What's you favorite dog breed?

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  1. profile image0
    Feline Prophetposted 10 years ago

    What a tough question! (Do cats like dogs anyway? tongue)
    Oh well I do...maybe Labradors and Cocker Spaniels to begin with.

  2. Raven King profile image61
    Raven Kingposted 10 years ago

    To pick only one favorite breed sounds impossible!

  3. Bob Cedar profile image57
    Bob Cedarposted 10 years ago

    Pit Bulls all the way! Out of all the dogs I have owned my APBT picked on the training the quickest. Plus they are a sweet breed, just got a bad rap because some knuckle heads doing knuckle head stuff.

  4. Eternal Evolution profile image72
    Eternal Evolutionposted 10 years ago

    I love many breeds of dog but i would have to say my breed of choice is the American Pit Bull Terrier. In the past i have owned many dogs, My beloved boston terrier, Slade, passed away recently and left a huge hole in my heart. We now have a Pit Bull named Bowser and a Boxer named Joda. They both are great dogs.

  5. l1blonde profile image60
    l1blondeposted 10 years ago

    I like the Boxer.  I have owned two 1 female and 1 male.  I like the short hair and their attitudes.  They are very easy to train.

  6. Curious Traveller profile image70
    Curious Travellerposted 10 years ago

    As one who was raised all his life with German Shepherds and still adores them some "few" decades on, what other breed could I propose?

    Who remembers "Rebel" from "Champion the Wonder Horse?"

    "Like a blade of lightning flashing 'cross the sky..."

    Ahhh..memories!!!

  7. Eaglekiwi profile image76
    Eaglekiwiposted 10 years ago

    Airedale

    Think they look kinda funny and cute but not afraid to get down an dirty too

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Long-Distance-R … -Date-Line

  8. Everyday Miracles profile image87
    Everyday Miraclesposted 10 years ago

    Is it okay to say "mutts?"

    The truth is I prefer Rottweilers but I'm not good with dogs. I doubt that I will ever own another dog unless some circumstances change and I can be trained (properly) in how to train a dog. My husband also tends to forget that they are animals and not humans an personifies them in a way that is unfair. I would hate to take on a large and intelligent dog only to fail miserably on my end of the deal. Not fair to the dog.

  9. tksensei profile image59
    tksenseiposted 10 years ago

    Has anyone mentioned Samoyed yet?

  10. fooglebiz profile image61
    fooglebizposted 10 years ago

    The Rottweiler, we believe that Rottweilers are the most wonderful dogs in the world. Raising a Rottweiler from a puppy can be a most pleasing experience. NEVERTHELESS, they can be dangerous dogs if not raised the correct way. If you want a good dog and house-watcher read on; if you want a vicious beast that you will have no control over, please do not pick the Rotty as you may have some regrets. You must have a Rotty with the same enthusiasm as you would your own child; give it love and care, with responsibility, and it will repay you ten-fold. In fact there is not a lot of difference in bringing up a young dog as there is to bringing up a human child. Both species can learn to be responsible members of society, if encouraged in the right directions.

    Although there are obvious differences here between each dog breed, young domestic dogs and any other young creature are basically all the same. If you go back say 100,000 years, it would not be hard to realize that all domestic dogs come from one genetic source. Go back 10,000,000 years and it would be hard to realize that possibly many species on Earth today share or have shared similar DNA.
    You might like to note that humans share 99% of their DNA with some chimpanzees. And if you would wish to note further, humans share 40% of their DNA with the humble . . . . . . . . . Banana.    Don't look at me!!!    Almost cannibalism!!

  11. lost_again profile image59
    lost_againposted 10 years ago

    Jack Russell Terriers are the best.  Smart as a whip and total maniacs.  They want to be the only baby in the house though, so if I had children.. I'd still get a golden retriever who will take all kinds of kid abuse.

  12. Elynjo profile image59
    Elynjoposted 10 years ago

    Swiss Mountain Dog, Rottweiler and American Pit Bull Terrier.

  13. Ron Montgomery profile image60
    Ron Montgomeryposted 10 years ago

    The basenji.  No barking, hypoallergenic, not overly bright -which is very desirable in a dog.  The smart ones are trouble makers.

  14. housedad profile image60
    housedadposted 10 years ago

    <------ Burmese Mountain Dog ...  And mutts yikes)

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    wordscribe41posted 10 years ago

    Lab/Australian Shepherd mix.  They are so smart, a great size, beautiful.  We have a 7 month old puppy who's this mix and he is a wonderful dog.  I also love Beagles, Beagle/Lab mixes, German Shepherds, and Golden Retrievers.

  16. kblover profile image88
    kbloverposted 10 years ago

    I've always been a Border Collie fan. I like Huskies and Malamutes as well.

    In the "little dog department" Shetland Sheepdogs were always one breed that seemed interesting as do Papillions.

    And of course a Coton de Tulear since Wally's one and he's a good dog.

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    1twoknowposted 10 years ago

    has to be a pug...we have six of them and one very confused greatdane...

  18. Eaglekiwi profile image76
    Eaglekiwiposted 10 years ago

    Airedales !

  19. curiozities profile image60
    curiozitiesposted 10 years ago

    Rat terriers!  They're great apartment dogs.

  20. kea profile image76
    keaposted 10 years ago

    Doberman Pinschers are great dogs.  They are not like portrayed in the media...very nice, loyal, and sweet dogs!

  21. alexadry profile image93
    alexadryposted 10 years ago

    Rottweilers: they are so intelligent and sweet. When trained well, they are also extremely obedient and people pleasures. I have two I have trained myself, they are two goof balls that love people. I walk them together on the leash each day and people stop to comment on how well behaved they are. Every time I see any dog, no offense, I think Rottweilers are simply the best!

  22. Born Again 05 profile image80
    Born Again 05posted 10 years ago

    I love (and have raised) Jack Russell Terriers. Also love collies.

  23. tksensei profile image59
    tksenseiposted 10 years ago

    Sammies!!!

  24. alekhouse profile image83
    alekhouseposted 10 years ago

    Golden Retriever.   

    They are wonderful. I've had two. My last one died a couple of years ago, and I can hardly wait to rescue another one or two, when I sell my B&B. I'm afraid to rescue one now because I have so many different kinds of people in and out of my Inn. You never know the background of a rescued dog completely, so I would be afraid they might not like men or women, or maybe they would bolt when I opened the front door to let people in, which is frequently.

  25. Butch45 profile image58
    Butch45posted 10 years ago

    Hi our family dog is a Sheltie and she is smart and great around the house. She tends to run away some times. One time she went to a bar and got in some how and  hid under under a table. until someone noticed and they phoned us to come and get her.That happened twice the second time the barmaid took her home and phoned us in the morning. I do not understand this because normally she hates noise .

  26. spiderpam profile image75
    spiderpamposted 10 years ago

    My husband loves the Alaskan Husky, but me I like anything kid friendly and fluffy, maybe a Chow Chow. smile

    1. Colebabie profile image59
      Colebabieposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Every Chow Chow I've met has not been friendly!

      I like Golden Retrievers like my baby and boxers smile

  27. HealthCare Basics profile image70
    HealthCare Basicsposted 10 years ago

    Dachshunds....very loyal and intelligent for the most part... smile

  28. Beth100 profile image71
    Beth100posted 10 years ago

    Ooooo, there's only one for me:

    The German bred Rottweiler -- intelligent, gentle, friendly, trustworthy, family oriented, dedicated, versatile, willing, generous, big hearted (I could go on and on and on....)

  29. Ivorwen profile image65
    Ivorwenposted 10 years ago

    My favorite dogs have all been Red Healer crosses. 
    I like Great Purines, Bullmastiffs, Newfoundlands, APBT and Huskies, but mixed breeds are my favorites...

    My dog is a Great Purines/Bullmastiffs/Red Healer/Lab mix.  She is smart to a fault, and very protective.  She has rid out camp sites of bear and mountain lion.  She has defended my children from stray dogs more than once, and successfully rid herself of every other dog that has wanted to fight.

    For an indoor dog, I would consider a Jack Russell.

  30. GeneralHowitzer profile image67
    GeneralHowitzerposted 10 years ago

    Siberian Husky looks cool hehehe.

  31. E. A. Wright profile image82
    E. A. Wrightposted 10 years ago

    Samoyeds. I've lived with two; loved them both.

    1. tksensei profile image59
      tksenseiposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      You are the best person on HubPages.

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    iamqweenbeeposted 10 years ago

    Golden Retriever, which is what i have. Her name is Lady and she is a dainty, beautiful dog with a sweet tooth. ;-)

    1. Colebabie profile image59
      Colebabieposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Aww I have a boy. What do you mean sweet tooth? smile

  33. dohn121 profile image72
    dohn121posted 10 years ago

    http://www.i-love-dogs.com/dog-breeds/images/Pembroke-Welsh-Corgi.jpg

    Pembroke Welsh Corgi

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    wordscribe41posted 10 years ago

    I love mutts.  I have a beagle/labrador and an australian shepherd/lab.  The latter is the smartest, funnest, most obedient, loving dog I've ever had.  I'm an advocate of getting dogs from shelters.  Plus, I worry about pure-breds health.  I pretty much love ALL dogs though.

  35. Gennifer profile image57
    Genniferposted 10 years ago

    I adore German shepherds! They are so clever and beautiful! They are my passion.

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    dennisemattposted 10 years ago

    I love labs. They are sooooo sweet and loving. I had a German Shepard as a kid, and he was the best dog anyone could ask for. Now, my house is too small for a big dog. I have a Shih Tzu, and a Boston Terrier/French Bulldog mix. They are so funny cuz they dont know they are little dogs.

  37. Angel Of Love profile image66
    Angel Of Loveposted 10 years ago

    My pet is a Maltese that we call Happy!!!
    You probably know why, Maltese are always in a happy mode!!!

  38. World Marketing profile image38
    World Marketingposted 10 years ago

    i have a few favorite breeds. pittbull,argentino dogo,greatdanes,english bulldog. its funny because i have a poodle,and a shitzu   lol.

  39. love my yorkies profile image60
    love my yorkiesposted 10 years ago

    have had lots of dogs over the years, but would have to say two of the breeds have captured my heart.  First are the two yorkies i have now and second is the st. bernard we had when i was a child.

  40. nanazain profile image60
    nanazainposted 10 years ago

    I love a portuguese water dog

  41. JunkerBob profile image59
    JunkerBobposted 10 years ago

    I love my boxer Zooey. smile

  42. tksensei profile image59
    tksenseiposted 10 years ago

    Boxers are a great breed.

  43. wesleycox profile image82
    wesleycoxposted 10 years ago

    I have a boxer and the breed has my heart.  They are the most noble and the most gentle dogs w/kids.  Plus they are smart as hell too.

    1. candice5 profile image58
      candice5posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Have always had German Shepherds, but like most varieties, also had Irish Setters, English Setters, harder to train, but well worth the effort.
      My absolute favs are however Samoyeds and No 1 Labradors.

      1. tksensei profile image59
        tksenseiposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        You are a wise person!

        1. candice5 profile image58
          candice5posted 10 years agoin reply to this

          I know and we both have wise dogs. smile smile

  44. tksensei profile image59
    tksenseiposted 10 years ago

    Too true.

    1. candice5 profile image58
      candice5posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      smile

  45. Gin Delloway profile image34
    Gin Dellowayposted 10 years ago

    I like badger-dogs. They are so nice!!

    1. candice5 profile image58
      candice5posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I need to look em up, I have no idea what a Badger Dog is, I presume it looks like a Badger?

  46. tksensei profile image59
    tksenseiposted 10 years ago

    Maybe they're dogs that never stop bugging you?

    1. candice5 profile image58
      candice5posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      probly, Never understood that terminology either, Never been badgered by a Badger personally. hah smile

  47. emievil profile image72
    emievilposted 10 years ago

    I have always wanted a German Shepherd and an Australian Shepherd. They're big, cute, intelligent and loyal. Siberian Huskies are also my favorite but the weather here is not really for them sad.

  48. Lanieniven profile image59
    Lanienivenposted 10 years ago

    My favourite breed is the British Utonagan, they are a fairly new breed not yet recognised by the KC.  They are bred to look like wolves but have no content in them.  I have 3 and also a Beardie (who I love dearly) and a new Puppy GSD x Malamute who is 8 weeks old and more rouble than the rest ;-)

  49. profile image0
    Louidam1posted 10 years ago

    I love black and yellow labs.

  50. viryabo profile image93
    viryaboposted 10 years ago

    I absolutely adore the South African Ridgeback (also known as lion hunters i heard) and golden Retreiver. Had the 2 of them the last time i had dogs. Tootsie and Jordan. Went into hospital for a couple of months, and before i came back, they had been poisoned.
    Still shed tears when i think about the absolute love and affection i had for them, and miss them so much.
    I've been so distraught up till and havent had the heart to get another dog since. I still blame myself for leaving them alone.
    Now im crying again.

    1. rmcrayne profile image95
      rmcrayneposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Viryabo,

      I’m sorry for your loss.  Sounds like circumstances beyond your means to control.  Try to stop beating yourself up.  Don’t let your sorrow of their deaths surpass the joy that they brought you with their lives. 

      Rose Mary

 
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