
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    HayleyMarie Like a bat outa' hell

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    My list is still pretty bang on, although I have decided to go with a Boerboel and not a Cane Corso. And Airedale does not seem to tickle my fancy anymore. And I would love a papillion, maybe some day.

    I am going to add an older Pit bull to my list in the place of an airedale.

    And in place of a Border Collie I would place a Kelpie.
     
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    1. Silken windhound

    2. Border collie

    3. Borzoi

    4. Whippet

    5. Greyhound

    6. Ibizan hound

    7. Papillion

    8. Belgian Tervuren

    9. Tibetan Spaniel

    10. Collie, rough and smooth

    Is it acceptable to take photos from Flickr and post them here, if they don't belong to me?
     
  20. PWCorgi

    PWCorgi Priscilla Winifred Corgi

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    The more I'm around Siri (yes, that whole ONE week so far :cool:) the more I kinda feel like maybe I'm gonna want a large terrier o_O

    So I think Airdale is one that we MAY see on my list eventually.
     

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