Looking to get a dog? Dogs come in lots of different shapes and sizes and have been bred for so many different purposes. There are reported to be 200 recognized dog breeds worldwide and that doesn’t include all the recent designer mixes.
So how do you go about choosing the right breed for you and your family? Too often, people do not do their research and look for the wrong qualities in dogs.
Each breed has their own history and typical traits, exercise requirements, sizes and personalities. Herding dogs are smart and active and enjoy herding, water dogs usually like swimming, retrievers like retrieving, companion dogs like their people. It is very important to get a dog that fits your lifestyle, budget and personality so your pup doesn’t end up at a shelter with everyone miserable.
Check out what we have learned from experts and friends about the most popular dog breeds on Talent Hounds in our new Dog Breed Library.
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This information is subjective and interactive and is meant to complement information from vets, experts, trainers and resources like the CKC and AKC.
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