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I haven't watched Taylor's video for a long time but at least from the videos that are older than a year, it seems like she just uses her puppy as a stage tool rather than family.
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doesn't help that she probably bought her tea cup poodle from some cruel puppy mill located in hong kong or mainland china. Even if she bought Rosie in Canada, they mostly come from the same Chinese mills…
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Pomeranians are super cute but they look really retarded.
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I've had quite a lot of dogs up to this point, now I have a german shepherd and it's a very intelligent race, obedient, and I'm always safe on night walks because I can trust him to defend me. Really amazing when you see how your dog tries its best to understand you. I believe he knows a lot of words I don't even suspect him to. But the best race I've had must be the irish setter. Not only the most intelligent dogs I've met, thinking for themselves, but with such a cheerful and happy personality. To the last breath playing and smiling (very expressive faces). Incredible dogs, I will definitely get one in the future because I simply miss them. True companions and friends.
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Must be nice having a dog to go on a walk with..
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woah, I forgot taylor even existed for a minute. I always got that vibe too though, it's sad
I'm more of a cat person, but I've always loved shar peis
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I can't really get the cuteness of these smushed faces but this breed looks cuter than pugs imo.
Are you a fan of coatless cats too? Like the Sphynx.
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Yes! Might partially be because I'm allergic to animals hehe, but I think their goblin-esque look is really cute.
There is an old guy that comes into the place I work at that has a mini pom, he likes to bring her to local therapy clinics for the patients. She's adorable and will make sure everyone pets her.
I like quiet dogs, if I ever had the time to take care of one I'd probably foster a greyhound
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I owned an Australian Sheppard when I was younger, we got her as a pup when I was 5. Amazing dog, when we lived in the suburbs she once managed to follow me all the way to school and onto the recess yard. Incredibly energetic, managed to jump on top of the counter top with no running start and my managed walked in on her eating what was supposed to be our dinner. But we ultimately trained her well, and I could comfortably take her for a walk without a leash if I was ever so inclined (rarely did for others sake). During her later years my mother purchased a pomeranian-poodle mix thing, a bit of a bastard. Would always run away thinking it was a game if we let him out but I figured out I could just tie a 20 foot rope to each of their leashes, so they could both play outside but I wouldn't have to waste an hour or more chasing after him. It's not like we could just leave him out overnight, or the coyotes would probably eat him. Dumb bastard.
Sadly she eventually had a bad case of cancer, and she was in so much pain that we decided to put her down eventually. I still remember how she was hiding under my chair every time we went to the vets.
I would love to get another dog, but ultimately I don't think it would be the responsible thing to do. Just not enough room for a dog I'd want to get to run around, nor do I have the time to regularly walk them. I'll likely get a cat if I do get another pet in the near future.
>>211263>Pomeranians are super cute but they look really retarded.
Oh man I missed this post at first. You have no idea.
My mothers dog will jump off of the stairs and into the door whenever someone comes by. One time she purchased a shock collar for him in an attempt to get him to stop yelping, but when he started his act of running down the stairs to bark at someone it zapped him, causing him to trip and fall down the stairs. His yelp from the fall made it zap him again which caused yet another yelp and it just caused a never ending feedback loop. I swear he has a peanut for a brain.
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I want a puppy and of course I want to adopt it from a shelter but the shelters around me just have adult pit bulls and I don't want them even if I feel bad about it. It's a meme but I probably would want a shiba inu, they're a good size and adorable. There's just no chance I'd ever find one, much less a puppy, at an animal shelter and I can't bring myself to go to a breeder. It's a shame too because I'm in the perfect position to adopt a dog and I want one sometimes.
Alternatively I have seen pomeranian/chihuahua mixes and they are adorable. Or to go the opposite route, a good guard dog like a German Shepherd or rottweiler.
Neither rotts nor shepherds are guard dogs. They're both herd dogs.
The best guard dog is, ironically, a female pitt-bull.
God I can't stand looking at her dog. Yeah, it's really cute but it makes me so upset knowing that she bought it from a shitty puppy mill and she's so small that it makes me worried for her health.
It's such a shitty lesson to teach her underage fans that it's okay to support people who breed disabled dogs. They all defend her in the comments.
My next door neighbour has 2 massive Rottweilers and they love everyone, even complete strangers. Big and boisterous sure, but not good guard dogs as they just want to play!
Best dog is Pomeranian/Chihuahua mix. Had one and he was so loving. Quite a needy anxious dog, but that didn't bother me because same…
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I've always wanted a Chow Chow, a Poeranian, a Dachshund, a shiba inu or a samoyed! Sadly though I've never owned a dog and can't have pets where I live however I live vicariously through my friends that have dogs!
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I like Samoyeds and Chow Chows the most because they are semi big dogs and very furry (which is super cute imo) and they seem to have a lot of character. I'm just waiting untill I can save up to move to a place that will let me own pets!
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I probably sound like a weeb without explaininy why.
But ever since I played Nintendogs at thr age of 8 or so I wanted to have a Shiba Inu (it was my first and favourite dog in Nintendogs).
If I ever get one I'll name her Lily since that's the name I gave the one in nintendogs.
Probably won't happen until i'm retired bc I won't have time before then.
One day tho, one day…
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Oh yeah also a pug.
I think they look super cute and a friend of mine had two very energetic.
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I'd love to have a dog that doubles as a running companion. I run about 5km almost everyday so I was thinking a husky or a German Shepard.
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I love rottweilers. I've grown up around them and they are the sweetest giants. They have so much personality and are so understanding. And they are patient and good with kids.
But when I'm getting a dog, I'll get the oldest and biggest dog at the shelter. I want to adopt the dog that nobody else wants and give them a good life.
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I've got to show you my Pei and her best pal. Mine's the black one. Peis aren't my all-time favorite breed, but I love having one. She's so sweet and loyal and goofy.
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Yep, that's me. How's your dog doing? Mine seems to be on her way out of her adolescent phase, thankfully. Still a big sweetheart.
Pic related is my all-time dream breed (Czechoslovakian wolfdog) but I doubt it'll happen. I don't think I'll ever have the resources to properly raise a dog like that.
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I used to have a Papillon. She was my first pet that was truly mine and not just the "family dog". We were super bonded to each other, I never had that wonderful feeling before with any of the family pets. I miss her a lot. I just have cats nowadays because they're so low maintenance.
I would like to get a dog or two in the future when I have a bigger place with a backyard. Honestly, I really do want a Shiba. They're so cute and the perfect size. I'd also consider a corgi, schipperke or norwegian elkhound. Actually, most spitz breeds are right up my alley.
I'll never understand the appeal of flat-faced dogs. I prefer dogs with a fox or wolf-like look to them.
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At the moment I have a vv handsome Rhodesian Ridgeback x Labrador, and a Bull Arab who is the sweetest girl ever. They’re good with kids and cats but will fuck up possums/foxes/rabbits/pigs etc etc.
One day when husband and I are older we want a Caucasian ovcharka or to rehab dumped dogs and find them permanent homes. Ideally both.
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My dream dog is a husky~ I had a rat terrier who died a year ago of really old age. My mom has been crazy about getting another dog, she goes nuts when she sees literally any breed and actually stops anyone walking their dog to comment on how "beautiful" they are lol. I'm a little afraid she might bring home whatever she finds at any moment. she confessed to me that she was about to surprise me with a Chihuahua not long ago but somebody else got the dog first. I want to wait for a husky.>>211261
you're wrong. coming from someone who does watch Taylor, she loves her dog and absolutely considers herself, her boyfriend, and Rosie to be the whole family.
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If I didn't have OCD that made me freak out about dog hair, my dream dog would be a Caucasion Ovcharka as well. I love the darker colored ones the best.
I have had ovcharkas/sarplaninacs, do not get them before you have a permanent Partner and kids. They do not take well into new members of the family, kids are okay but new partners being introduced will not happen.
They are hardcore dogs that will fuck you up if you are bad/mediocres with dogs, but when you are respected by them they become ride or die.
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I would love to have an italian greyhound because they are known for being couch potatoes and being active when they are outdoors. But don't know are their personalities exactly. I also love dachshunds, I have owned three and they have the best personalities plus they are really intelligent.
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I have a beautiful finnish lapphund girl. It's my first dog and i really feel like she was a perfect fit for me. Finnish lapphund can be a little stubburn and mischievous but they're also really smart and great watchdogs. Pic related is my pride and joy <3
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I've seen Leonbergers on a fair a few years ago and have been in love ever since. Right now I live in a small appartment in a big city though and I definitely have a thing for giant dog breeds, the poor thing would probably get claustrophobic in here.
There's a forest I like to go to some metro stops from my place, and a huge park with a dog walking area a few stops into the other direction and I considered getting a smaller dog from the shelter at some point. But it'll have to wait until my life is more settled, I'm still in university and don't have a stable income right now.
One day I'll have a dog and give him the home and the love it deserves.
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r8 my dog
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tbh anon, there's no shame in supporting breeders, as long as you do your homework. a responsible/ethical breeder has the best interests of the dogs (and breed) at heart, and can be a good resource for things like questions and when you need recommendations and advice. adopting rescues is a noble cause but there's nothing wrong with wanting a certain breed for their specific qualities either.
anyway, i'm really attracted to shibes and samoyeds tbh, i think spitz type dogs are gorgeous. i also would love to have another brittany spaniel in my lifetime, i grew up with them as a kid and they're some of the most beautiful dogs. they're so gentle and loving and affectionate, and so incredibly clever. GSPs, flat coats, and goldens and labs are all also lovely dogs too. i have a real soft spot for working/gun dogs.
I had a springer spaniel until like two years ago; your pic made me think of him.He looked very much like that except liver colored instead of lemon.
>they're so gentle and loving and affectionate
He had an utterly vile
temprement toward anyone who wasn't me or one of my parents. He would growl and nip at children, smaller animals, and sweet old ladies.
He hated black people with the fervor of a fox news-loving grandpa. it made having friends and neighbors over awkward AF.
He would growl and bare his teeth when being groomed
He would pull on the leash with all of his hate-filled, bitter might.
If I brought over someone I was dating to introduce to my mom & dad
he would wait until she leaned in to baby-talk him or try to pet him (despite the repeated warnings), standing stock still and quiet until she was nice and close, then bark in her face at 8000 decibels.
If you played fetch with him, once he tired of retrieving the stick or tennis ball after 4-10 times he would troll you with it, holding it juuussst out of your reach while wagging his tail and prancing around smugly…
he reveled, I mean reveled
in being an utter asshole
We talked often of putting him down, in fact, my mom would call me and tell me to set up an appointment with the veterinarian but neither of us ever had the heart so I cancelled on them three different times during his life
Despite all of that, he had an almost supernatural sense of when you were feeling shitty and would turn into the perfect dog until you felt better, obeying every command and pushing his wet nose into your hands so you'd have to pet him.
he was smart and could pick up any trick. I could make him dance on his hind legs and even do backflips on command until he got too old. That's the thing, he trained easily. He didn't ever pee in the house or chew things he wasn't supposed to. he came when you called, stayed when you told him. he groomed himself constantly and only mildly smelled like a dog at all
He was very well trained. He just actively chose to behave like a complete asshat to the wider world. I still don't get it.
He knew if your hands or feet were cold and would instinctively move in to warm them up for you. Everyone knows dogs are happy to see their owners, but he was always ecstatic. When I came back from Iraq he lost his shit completely. Like he was old and gray but was so happy that he attempted an unprompted backflip then and there. He was way too arthiritic and fell down but he got right up and never stopped wagging his tail the whole time. it killed me to watch him do that.
He might've saved my life once, too: After th war I had to live with my parents for a year and a half like a failson, plus I have an MTBI. So my head goes some pretty dark places and I have ptsd/flashbacks. Like, I was alone and got my dad's revolver and cleaned it and loaded it and I was sitting there spinning the cylinder. I wasn't going to do anything but I was, y'know kinda thinking about it a little bit. That damn dog pushed the door open and just stared at me until I felt bad. Then he made me feed him. then he made me take him outside. then he decided he wanted to play. by the time he was done I put everything away again because I was over it.
He distracted me on purpose and I knew what it was but I didn't care so I let him. Life is goddamn weird.
Anyway, for being such an awful shithead he was a very good dog. I miss my stupid springer spaniel terribly. ;_;
sage for massive blogpost
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I love doggos of all shapes and sizes, but dream doggo is definitely a greyhound. Love people, love cuddling, like to go outside, love being lazy. I love these elegant gazelles that can turn into dead cockroaches when they sleep.
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I know that a lot brachycephalic breeds are genetic disasters especially when they get a bit older, but I really, really, really love Frenchies. I'd love to have one, but my heart is conflicted.
CKCs are amazing. they're seriously the sweetest dogs on the planet. i groomed for 4 years and never met one that wasn't an absolute delight.
the grooming aspect isn't that bad - as long as you brush them daily, you don't have to have them professionally groomed that often, unless you want their coats really short.
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I've always wanted a blue Great Dane. Something about a huge lazy ass dog is so cute to me. They're also giant lapdogs and sleep like cats.
My heart anon. I have a whippet, which is pretty much the same type of personality just smaller. He really is the best cuddle bug you could ever find. With some of his mannerisms I always say it's the closest you can get to having a cat without getting one.>>211696
My boyfriend got a blue Great Dane puppy earlier this year! He's so damn cute, though drools all over the place. But I can't help but love his smooshy face and all that loose skin. Too bad I constantly have bruises all over my legs now, darn thing doesn't realize just how big he is.
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I love Australian working dogs and huskies. I have a kelpie, my partner and I adopted her from the RSPCA and she is the sweetest, most loving and intelligent pup. A little too high energy (we take her on a 10km walk a day and she still isn’t tired out) but she’s helping me get more fit and helping me get outside more which is great. Picture is of my kelpie puppy. My ideal breed is a husky, I’d like to adopt another dog in the near future so my pup has a playmate and then I would have 2 of my favourite breeds.
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>What's your favorite breed?
Pomerianans! And Samoyeds bc they are like a bigger version. Also Huskies and Chow Chows, any big fluffy dog tbh. I have a soft spot for English bull terriers too, they look so goofy i love it
- Have you owned a dog?
Yes! I currently own an Irish terrier and I love her to death. Had her since I was a kid and she's getting senile now sadly. Whilst they are not the 'prettiest' dogs to me she is cute (they have lovely red fur, pic related looks a bit like my girl when she gets her hair cut, but her ears are not folded like most Irish terriers for some reason) and has a pretty funny person. Also since they are not very popular there is a friendly, small community for people who own them.
- Do you know any bad dog owners?
They are a few dog owners in my area that have had their dogs taken/put down for training them to be violent, breaks my heart.
- What's your future dogs?
English bull terrier I think, I live with my family and its the one breed we all like. I would like a Pomeranian but it seems unlikely
- Dogs that are cute as puppies and then turn meh..
labradors, adorable as pups but they look like old men when they grow up kek
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>What's your favorite breed?
shih tzus, took me a while to see their cuteness but now i can't get enough of their stupid faces. not sure if it's a shih tzu personality, but my dog is really quiet and can stand being alone for a long time by herself. difficult thing is the grooming, we have to wash her once every week or so, wipe her eye gunk, give her eyedrops. Also despite us walking her everyday she's still very chubby (possibly due to her age idk)
i also like Pomeranians and long haired chihuahuas. large dogs i like border collies and samoyeds. but i tend to like most breeds (just not very used to large dogs), however i do think corgis are overrated
>Have you owned a dog?
yes, fortunately my childhood dog (see above) is still doing well. had to beg for a dog for years before my parents decided to finally get one.
>Do you know any bad dog owners?
not really, but i do wish more small dog owners would train their dogs better/ treat them better.
>What's your future dogs?
probably something other than a shih tzu. maybe a Pomeranian, but i've heard that they're really yappy. (or are they yappy because of bad owners?) But next time i would like to rescue a dog
hi, i owned 2 shih tzus and i can tell you now it's all in how you raise them/how they were raised.
the first one i had she was a rescue dog and was previously abused in a shelter. she was very reserved, didn't like people all that much, but she was drawn to me so we called her lady. she was years old so we tried to help her grow out of it and develop, she became more social as we introduced her to more people. we gave her to a new home when we felt she was ready.
years later we got another dog to keep, this one we got her at 3 months. she was painfully shy with humans, and with most other dogs. as she grew up i took her around more people and she'd just return back to me, hide behind me, and so on. this changed a little bit when my brother brought home his boxer/pit puppy. it's like my dog was reborn, she became more social, more sassy, sillier, and even more lovable.
shih tzus are amazing dogs and i hope you enjoy your shih tzu puppy if you ever get one
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>What's your favorite breed?
I like fluffy dogs, even though having a fluffy dog would mean that I would have to vacuum constantly and brush them at least once a day. Would be worth it for me.
>Have you owned a dog?
We used to have a dachshund when I was little, but he sadly died 13 years ago. She was a real baby and even though I majorly annoyed her when I was little, she never hurt me
>Do you know any bad dog owners?
I don't, thank God
>What's your future dogs?
Hopefully a pomeranian once I get a stable job. They're fluffy babies and I loved every single I've ever meet. Getting a Chow Chow would (of course) be a dream, but I don't think I could give a Chow Chow enough exercise and I wouldn't want my dog to be unhappy just because I'm a lazy fuck
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anyone here own/owned a border collie?
Are they really as difficult as people paint them? We can definitely handle an active dog but some owners say that without professional training border collies become bad dogs. Is is true? Is it a race only for people into dogs sports, agility, running etc or long walks, jogging and frisbee can do? Will appreciate much if someone answers!!
They tend to be neurotic and need tons of physical and mental
stimulation. Agility, puzzles, nose work, and so on. I'd recommend hiring a trainer just to make sure you're going about everything the right way. They're the smartest breed and can therefore be the biggest headaches if not properly trained and stimulated.