Guidelines On Selecting a Dog Breed.
A dog is a term that is used to define a carnivorous animal that has a snout, acute sense of smell and is mostly domesticated for reasons such as security, emotional support as well as tracking purposes. There are some dogs that are known for their disposition, gentleness, retrieving abilities as well as their acute sense of smell which can come quite in handy when it comes to search and rescue. A few of these famous dog breeds include, the golden retriever, the bulldog, the German Shepard, and the beagle as well. Some of the factors that you should consider when selecting a dog breed include purpose of the dog, temperament and aggressiveness of the dog, as well as the size of the dog.
Different dog breeds service different purpose, some are trained specifically as guard dogs while others do very well as house dogs and pets. It is advisable to choose a dog breed that suits your particular needs in order to ensure that the dog serves its main and intended purpose. Some dog breeds have also been trained to be emotional support dogs that aid people going through emotional distress find healing. There are also a few dog breeds that aid people who have eyesight challenges find their way around the world.
There are some dog breeds that are very temperamental and aggressive hence managing them can be quite a challenge especially if you are not a qualified dog trainer. Some did breeds that are famous for being household pets include Labrador Retriever, poodle, a beagle, and the boxer. German Shepard, the German shepherd, Rottweiler, Doberman pinscher, and the Bullmastiff, unlike other houses, hold dogs are mostly known to be protective dogs. dog breeds such as the German Shepard and the Rottweiler grow in size and become very large hence require more space in order to ensure that they are comfortable in their surroundings as opposed to dog breeds such as the Chihuahua which are much smaller in size hence require an adequate amount of space for them to become more comfortable and adaptable to their surroundings.
It is also important to consider the cost of both purchasing and maintenance, the cost of the food, grooming, veterinary services as well as the playtime require in order to make sure that the dog is comfortable in your home can be very expensive to maintain. Keeping a dog in your home requires you to be very dedicated and passionate so as to ensure that the dog does not get depressed.