What's your "ideal" dog size - The Horse Forum
View Poll Results: What size of dog?
Tiny (0-10) 2 7.69%
Small (11-20) 1 3.85%
Small-medium (21-30lbs) 0 0%
Medium (21-35lbs) 2 7.69%
Large-medium (36-50lbs) 3 11.54%
Large (50-70lbs) 6 23.08%
Extra large (70-100) 4 15.38%
Giant (100-150) 2 7.69%
That's a dog? (150+ 6 23.08%
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post #1 of 19 Old 12-10-2009, 04:55 PM Thread Starter
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What's your "ideal" dog size

Of course weight isn't always telling of size, but in general, what size range do you prefer?
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post #2 of 19 Old 12-10-2009, 04:58 PM
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I like medium-ish sized dogs. My dogs are both a bit over 2ft tall & the smaller is 57 & the larger is 67lbs. They are a good size for me =]

What about you ?!

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post #3 of 19 Old 12-10-2009, 05:17 PM
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I'm a fan of big dogs. I love danes, GSD, rotties, dobermans, and labs.
Unfortunately, I don't have the space for a big dog, so until I get out of school (212 years from now) Im going to have to get myself a little dog.
I'd love a Scottie, but I hear they need more attention than I may always be able to get them. According to online tests, I should get an Italian Greyhound :)
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post #4 of 19 Old 12-10-2009, 05:33 PM
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I don't really have a preference, I love all dogs :)

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post #5 of 19 Old 12-10-2009, 05:37 PM
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I love all the big dogs. Danes, wolf hounds, dobermans... But right now I have a Cocker Spaniel. She is as small as I'll go.
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post #6 of 19 Old 12-10-2009, 05:54 PM
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I love big dogs - but for practicality I go for medium dogs. I love all working breeds - Kelpies, Collies, Coolies etc. and most fall within medium. But I would also love a great dane or ridgeback...

Havign said that I have a maltese/****zu/pomeranian mix pup at home and he is the perfect size for a house dog - Just small enoug to pick up and sit on your lap but not look like a rat :p

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post #7 of 19 Old 12-10-2009, 05:59 PM
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The bigger the better.
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post #8 of 19 Old 12-10-2009, 06:18 PM
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I love big dogs. I have a lab right now about 70 pounds, but before he fell into my lap I was looking at Danes.
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post #9 of 19 Old 12-10-2009, 06:33 PM
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I also really want a bernese mountain dog ! They are gorgeous & have such a nice disposition

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post #10 of 19 Old 12-10-2009, 08:56 PM
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I loveeeee blue-eyed Siberian Huskies and Golden Retrievers. I'm definitely a big dog person.


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