The world is at your feet with the vast array of dog breeds!

Called (wo)man’s best friend for obvious reasons, dogs are loyal and affectionate companions who thrive beautifully in an engaged and loving relationship with their pet parent.

Choosing a dog for you and your lifestyle is an enormously exciting but also important decision that will take plenty of consideration. You will want to consider the size of the dog that will work for your home environment – toy, small, medium or large. Considering their personality and behavior type will be another key consideration – playful, calm, sporty/energetic, good with children, working or guarding, suitable for apartments, and so on. Finally, you may also be interested in certain types of coats, including hypoallergenic or non-shedding, and colors such as white, black, gold, red, blue, brindle, piebald, merle, and so forth.

All dog breed characteristics are important to take into account to be sure the animal will suit you and vice versa. The ultimate goal is to ensure you have made a well-considered decision when adopting your new dog, and that the dog is as happy as you are in their environment.

Read more in our LetsGetPet dog articles where you’ll find more advice and plenty of tips to help you choose your future companion. We’re here to help you become the best possible dog parent!


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