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I made freinds with a breeder and able to get a great deal on a male puppy. 8 weeks old with very erect ears.Very Very cute but "The Judge" is only 1.5 years old. He is great with other dogs but am I asking for trouble adding a new family member. I am not concerned about the financial side.I am waiting to have "The Judge"fixed until he is 2. Right now our system is GREAT with 2 kids and 1 dog.What do you guys think?
 

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Will adding a dog screw up the great system you have now??
I do not know? Thats why I am asking the question. I hate to mess with something that works but I know we can afford it and give him love. I quess my question is the fairness to the 2 dogs. I really want both dogs with the family at the same time, not one crated. The only time I would seperate is during training.
 

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I think Judge would enjoy having a pup and there's enough of an age difference. I got two puppies just 3 mos apart and it was not smart, fun or easy. But if you love the pup, have the time and money, Judge is in a good place as far as training and position in the family I vote for getting him. I would have waited until the first one was 2 yrs old but yours is probably old enough
Do you have 2 males also?
 

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Do you have time to give the puppy it's own time with you?
I have 3 dogs now, group time is great but each of them deserves thier own time with you, puppy classes, socialization. I have been a multi dog house for about 17 years. No regrets. If it wasn't for my husband, I'd have more.
We still do training with "The Judge" with the Park and Rec dept. in our town. I would do puppy training at a diff. time.
 

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Someone that already had a pup traded the puppy in because the pup they picked out only dropped one testicle. That persons vet said it could be very dangerous. So long story short the breeder gave her the dog I was looking at to make the buyer happy. The male puppy had dropped both by the time she even gave it back to the breeder.lol. Also he had somebody on a waiting list for a long hair which this was. I was looking at a stock coat. Little disapointed but everything happens for a reason!!!
 
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