Factors To Consider When Choosing a Dog Breed.
Some of the reasons as to why we domesticate dogs is for their acute sense of smell, emotional support, security and tracking services even though the term dog is used to refer to a carnivorous animal with a long snout and an acute sense of smell. In the world today there are many different types of dog breeds available, but a few of the breeds are quite famous for their disposition, gentleness, retrieving abilities and acute sense of smell that enables them to become great search and rescue dogs. The golden retriever, the bulldog, the German Shepard, and the beagle are some of the famous known dog breeds. 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.
Some dog breeds are specifically trained to be guard dogs while some dog breeds are good as household pets and dogs. 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. Some dog breeds have also been trained to help people with eyesight challenges move and find their way around the world comfortably.
If you are not trained and qualifies dog trainer it can be very challenging to manage some dog breeds as they can be very aggressive and temperamental. 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. Dogs such as the Chihuahua require a smaller space to accommodate them and make them comfortable in their surroundings while there are also dogs that grow and become larger in size as compared to other dogs such as the German Shepard and the Rottweiler making them require a large amount of space to make them 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.