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post #2 of (permalink) Old 02-24-2014, 03:55 PM
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I'd wait a little longer, personally, for a few reasons. First, I don't want two senior dogs at the same time- so much money for health problems, and so much heartbreak all at once.

The general rule of thumb is when the first dog is mature and training is down pat- no issues needing to be resolved, etc. Your dog is still pretty much a puppy, so you'll have two really high energy, high maintenance pups on your hands.

We just added a second dog, my male is four and I'm just now reaching the point where there's nothing I have to worry about training/behavior-wise with him.
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