Which Dog Breed Best Suits Your Personality?


Desire to adopt a canine, but confused between too many breeds being accessible? Picking up a specific dog breed can be a daunting task, particularly if you are a dog lover. Numerous people choose their dog by appearance, size, color, etc. which is fine enough. But if you have to choose one to take home with you, consider choosing a breed that adequately entertains your personality. Personality is everything. It's as true about dogs as it is about people.


From the beginning, it's crucial to make certain that you and your pup have congenial personalities. This will enable you to make an easy decision with your lifestyle choices and will make your dog comfortable. 

Below are some of the characteristics mentioned that you must consider while choosing the right pup that mirrors your personality.

Size matters a lot
While choosing a dog that best matches your personality you need to consider a lot of things.  And among them, the size matters a lot. For example,

If you have a small family house you apparently shouldn’t bring a big dog like Great Dane at home. But don’t let the size of the dog fool you. Smaller ones such as Chihuahua may also become a big problem for your family as they are temperamental and are not known to be child-friendly dogs. That's the reason several people prefer mid-size dogs to balance out the wants and requirements.

Apart from this, if you are generally occupied with extracurricular exercises, you’ll have to make a schedule. In which you have to cover time to walk and clean the dog. So make your choice carefully. 

Energy level
If you are a person who generally likes to indulge in physical activities then an active dog may best suit you. Experts at PuppyJoy.net says that bringing a pup with you, with whom you can hike, or play a game improves your connection with your dog. Also, you get two jobs done at the same time. If you desire a dog with huge enthusiasm, be pragmatic concerning the environment you can provide them. If you can’t provide open spaces for your pet to move and to play, then there may be behavioral changes in your pet. Active dog breeds include Retrievers, Spaniels, Setters, and Pointers. 

Consider time and budget
Make a realistic evaluation of how much time and money you have to devote to a dog. Keep in mind that fostering a dog is really close to adopting a very young child who stays young eternally. In addition, you have to provide a proper diet, a bed, toys, and various accessories. Apart from this, you'll also require to accommodate grooming, adequate exercise, and health care. 

Some dogs demand more of these things than others. For instance, no matter how much you might love a Maltese puppy. If you don't have the time or the budget for daily brushing and haircuts, it's not the appropriate dog for you. And some dog breeds have adverse hereditary predispositions to medical conditions that can be costly to deal with. So decide ahead of time how much of either resource you're willing to give to caring for your dog over a lifetime.

High-Intelligence
Intelligent people including dogs have a lot of characteristics and personalities in them. Dog breeds usually with more eminent IQ's have a better time following commands, directions, and more conscious in general. 

Breeds like German Shephard, Poodle, Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, Papillion, Rottweilers are considered as High-intelligence dog breeds.

However, there are multiple dog breeds that are intelligent and emotionally caring. Highly intelligent dog breeds can display or stimulate your mind, creativity, or analytical nature and enable you to feel more related to them.

Special needs/rescue dogs
It feels amazing when you consider choosing a rescue dog. These are the dogs most in need of forever homes. Though, make sure that you have the ability, time, and resources to take care of a dog with special needs. 

Dog breeds like German Shepherds, Rottweilers are considered as guard dogs. These dogs do not like strangers at all and are generally intelligent and aggressive. They are often used in search and rescue teams and also serve as police and narcotic dogs. Apart from this, they are very loyal and protective to their owners and defend their home area tremendously. 

A dog becomes like a family member for you once you adopt a breed. They generally live for about 10-15 years and make a connection of love with you and your family. So consider the above-mentioned measures to find a dog companion that suits best to your personality.

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