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Meet Caesar, a Petfinder adoptable Rottweiler Dog | Frederick, PA | Caesar is a big boy...strong, muscular, and growing into his head! Low energy, mellow, loves his...

SENIOR SUNDAY! Have you considered adopting a senior dog?! @susiesseniordogs might have found just the dog for you! The number of unwanted, adoptable dogs of all ages and breeds is overwhelming. And your decision to adopt does matter! This sweet senior Siberian husky gal was found as an unwanted stray in Rio Rancho, NM. Because her shelter has so many homeless pets, the animals are only given ID numbers and not names. So, we are naming her Stella. Stella is estimated to be around 7 years…

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You Might Be Surprised What These 10 Dog Breeds Were Originally Bred For

Rhodesian Ridgeback - according to I love dogs site: This energetic titan was originally bred to hunt lions and other big game in South Africa. Well socialized, trained adults may be pretty mellow, puppies (under the age of two) however are a rambunctious ball of energy that will hunt and chase the cats, because it is in their nature to do so. My Maggie was part Rhodesian and she was every bit a lion hunter…

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier "the puppy cut" Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier temperament is affectionate, lively, alert, energetic, confident, outgoing, loyal, sensitive, intelligent, sociable and cheerful. The puppy-like attitude of these dogs seems to remain so throughout the life. They are not as aggressive as other terrier dogs. These dogs are generally gentle and playful with small children.

Keeshonden are very easy to live with. Happy, cheerful and bursting with energy, they love everyone-children and other pets included. Easy to train and very obedient, Keeshonden are gentle, mellow and totally fun. Keeshonden were bred to guard river barges along the Rhine, and those instincts survive to this day. They are extremely alert, protective and cautious-little things can easily get them barking. Keeshonden, in this sense, make excellent watchdogs.

Meet Dude, while he may still be a puppy (6 months) but he's already proven to be mellow, calm and patient. He's good with kids and loves people. What a great combo with his puppy-like energy & excitement! He is currently being cared for by our friends at Second Hand Hounds Visit their site for more details…

The Parson Russell (formerly Jack Russell) terrier was bred to hunt small animals. He's a great companion for a country kid, but too distractable & high energy for many others. The trainer of Eddie, on TV's "Frasier," reports that the seemingly mellow dog was a training nightmare.

Rusty is just 5 months old and came to CVHS from an overcrowded shelter. Rusty is a mellow puppy who enjoys a good belly rub. Although he enjoys playing with people, he's very calm for his age. He already knows some basic commands but is still working on potty training. He has done well with other animals and should fit easily into any medium energy home.