in just a few short months, our family of 5 will be moving into a house. we're excited, we've been wasting money for 2 years on apartment rent and this house is a rent to own, my parents being the homeowners :)
my dad has already told me he's not fencing the yard in, he thinks it will "alienate" our backyard neighbors.. which i disagree with, considering we have the front of the house and side by side neighbors but okay! its not "our" house yet.. and my husband and i really wanted to get a german shepherd. but now knowing we won't be able to unleash him in a fenced backyard, we're probably going to have to re-consider. i realize all dogs need to run, but with 3 kids taking up most of the space we'll have to get a small to medium breed dog. there's plenty of side-walks around the neighborhood for us to take him on walks, and he can play in the yard when the kids do.
the kids are young.. 4, 2, and 11 months. we'll probably wait til the oldest is 5, and the others will be almost 3 and almost 2. my parents have a dachsund, he's a great dog, he was so easy to train. but my preference is not small dogs :( i want atleast a medium size.
australian shepherds don't get massive.. so maybe we will consider one of those. other than that im not sure what kind of dog would work best for us. we'll have to do lots of research on different breeds before hand.
what kind do you have? can you tell me a little about your dog please? thank you!
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