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Old 05-08-2012, 08:27 PM
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Please, please, please tell me more about them. Stories, pictures, the bad things, the good things, etc.

In all honestly, I know that I'm in no position to own one and probably won't for a lot of years, but I do really like them.
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Old 05-09-2012, 08:33 AM
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I only met two Filas in the past. They were not to friendly at all.
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Old 05-09-2012, 09:52 AM
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I only met two Filas in the past. They were not to friendly at all.
That's what you should always expect from a Fila

Kharma is HEAVILY socialized, from the time I brought her home. She's as close to bulletproof as a dog can get, but rarely do Filas get that much time in public. It's given her a solid basis for understanding human actions and excellent instincts, as well as an understanding of how to communicate with us, plus we are so tuned to each other that we don't even have to look at each other to "read."

The real heart of living with a Fila is something that no one believes until they do -- IF they are open to it -- and that is the bond that is beyond any other. I never would have given it credence either, until living with Filas.
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Old 05-09-2012, 09:54 AM
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And then there's the intelligence. Whole different sort. Inductive and deductive reasoning is a factor, as is full comprehension of cause and effect -- and the will to use it to their own (and sometimes your) benefit.

They are cunning and clever, devious, charming, and they have a warped and truly twisted sense of humor.
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Old 05-09-2012, 07:42 PM
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I've never met a Fila, but I've heard these are SERIOUS dogs.

I go to a dog breed website quite often, and i think it's VERY helpful! It tells an honest review on each dog breed; Temperament, Pros and Cons of owning one, etc.

http://www.yourpurebredpuppy.com/rev...rasileiro.html
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Old 05-10-2012, 06:56 AM
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i love the stories you tell about Kharma. I'm fairly certain I couldn't live with a dog with her reasoning skills since I like to believe I'm that smart one in the group. lol.
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Old 05-10-2012, 09:08 AM
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If your lost and/or confused...don't attempt to get one.

Brutus has been socialized, beyond socialized. He can tolerate about anything. However, that does not mean he loves everyone, because he does not, nor does he trust everyone. But, he still has a weakness for RED HEADS. he would be such a ladies man if he were human. I can take him anywhere, but he is the only of mine that I can do that with.

Titus on the other hand, is very snarky. Although he has been socialized heavily when he was little, he is not as polite as his dad.

Filas are sneaky, conniving, cunning, manipulative, devious, and pretty much everything Renee has said. Gosh, I love these dogs!!!!!

I only hope when I am old, they create a miniature Fila so I can still have one. One that fits in my purse...Oh my gosh that could be so much fun. A purse that bites. I would never have to worry about a purse snatcher.
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Old 05-10-2012, 09:48 AM
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Lol @mini filas
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Old 05-10-2012, 09:04 PM
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I could get a mini fila until I was old enough for a real one.
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Old 05-10-2012, 09:24 PM
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I don't know if a Toy Fila would be easier or not, lol. The Toy Terrier I had was 1000X more protective/aggressive/quick tempered than any regular one, lol.
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