Johnnie Bings
Johnnie Bings voted up HappyTwo BeHereTwo's answer

It's wonderful to have a loving friend for so many years.  Incontinence is more common in the elderly.  Still, your vet may be able to help.  This site has info for you to come up with questions and requests.

http://www.petmd.com/dog/conditions/digestive/c_dg_fecal_incontinence#

I wish happiness and love to you and your pet.

Johnnie Bings
Johnnie Bings voted up HappyTwo BeHereTwo's answer

They are cute.  :). First learn about the breeds and their energy levels.  There are specific handling tests.  This site describes them well.

http://www.dogbreedinfo.com/articles/puppytemperamenttest.htm

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