Choosing a Dog Breed
There are so many!
a dog breed might not be as easy as it sounds since we might have
to opt between a much greater variety than
we would have thought. There are hundreds of different dog breeds,
and each one of them has some own peculiarities and characteristics
which differentiate from the others.
How to choose
are some aspects you might wish to consider in order to choose your
dog's breed. The dog's size is probably one of the main aspects to
consider and often overlooked. You should choose your dog's breed
according to your house's size and the size of the space in which
he will be. Dog breeds of big size should not live in a small apartment
or both, the dog and you would suffer from it.
the dog breed size, you should also consider their breed's characteristics
and overall personality. All dog breeds have some characteristics
which define them, such as being energetic, being quiet, being very
playful, being very sociable, or being friendly with children. This
way, if the dog's new family consists on adult and calm people, they
should avoid choosing a playful or energetic dog breed, or in case
the dog's new family has children, the ideal dog breed for them would
be one which is friendly with children and preferably of small size.
Everyone should be happy
dog breed a family chooses should be one with which all the family
members are happy as well as they should make sure the dog will be
happy in their house as well. If any of the parts, the family members
or the dog, are not happy with each other, it could end up in a problematic
situation. This way, it is very important to think carefully which
breed to choose and remember that by adopting a dog we are making
a long term commitment.
Once a family has chosen a dog breed with which everybody is happy
and taking into account the dog’s personality and needs, everybody
will enjoy the new situation and bonds will automatically be born
between the dog and each family member. All dog breeds have their
unique characteristics and all of them are special, any dog breed
you choose will be the right choice to you if you take these characteristics
and personality into account.
list of different dog breeds and their characteristics