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. When selecting a dog breed it is important for you to consider factors such as the 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. In order to ensure that the dog serves its intended purpose it is important that you select a dog breed that will suit your particular needs. 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.
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. While others are best known as protective dogs such as the German Shepard, the German shepherd, Rottweiler, Doberman pinscher, and the Bullmastiff. Dogs also come in many different sizes that grow and become very large such as the German Shepard and the Rottweiler and hence require more space in and outside the house in order to accommodate them and make them more comfortable while others are quite small such as the Chihuahua and require a much more smaller space for them to be comfortable.
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. Having a dog as a let or a protective guard dog will require you to be very passionate and dedicated to maintaining its needs so as to ensure that the dog does not end up dead or depresses.