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First, you need to know, I planned to adopt a puppy in few months. I planned to adopt a pure breed, probably Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. But today a option presented itself to adopt a husky/cocker mix. Honestly I wanted to wait for my partner and I to move to a house with a garden, and then adopt a second member. We already have a small rottweiller. Is it better to wait and adopt a pure breed or adopt a mix right now? :D Plan to get a second puppy is long in the making, and we both agree on it.
 

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Can you, your partner, and your rottweiler all go to visit the mix? It may give you more to go on to make your decision if you go over there and check it out yourself. There are tons of threads about pure breeds vs mixed breeds, but it comes down to what you want, and of course the health and personality of the dog you plan to adopt. It sounds like you've thought everything out so I say go for a visit, and see what you think!
 

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Puppies/dogs do not come with a guarantee. Each is an individual and has his or her own personality and behavior characteristics. The breed is only a general suggestion of what you might expect. This is true for pure breeds as well as mixes. I have met mixed breeds, and pure breeds, some of which seem like they came from heaven, and some like they are from hell. This is an argument to meet your prospective dog, all of you and see what kind of chemistry there is, between all of you.
 

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Thank you both. I have decided to wait a bit. It is not the best time to adopt a new puppy with moving and changing jobs, and I am sure the mix who was offered to me will find a good home. :D I can always adopt a mix later, if I want. Or a purebreed puppy :D
 

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Keep in mind that you will be saving a life going to a shelter. All of my dogs have come from the seller except two. One we rescued from a person that was going to put the dog down and the other from the dump in Mexico. All have been great dogs.
I would wait until you are settled to get a new dog. The shelters have play yards where you can take your dog and get to know the dogs in the shelters.
 
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