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|29th July 2006, 4:25 PM||#1|
Join Date: May 2005
Dogs for the house
Also known as; Toy Dogs. These dogs are generally small and recommended for small yards and indoor pets.
Here is a small list of common 'Toy Dogs'
* Australian Silky Terrier
* Bichon Frisé
* Belgian Griffon
* Boston Terrier
* Brussels Griffon
* Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
* Chinese Crested Dog
* English Toy Spaniel
* English Toy Terrier
* Italian Greyhound
* Japanese Chin
* Toy Manchester Terrier
* Toy Mi-Ki
* Miniature Pinscher
* Shih Tzu
* Tibetan Spaniel
* Toy American Eskimo
* Toy Fox Terrier
* Toy Poodle
* Yorkshire Terrier
Some people consider the idea of toy dogs are that toy dogs are only companion animals, slow moving, with little need for exercise and with low endurance.
Although some small toy dogs can have large amounts of energy, which may require walking daily (like everydog).
"Papillons give lie to this; although dainty and small they are quite capable of taking long walks with their humans and often excel at the energetic sport of dog agility. The UKC defines Italian Greyhounds as having been bred exclusively as pets; the AKC states that these dogs were bred as gazehounds, dogs that hunt by sight, and are quite fast and hardy, but they are nevertheless members of the AKC Toy group."
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|29th July 2006, 4:54 PM||#2|
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Central Coast, NSW
My parents have a toy poodle and it's a great inside dog, he's small enough to jump on you and not hurt, and as he's got hair and not fur, he doesn't smell like a dog and doesn't leave hair anywhere - and he can still go outside and chase a ball with as much energy as any other dog.
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|31st July 2006, 6:50 PM||#3|
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: west melbourne
pappillions are beautifull little dogs, really good temperament on the ones i've met
|1st August 2006, 9:00 PM||#4|
Join Date: Jan 2002
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My folks have a black Pomeranian.....cutest dog you will ever see. When I visit the folks it runs around in circles as soon as I come in the house. Extremely fussy eater, very protective of certain people in the house, and when it gets let out on the beach it goes like the bomb. Not to mention has extremely good hearing.
Bit of a snobby dog though, certainly doesn't like going out in the cold mornings for "doo doo" time and will sleep nestled inside blankets on the bed.
Also very protective of it's food, and snarls quite viciously if you go near its food.
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|6th August 2006, 9:41 PM||#5|
Join Date: Aug 2006
Silly question perhaps...
but, Papillons..? do they have big ears or something
I think I saw one at the pet shop the other day and it had really big ears...
thought it might be a cross breed
I have a cross chinese crested/shitzu (i reckon chinese creseted/terrier) and she is a darl...
I keep her indoors all the time and is well behaved for a dog I reckon. Not at all very territorial - only really gets angry if you provoke her...
But she can be very sensitive - eg. they are emotional dogs, and on occassion have had to experience her ignoring me because I've told her she can't do something...
but shes the best..
and No hair - so nice clean and no shedding
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