Kennel Big Enough? - Page 2 - The Horse Forum

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #11 of 16 Old 03-23-2010, 02:20 AM
Started
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: British Columbia
Posts: 2,431
• Horses: 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by Indyhorse View Post
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.
alexischristina is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 16 Old 03-24-2010, 12:58 AM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 919
• Horses: 3
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.
FoxRidgeRanch is offline  
post #13 of 16 Old 03-25-2010, 02:05 AM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 919
• Horses: 3
Sent an email to an owner about their aussie puppies
FoxRidgeRanch is offline  
post #14 of 16 Old 03-25-2010, 08:03 PM
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 3,968
• Horses: 8
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!


Indyhorse is offline  
post #15 of 16 Old 03-26-2010, 10:35 AM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 919
• Horses: 3
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
FoxRidgeRanch is offline  
post #16 of 16 Old 03-26-2010, 10:53 AM
Trained
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Watertown, MN
Posts: 5,540
• Horses: 3
Oooo you're going to have so much fun! I'm jealous, wish I had my own place so I could get another dog!
MN Tigerstripes is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Kennel Cough Moxie Other Pets 24 10-26-2008 07:19 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome