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Old 12-09-2019, 06:45 PM
gbcoupe gbcoupe is offline
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Honestly cold weather is a non-issue. Because of the adoption agency we have here in the maritime provinces (a couple actually) there are now hundreds of greys living happily on the east coast of Canada, much colder winter than Victoria.
General rule of thumb is if you need a jacket, they need a jacket. No big deal and they usually still love going for short walks.


This was one of our fosters, one we wish we had kept. Racing name was 'Go Brenda Go'.
You can actually lookup your grey by their racing name and watch some of their recorded races online.
I knew they needed some cover up, but had no idea there were so many up north! It can get butt cold in Ohio, and I see plenty of Grey's in our neighborhood. I stand corrected, non-issue

Great dogs, on my list for when we get another.
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Old 12-10-2019, 05:00 PM
d_douglas d_douglas is offline
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to top it all off, my sister just sent me a photo of her new six week old Boston Terrier/French Bulldog puppy that she gets in two weeks.

It is melt-in-your-mouth cute. Insane.
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Old 12-10-2019, 09:28 PM
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Cairn Terrier or West Highland Terrier.
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Old 12-11-2019, 07:21 AM
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Doodle

We love our Doodle. He is a sweet,goofy and lovable fellow and was very easy to train. He is about 65# of fluffy love.
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Old 12-11-2019, 09:55 AM
Mzilliox Mzilliox is offline
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Find the shelter dog you connect best with. Go have fun. Adopt, don't shop.
standard answer and the best. Go find one who needs you.
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Old 12-11-2019, 11:52 AM
BobbyJones BobbyJones is offline
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My 2ยข....

Adopt. Spend some time with your prospective new friend via fostering if possible. See if the level of commitment is right for you with the specific animal you initially connect with.
It's really tough to tell if it's right with just a quick walk through, or if a particular choice will take more work.

Although some breeds generally have specific characteristics that you're looking for, each animal is an individual. The great thing about a mature shelter / rescue dog is you can see exactly what you're getting.

Best of luck with your decision.

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