dog breeds

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dog breeds

Post by newjerseylab » Fri Mar 18, 2011 5:59 am

what are some breeds that are friendly to everyone? I know labs and have one, but I was thinking about getting a collie or a sheltie?

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Re: dog breeds

Post by Shepherd103 » Mon Aug 08, 2011 7:36 pm

I would recommend the collies! The border collies need to be exersized more often than rough collies.
Golden Retrievers are a friendly breed too!
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Re: dog breeds

Post by dontpugme » Mon Aug 08, 2011 11:20 pm

In regards to friendliness, I think its more the individual dog rather than the breed. :)

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Re: dog breeds

Post by Nettle » Tue Aug 09, 2011 2:21 am

Do you mean people-friendly, dog-friendly or both?

Border collies are a specialist breed and tricky to handle - high energy and high intelligence takes them way out of most people's abilities. I wouldn't recommend them except to the kind of home that can manage the high drives and needs. Then they are lovely - but a nightmare otherwise.
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Re: dog breeds

Post by doggylover6 » Thu Aug 18, 2011 12:50 pm

Golden Retrievers, Newfoundlands, Saint Bernards, Alaskan Malamutes, Australian Shepherds, Poodles.

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