You should choose a dog breed that fits your lifestyle and not expect the dog to adapt to your style of life. You can select an appropriate dog breed. I will help you in choosing a dog breed with minimal health problems.
Breeds of Dogs
- Dog Breed Size (weight):
Toy dog breeds 10 pounds or less
Small dog breeds 10 to 25 pounds
Medium dog breeds 25 to 50 pounds
Large dog breeds 50 to 75 pounds
Very large dog breeds 75 plus pounds
- Dog Grooming required:
A) Minimal dog grooming
B) A lot of grooming will be needed
3. Exercise required:
Some breeds of dogs require less exercise than short walks while others require significant daily exercise. Domestic dogs will need twice a run every day.
A) Low activity/little exercise
B) High activity/significant exercise
Accommodation required for such breed:
A) Can adapt to apartment living
B) Suitable for city living with a backyard,C) Large fenced yard or rural environment
Training of Dog required for that dog breed:
A) Fairly easy to train
B) Difficult to train
Dog breeds tolerance for children:
A) Not very good with small children
B) Good with children if raised with them
C) Good with children/toddlers supervised
Dog breeds tolerance for strangers:
A) Not friendly toward strangers
B) Friendly with strangers
The above information is contained in the fairy tale on each page of the dog breeding article. More details on gentleness, fitness dog owners for the first time, exercise recommendations, dog grooming requirements and dog health issues are included in the body of the article. The following examples are taken from the index of dog breeds.
- Types of family dogs breeds that should do well for children.
It should be noted that this position is reserved for a normal dog of that breed and will not apply to a particular dog – especially one that is not well matched and trained. Children should always be supervised by any dog. Play dogs are not released because they can be injured by young children. Many other dogs will do well with well-behaved older children.
Basset Hound Bernese Mountain Dog
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel English Cocker Spaniel
English Setter Flat Coated Retriever
Golden Retriever Greyhound
Irish Wolfhound Keeshond
Labrador Retriever Newfoundland
Samoyed Standard Poodle
Welsh Springer Spaniel Springer Spaniel
- Small dog breeds that can adapt to indoor apartment living.
Boston Terrier (Lightweight) Chihuahua
Dachshund (Toy or Miniature) English Cocker Spaniel
Italian Greyhound Japanese Chin
Pekingese Pinscher (Miniature)
Shih Tzu Yorkshire Terrier
- Hypoallergenic dogs or non shedding dogs.
Airedale Australian Terrier
Basenji Bichon Frise
Boston Terrier Cairn Terrier
Chinese Crested Kerry Blue Terrier
Norfolk Terrier Norwich Terrier
Poodle (Toy and Miniature) Shih Tzu
Schnauzer Soft-Coated Wheaton Terrier
Tibetan Terrier West Highland White Terrier
Welsh Terrier Xoloitzcuintli
- Dog breeds that might adapt to being left home alone during the day.
Bernese Mountain Dog Bichon Frise
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Chinese Crested
English Cocker Spaniel Great Dane
Great Pyrenees Greyhound
Irish Wolfhound Japanese Chin
Shih Tzu Whippet
There are many additional selections that you can make from the directory of breed of dogs. Examples could include: good watchdogs; active dogs to go jogging with; long lived dog breeds; small dog breeds etc. Make sure you do your research carefully and select a that fits your lifestyle. If you do your breed selection very carefully, then the next 10 to 12 years of your life will be very rewarding.
Dog breeds are divided into different groups according to the purpose for which they are developed. This class plan system breeds an easy way to judge in dog shows. The program also allows attendees to indicate when their favourite types will be shown and allows potential buyers to look at collections of styles that may best fit their lifestyle. Most countries in the world have ratings in groups of six or seven which groups are discussed below. This guide dog guide will initially contain AKC dog breeds and some will be added over time.
The AKC has seven groups, the: Sporting dog, Working dog, Toy dog, Terrier, Hound, Herding dog, and Non-Sporting dog. Our article on “Dog Classifications” describes these groups and the dog breeds that are included. This dog breed information will also help you in choosing a dog.