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Many people have a dog or two but they prefer boy or girl dogs over one other. My family has always preferred girl dogs. What do you prefer:boy or girl dogs?? Why??:confused:
 

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I always preferred male dogs. Well, I have four sons, and I guess I felt more comfortable with males of any sort! I also think it made me feel like they were my protector.

However, I decided to try out getting a female this time around because the ones I have seen have been more nurturing and "maternal" to my little girl. I am SO glad I got a female. She is awesome!
 

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Lucy, you keep posting in the Poll forum, but not including a poll in your post. If you just want to ask a question and have people answer in a post rather than set up a poll, you should be using another forum.
 

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Lucy82's Poll: Male or Female Dog?

(Lucy82 to make a poll you start like normal but scroll way down on the page and there is a selection

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Yes, post a poll with this thread
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that you can start making up the poll....) Like I did for you above! :wub:
 

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Thanks MRL!
 

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Thanks MRL!
Isn't that the best poll ever! Sure exactly the way the OP would have worded it (not???) . I'm not prejudiced against males.... really :wild:
 

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I personally like to have a pair, one male one female.
 

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You forgot one.

Do you prefer dogs over people?
 

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At my place, the cats lay down the rules for the rest of us. (Oh, was that a different question?)

No preference. I've adopted my first two dogs based on their personality, not their gender. I got a male GSD because I already had a dominant female in the house, and male/female combos are a better mix than female/female combos, especially taking my female's temperament into account.

So far, it has worked out beautifully.
 

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Here too, the cats lay down the rules for all. :wild:

I can't decide whether to get a male or female dog first, but am slightly leaning toward female. Eventually I would like to have a male and a female.
 

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The cat is the ruling queen in this household too. :D

In 23 years of living with dogs, I have had female-female combos and female-male combos but never male-male combos, except for foster situations. Other than anatomical differences I really haven't noticed much in the way of differences and don't have a preference one way or the other.

I have noticed, however, that female cats are MUCH smarter than male cats and that cats in general are very, very good at training everyone to do their bidding. :help:
 

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I'm confused! I thought as far as the poll is concerned, voting for cats would mean you prefer cats over dogs, right? Because the options are do you prefer females, prefer males, or prefer cats... But so many voted for cats!!

Those that said your cats rule the house, did you vote that you prefer cats?
 

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I like having a mix(Male & Female). When we got Molly we wanted to get a male, so we were looking for male dog when looking for another dog, and got Tanner.
 

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I'm confused! I thought as far as the poll is concerned, voting for cats would mean you prefer cats over dogs, right? Because the options are do you prefer females, prefer males, or prefer cats... But so many voted for cats!!

Those that said your cats rule the house, did you vote that you prefer cats?
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Cleo made me do it! Seriously though, the poll allowed you to vote for multiple things so I voted cats and male/female combo. :)
 

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I votes for mix of the two...

My dream dog was always a female german shepherd. I waited my whole life to get one and having lucy now has been worth every second of that wait.

She always seems to get along better with male dogs. Never really seems to care too much for other females. All of her best buddies are male dogs.

In a year or so, I plan on getting a male. Opposite sexes always seem to get along best. At least that's my experience with dogs.
 

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The poll choices made me LOL. Too funny! I picked female, just because there are some things about male dogs that can be a little gross. You all know what I mean. :)
 

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I've only had female dogs but when we get our next one, it will be a male just to head off any issues (hopefully).

Leah - that's why I have always had female dogs and usually cats! I had one male cat years ago and I got a nasty surprise one night when I looked at him :shock: :rofl:
 

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I know right???? That was one part of having a male dog that I did NOT expect!
 

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I have both and probably always will but WAY prefer the girls personalities.

A good analogy of their differences is similiar to the differences between a 14 year old girl and a 14 year old boy. The girls are smarter and more mature....same for dog genders...only it last their lifetime.
 
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