Originally Posted by aishy
I was thinking last night how I know I had to learn that stuff for tests, but did I remember it now? NO. I remember how to do the math, how to read, how to write. The important...
I keep reading that bostons are good family dogs. How are they with kids and other dogs? What about health and life expectancy? What about ease of housetraining and amount of shedding? How terrier-ish are they?
Originally Posted by crl
This is definitely a factor, but I'd rather have 8 years with a dog that really fits well for us than 15 years with a dog that doesn't. .
I think you said it all in the...
Yes, unfortunately many people who work with animals could use better people skills (including me!) I think a lot of people find it so much easier to relate to animals than to people. Often, people who can't deal with people, but who...
Originally Posted by Arduinna
If you don't have to have a puppy you might be able to find a nice adult from a breeder that is being retired. That is how we got our first one.
How would you go about...
Originally Posted by avengingophelia
If my IW mix mutt had a longer life expectancy, he'd be my ideal dog.
I forgot that criteria! Very important! Long life expectancy and good health need to be added...