rate that dog: schkipperke, podengo medio, gor…

rate that dog: schkipperke, podengo medio, gordon setter, and the visla!

thank you so much!!!

schkipperke (or is it schipperke? who knows!)

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As far as small dogs go I appreciate their spunk and confidence!!! They are more independent and less biddable than I like, in regards to training. I don’t think I’d be the right fit size-wise – I prefer dogs at least 45 lbs – but as far as smaller dogs go they’re near the top of my list! I love following Luca’s adventures at @blueboyluca

podengo medio

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WOW this dog looks cool!!!! I’ve never met one which isn’t surprising since they’ve barely been in the US for a decade. Temperament wise, they seem to have extremely high prey drive which could present some issues (reliable off-leash recall is pretty important to me). Since they are so new to the states, I assume there are few breeders and little genetic diversity but I would love to know more.

gordon setter

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I love me a good gundog… Irish Setters are my fav of the setters and they seem like they’d fit well into my life, bit I’m not totally sure of the differences between setter lines!!! I love the look and temperament of the Irish Setters I’ve met and could definitely see a setter in my future. 

visla

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The only viszla I’ve met barked and lunged at my from afar ): That’s all I have to go off, unfortunately!