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Best breed of dog debate

It is German Shepard and nobody can tell me differently, but you can try….

I wanna hear everyone’s opinion on the best dog breed

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Dalmatians. :biggrin:
Labradors are everywhere these days, personally I like an affectionate terrier.
Golden retrievers
I adore German Shepherd dogs. :lovedup:
Balanced dispositions, beautiful appearance, great capacity for affection/close relationships with children, excellent pets & working dogs, good sense of humour, high intelligence, intuition, loyalty, lovely bark, very protective, physically powerful, outstanding training potential and work ethic.
Original post by E.B5
It is German Shepard and nobody can tell me differently, but you can try….

I wanna hear everyone’s opinion on the best dog breed

German Shepherd. I don’t own neither have one due to religious beliefs however if you want security, and protection then that breed of dog is smart, eagle-eyed and well aware and can be easily trained.
hi, im thinking of getting a german shepherd/husky mix. my friends dog had puppies and my mum is thinking of buying one from them. do any of u have tips?? im really excited i have never had a dog before. my mum used to have a lot of dogs when she was a kid (back home its normal to own at least 5 per house) but im worried she'll spoil the dog because she's too nice (we had cats and she would feed them too many biscuits because they would waddle up to her and give her cute cat eyes, and they'd get a little chubby eventually), but i agree i think german shepherd is the best breed, i walk my friends dog sometimes and she's so funny and smart. if i do get the dog, i'd probably be the one doing all the walking since my mum cant and my sister is too young to go by herself.
Original post by pasankalla
hi, im thinking of getting a german shepherd/husky mix. my friends dog had puppies and my mum is thinking of buying one from them. do any of u have tips?? im really excited i have never had a dog before. my mum used to have a lot of dogs when she was a kid (back home its normal to own at least 5 per house) but im worried she'll spoil the dog because she's too nice (we had cats and she would feed them too many biscuits because they would waddle up to her and give her cute cat eyes, and they'd get a little chubby eventually), but i agree i think german shepherd is the best breed, i walk my friends dog sometimes and she's so funny and smart. if i do get the dog, i'd probably be the one doing all the walking since my mum cant and my sister is too young to go by herself.

Hello I would consider firstly what is the purpose like behind you wanting to buy a dog?
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Original post by pasankalla
hi, im thinking of getting a german shepherd/husky mix. my friends dog had puppies and my mum is thinking of buying one from them. do any of u have tips?? im really excited i have never had a dog before. my mum used to have a lot of dogs when she was a kid (back home its normal to own at least 5 per house) but im worried she'll spoil the dog because she's too nice (we had cats and she would feed them too many biscuits because they would waddle up to her and give her cute cat eyes, and they'd get a little chubby eventually), but i agree i think german shepherd is the best breed, i walk my friends dog sometimes and she's so funny and smart. if i do get the dog, i'd probably be the one doing all the walking since my mum cant and my sister is too young to go by herself.


Be strict from the get go and establish some basic rules, make sure the dog is out a lot and is good on the lead and friendly. So get training immediately from when you get the dog because as the dog gets bigger as German Shepard’s do he will be very hard to train especially if bad habits are engrained. That’s what I did anyways and now my dog (a German Shepard) is getting on great and he’s so amazing!
Original post by pasankalla
hi, im thinking of getting a german shepherd/husky mix. my friends dog had puppies and my mum is thinking of buying one from them. do any of u have tips?? im really excited i have never had a dog before. my mum used to have a lot of dogs when she was a kid (back home its normal to own at least 5 per house) but im worried she'll spoil the dog because she's too nice (we had cats and she would feed them too many biscuits because they would waddle up to her and give her cute cat eyes, and they'd get a little chubby eventually), but i agree i think german shepherd is the best breed, i walk my friends dog sometimes and she's so funny and smart. if i do get the dog, i'd probably be the one doing all the walking since my mum cant and my sister is too young to go by herself.

Have any members of your family owned dogs before or looked after a puppy for a few weeks? :confused:

German shepherds & siberian huskies are both very intelligent dogs that require lots of daily exercise and extensive socialisation training.
They often have strong prey drives that can result in lots of chasing smaller animals on sight.
Or attempts to hunt in the park and suddenly run into rivers & streams trying to get at the fish.
Original post by E.B5
I wanna hear everyone’s opinion on the best dog breed


To me, the best dog breeds are good boys and good girls - so all of them! :lol:
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Original post by hungrysalamander
Golden retrievers


I had a golden retriever, unfortunately he passed away at the age of 12 but still an amazing dog breed and I want another one in the future. Golden retrievers come a close second to German Shepard’s imo
Short-haired Lhasa Apso.
Viszlas (with honorable mentions to weimeriners and rotties)
Portuguese water dog
It really depends who the owner is.

I have a Lhasa Apso cross Papillon. Both are great breeds of dogs.

The Lhasa makes for a terrific alert dog, as they were originally bred to alert the Tibetan monks of intruders to the monastery.

Papillons are very friendly and extremely playful.
I wouldn't recommend a pure-bred Papillon for a family with very young children though as they can be quite delicate, and a clumsy toddler would easily be able to injure the dog.A cross breed is generally more robust though (unless the Papillon is crossed with something like a chihuahua!)

I think a Labrador is a good all round contender, but given their size they're probably not well suited to a smaller house.

An elderly owner might be better with a Maltese, as they only require light exercise.

I could go on and on (I used to write articles about dogs) but the gist being that there is no one ideal dog, it depends on the situiation.
Huskies.
I like all spaniels but corgis are also really cute. (Advice regarding huskies: they need tons of exercise and a lot of brushing to maintain their coat as they molt frequently).
I have a GSD and a Romanian Mioritic and I'd not swap tbh
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Original post by E.B5
It is German Shepard and nobody can tell me differently, but you can try….

I wanna hear everyone’s opinion on the best dog breed


Dobermans! I’d be too scared to have one though 😆
I’d match if I did get one, black and tan haha
I love them because they’re intelligent, elegant and loyal, just so cool

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