New puppy/ what am I?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by JulieNKC, Apr 4, 2011.

  1. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    This is my daughter's new puppy Chloe. Momma is the shih tzu across the street. Don't know who daddy is, but I do remember seeing a cute smooth coat jack russell hanging around a for a few weeks when momma was in heat I think. Chloe has wire hair, don't know much about dog genetics so don't know if that means her daddy had to be a wirehaired dog or if it could be further back. She's a cute ugly lil pup, lol. She has a shih tzu body, and so far a shih tzy temperament, lol. She is very laid back and calm and sweet, hope she stays this way. [​IMG] Anyway, do you all think I am right on her parentage?
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  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was going to say wire haired Jack Russell and that was before I read your post.
     
  3. cackydoodledoo

    cackydoodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would agree on the jack russell but most of all it is CUTE!!!
     
  4. hennyannie

    hennyannie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2011
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    How cute! Yep that Jack is the Baby Daddy! My jack is tan/white and rough coated and his pups were broken coated. This pup reminds me of them.
     
  5. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    I'd agree with the Jack Russell idea. I'd be wary of them myself. Crazy crazy hyper and big-time predators(read: chicken killers).
    I think they can be good dogs if you are FIRM with them, especially when it comes to housetraining, AND if you exercise them a lot DAILY no matter what kind of weather there is, and NEVER EVER "trust" them around small animals/chickens.
     
  6. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    yep, I say the daddy is the jack
     
  7. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:So far, luckily for me she seems to have got her mommas temperament and energy/prey drive. My chi is crazy/hyper. We spend a lot of time outside trying to wear his butt out, I'm hoping she eventually gets enough energy to play with him and give me a break. I don't "trust" any animals around my kids, it seems to me leaving a kid and a dog unsupervised together would be like leaving my 18month old and my baby together. An accident waiting to happen, lol. My dogs are never out at the same time as my chickens off lead. I don't trust the chi around them at all. My chickies have an enclosed run, and when they are out to roam I stay with them. Too many loose dogs and hawks.
     
  8. taraann81

    taraann81 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree she looks like a Jack shiht [​IMG] Adorable little thing!
     
  9. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Lol:lol:
     
  10. arabianequine

    arabianequine Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2010
    In the second pic. I see the puppy's mouth/nose face looks alot like a jack russells does.

    Sure cute!
     

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