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        03-23-2010, 03:20 AM
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    Yeah, most the huskies I have known have been howlers as well, but then, I've never owned one, so I can't vouch for the breed traits.

    As for GSDs, I HAVE had many GSDs, and I would trust them around children as well as any other dog out there, they are in no way inherently vicious dogs. And All three that I had were bred by a top schutzhund trainer, so if it was going to be in the genes it would have been there.

    All dogs are a a product of their environment, and unless there is a biological imbalance of some kind going on, I don't believe any breed is wholly bad. I'd trust my son around my friend's pit bull without a second thought, and have. I wont let my son near my other friend's lhasa apso and cocker spaniel - both which have bitten me repeatedly.

    That being said, I DO believe some breeds have certain traits associated with what they were bred for, and it's a given. If you don't want a noisy dog - don't get a beagle. If you don't want a dog that will try to herd your children - don't get an aussie or a border collie. If you don't want to deal with a lot of grooming, don't get a poodle. If you want a dog that will stay in a fence, don't get a husky
    I beg to differ! Aha, I've got a poodle now and there is little 'grooming' we actually do, save for what is typically done for ones dog. But then again... we don't give him the typical poodle cut, so he looks nothing like a poodle just a regular old mutt.
         
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        03-24-2010, 01:58 AM
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    Yearling
    Wow, lol I have had GSDs before, I love their personalities, more then likely I'll end up getting a mix bred one, like a lab x gsd.
         
        03-25-2010, 03:05 AM
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    Yearling
    Sent an email to an owner about their aussie puppies
         
        03-25-2010, 09:03 PM
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    Green Broke
    Aussies are fabulous dogs, I have one. PLAN to invest in good obedience training, and start VERY young (like, ten weeks young) and you will have one of the best dogs you can imagine. :) But make sure to keep 'em busy!

    If you decide to go in a different direction, I'll have a litter of working collie pups this fall!

    Alexischristina - haha I WAS generalizing of course! I personally love uncut poodles - I used to groom a corded poodle for years, thought he was gorgeous!
         
        03-26-2010, 11:35 AM
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    Yearling
    I'm hoping to do some agility training with her, I already have tug toys and tennis balls. It'll either be the little girl or the little boy I buy. I'm so excited

    This is the little girl I'm hoping to get: Blue Female Merle Aussie Puppy DBA 01-06-2010 Potty Trained | Karlstad | Kijiji | 2522350

    Or hr brother who might be a better choice, I adore both, she said he's got alot more energy and she's more lovie dovie: Perfect Aussie Male Puppy 12 Weeks Old potty trained | Karlstad | Kijiji | 2329696
         
        03-26-2010, 11:53 AM
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    Trained
    Oooo you're going to have so much fun! I'm jealous, wish I had my own place so I could get another dog!
         

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