Select a Dog Breed: 3 Factors to Consider

One of the main things to consider when selecting a dog breed, to ensure a long relationship, a happy life is the ability to meet your requirements and exceptions with personailty owner of your new puppy and its needs.

You have children?

Please keep in mind that a new puppy will require the same level of commitment, and sometimes even longer than would reasonably be expected to raise the children. Although having two children and a new dog into your home will require constant monitoring of both to prevent accidents and incidents occur. Keep an eye on both will ensure that no bodily harm or the other and be able to prevent malicious behavior such as biting, kicking and generally play tough.

If you have children at home then the majority of farmers and many trainers do not recommend getting a toy breed, for the simple reason that he may have stepped on or abandoned by your children. That said, if you made up your mind that a toy breed is the one that suits you and make sure you choose one that has a laxity and a soft character.

How protective is the race

For most of us have a dog that barks when you are a visitor to your door, give us a sense of security. It’s like having your very own living, breathing and movement of the alarm system at home. A boat of any type of dog, whether purebred toy or greater will have a similar effect deturing unwanted visitors. That is why the likes of Dachshunds and reproduce most of the other toys are excellent watchdogs. The good old terrier type are also very good for this kind of work.

If you are considering a larger breed, which has the physical presence to protect yourself, you should watch one of the working or herding breed categories. These dogs are highly trained and very easy to train and make great visual deterents for anyone who wants to be burgulars.

How long do you honestly Have

Naturally social nature dogs are great pets and provide their owners with companionship sometimes very necessary. Because of their social nature please do not get one if you’ve decided to keep it locked out in your garden all day on his own. This is extremely important when looking at the puppies because they require large amounts of interaction, socialization and supervision to ensure they get the best start in life and give them the foundation to become a pleasure have in society rather than a social menace and in extreme cases, very dangerous for all.

On average a dog will spend about 8 hours a day, five days a week at the house itself. You will find that the smaller breeds such as terriers are better able to cope with this type of situation that the big races. Terriers are very good at finding ways to keep amused if they have enough space to move and walk.

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