What kind of dog is best? It’s a big step – no scratch that – it’s a massive step to choose your pooch. It’s a must to consider you and yourself lifestyle first, before you to start to consider the breed. Without this careful consideration upfront, your first foray into buying a dog could be a bit of a disaster! It’s a must to get right. So, what kind of dog is best for you?
Passion must be balanced with practicality. You don’t want a Great Dane if you live in a one bedroom flat with no garden!
At Wagging World we’ve had a bit of a ponder and come up with some useful things for you to consider before you sign up to the dog that will bring you the most joy!
SIX THINGS TO HELP YOU CONSIDER WHAT KIND OF DOG IS BEST FOR YOU!
We’ve got 6 things for you to consider and you need to mark each out of 5 to play the game! For example:
I have minimum spare time available 1/5 – I have medium spare time available 3/5 – I have a lot of spare time available 5/5
How much spare time do you have?
Do you have limited time to walk your dog? If so, you should choose a dog that doesn’t need huge amounts of exercise, and vice versa!
How tolerant are you of dog hair?
Do you have 30 minutes to spare or over 3 hours? This will help you decide what type of dog will fit your mould!
Depending on how precious you are when it comes to your home, it’s a good idea to know that some dogs shed more than others!
Would yapping drive you mad?
Some breeds yap more than others, so be prepared. It may not be an issue for you, but if it is, you’ve been warned!
How keen on exercise are you?
So dependent on your love for exercise will help you decide your canine pal! How active are you really?
What training level are you and your dog going to reach?
Everyone needs to give some basic obedience training, but some want to compete at the highest level. Where do you stand?
What size is your house/garden?
Dogs who need lots of exercise, will not be right for you if you live in a one bed flat with no garden!
So what kind of dog is best for you?
Now you’ve marked yourself out of 5 for each question, take a look below to see the dogs that will suit you
So hopefully this has helped you be a little clearer on the kind of dog suits you best.
We took a little bit of information from different sites to create this article, so we wanted to thank and acknowledge them, and we suggest if you want to find out more, find out more from these experts!