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    Default Male or female dog

    Which is best? I have only ever had cats and both male or female cats to me are pretty much the same..
    So wondering about dogs? Which would you pick and why? Thanks

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    Female. They are loyal, maternal, protective, less aggressive and territorial. At least our experience anyway.

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    Female for sure, they're so much nicer and become like second mothers etc.
    although I do have the friendliest male dog ATM, he's a darling but he is starting to nip when he gets excited and I can't risk him near DS if he continues that. He also barks a lot and drives the neighbours insane (whoops)

    He's only a pup though (8months old)

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    My last 4 dogs were females and honestly they were not always easy. I've grown up with dogs and I think temperament comes mainly down to breed not sex.

    So I choose by what's available (given we mainly get rescue dogs).

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    I have three small dogs
    One girl and two boys they're all lovely but the boys are better behaved.
    I think dogs are different based on breed and training rather than sex.

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    I have had one male dog and one female dog. Both great dogs. We currently have a female golden retriever and I have heard that in general the males are even more cuddly so we are thinking of trying a male next time around! However, the peeing on everything that males do drives me crazy so I definitely prefer a female from that perspective.

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    My males are cuddly but my girl isn't
    Both my boys are desexed and don't **** their leg of wee on anything

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    I'd choose a rescue dog that's at least three. That way someone else has done the hard yards with the puppy for you already.

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    I've had lots of dogs, mostly in groups of 2 or 3, always a mix of sexes, always desexed. In my experience I've found the females to generally be more attached to the immediate family members, don't care much for 'outsiders'. Males happy to be anyone's friend. Males often more 'goofy', more cuddly than females. Males a little more pulling etc on lead.

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    Hmm seems like a mix.. I was reading online the female dog is called a ***** because it can be one! I have a toddler so wanting one that wont snap if being played with rough.. Thought maybe male was better for that..


 

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