24hourcampfire.com
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Hop To
Page 3 of 3 1 2 3
Joined: Dec 2019
Posts: 1,137
W
WMR Online Content
Campfire Regular
Online Content
Campfire Regular
W
Joined: Dec 2019
Posts: 1,137
Plenty of stupid opinions when it comes to dogs. The fact that the OP is considering a pair of Dobermans is a bit concerning. Get a family dog from a breeder that focuses on healthy dogs with calm temperament. Think lab, golden or springer. Other breeds may be as good, but none will be better. Even the best breeds can be screwed up by a bad trainer. Plan on obedience classes with the dog AND the daughter. The dog will be around quite a while. Choose wisely and train well.

BP-B2

Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 4,190
D
Campfire Tracker
Offline
Campfire Tracker
D
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 4,190
I've had many dogs over the years but just bought a couple of Great Pyrenees puppies to use as livestock guardian dogs from guardian stock. I've been really shocked at how low-key these dogs are, even as puppies. Easy going and likable but have the goods if needed for protection. I can see why a ewe would allow them around its lamb.

With that said, I would get two of these in that they seem to need the social interaction. They also seem to be a little stubborn with an attitude that they know what's best so seem a little more difficult to train than many dogs.

Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 17,182
B
Campfire Ranger
Offline
Campfire Ranger
B
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 17,182
Originally Posted by MarkWV
Nothing any more faithful or wanting to be around children than a Sheltie.

They won’t withstand a pit bull attack, but they won’t back down either.

Family oriented dog, but children is who they cling too. He’ll stand by her side until the end.

This guy forgets all about me when the grandkid shows up.

[Linked Image from i.postimg.cc]
My brother has a sheltie and it's the biggest pussy dog I've ever seen. It backs down/runs away and hides when I bring over my Jack Russel and it's even afraid of my wifes Pom-Chi.

Joined: Sep 2022
Posts: 66
W
Campfire Greenhorn
Offline
Campfire Greenhorn
W
Joined: Sep 2022
Posts: 66
If your daughter was ever threatened, a barking dog may get attention faster than one who only bites.

Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 3,601
Campfire Tracker
Offline
Campfire Tracker
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 3,601
With some patience and a lot of training it might work .


[Linked Image from static.wixstatic.com]

Last edited by Rick n Tenn; 09/25/22.
IC-A B3

Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 49,678
W
Campfire 'Bwana
Offline
Campfire 'Bwana
W
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 49,678
Great!!!!


These premises insured by a Sheltie in Training ,--- and Cooey.o
"May the Good Lord take a likin' to you"
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 2,464
M
Campfire Regular
Offline
Campfire Regular
M
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 2,464
Originally Posted by Blackheart
Originally Posted by MarkWV
Nothing any more faithful or wanting to be around children than a Sheltie.

They won’t withstand a pit bull attack, but they won’t back down either.

Family oriented dog, but children is who they cling too. He’ll stand by her side until the end.

This guy forgets all about me when the grandkid shows up.

[Linked Image from i.postimg.cc]
My brother has a sheltie and it's the biggest pussy dog I've ever seen. It backs down/runs away and hides when I bring over my Jack Russel and it's even afraid of my wifes Pom-Chi.
Ive got 2 that don’t like people or other dogs and head the opposite direction when either show up. I’ve got two others that don’t see an enemy, I call the The Greeters. The one in the photo actually ran off the neighbors Jack Russel over at the cabin but played with his beagle, go figure. Dogs have different traits you know.

Last edited by MarkWV; 09/30/22.
Page 3 of 3 1 2 3

Moderated by  RickBin 

Link Copied to Clipboard
CTV-TRX
Who's Online Now
372 members (1Longbow, 10Glocks, 10gaugemag, 257 mag, 160user, 257 roberts, 29 invisible), 1,350 guests, and 1,102 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
RR2/3-22

UDG-IP


 







Fish & Game Departments | Solunar Tables | Mission Statement | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | DMCA
Hunting | Fishing | Camping | Backpacking | Reloading | Campfire Forums | Gear Shop
Copyright © 2000-2022 24hourcampfire.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
 
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5
(Release build 20201027)
Responsive Width:

PHP: 7.3.33 Page Time: 0.057s Queries: 15 (0.004s) Memory: 0.8904 MB (Peak: 1.0169 MB) Data Comp: Zlib Server Time: 2022-12-04 12:45:08 UTC
Valid HTML 5 and Valid CSS