What type of dog should I get?

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  1. Ridic

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    A few requirements:

    1. Medium size
    2. Smart/trainable
    3. Athletic/like to run and play
    4. Good with kids
    5. Strong but not annoying bark
     
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    Whoodle
     
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    rescue a mastiff or other police dog. they are fantastic with kids, unbelievably smart (or they would not have been selected for the police). their bark does shake the walls, they are fearlessly protective of their "family" so nobody will ever try to break into your house, and motorcycles with glass-pack exhaust will be intimidated.
     
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    I've never owned a dog that didn't have annoying bark times. :dontknow:
     
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    They shit turds bigger than most dogs.
     
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    Some kind of lab. If you want it to be smart get a male. Dogs really are like people.
     
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    yes they do. when i had dogs, i quickly got used to that and didn't even think about it anymore.
     
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    I just don't want a beagle or something yappy.
     
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    so you advocate getting a female lab breast implants, even though it will need 6 pairs?
     
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    American Staffordshire Terrier. It's 5 for 5 on that list.
     
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    beagles dont yap: they howl. its one of the beautiful things about them.
     
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    Oh yea. Make sure it isn't a Jenner lab. :grad:
     
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    it could insist on a new wardrobe if you have it fixed.
     
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    A mastiff or shepherd would be too big.

    I'd much prefer to get a young puppy and raise it myself. Have considered rescuing a military dog though.
     
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    my family loves dogs. i have had many beagles, and my cousins always rescue police dogs (they are retired NYC cops). i go over and their dogs hang with me all day: you can wrestle with them and they love it.
     
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    If you plan on having kids get a puppy. I strongly considered adopting an AmStaff, but I wanted there to be no doubts and no unknowns.
     
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    Golden retriever.
     
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    Brittany
    Dog Breed
    The Brittany is a breed of gun dog bred primarily for bird hunting. Although it is often referred to as a Spaniel, the breed's working characteristics are more akin to those of a pointer or setter. Wikipedia
    Hypoallergenic: No
    Life span: 14 – 15 years
    Higher classification: Dog
    Temperament: Adaptable, Agile, Quick, Happy, Attentive, Intelligent
    Weight: Male: 30–40 lbs (14–18 kg), Female: 30–40 lbs (14–18 kg)
    Height: Male: 19–20 inches (47–52 cm), Female: 18–20 inches (46–51 cm)


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