There are hundreds of dog breeds out there. So if you are looking for a dog, how do you know which breed personality is right for you?
Dogs can be very different – even within a breed – but there are often traits that are specific to certain breeds. Some breeds are more laid back. Others are more outgoing. Others can be quite hyper.
If you find out which dog personality type suits you best, or if you learn how to cope with the pup's behavior, it can help both you and your dog's tail wag, which can lead to a happier and healthier life.
One of our wonderful writers put together a list of questions (and answers) to help you find out which breed is best for you.
At the end of the questions there is a link to the answers.
They even have a list of dog breeds that fit type A and Type B behavior.
Whenever you do get a dog, make sure that you do some research and know what you are looking for. A great fit is the best bet for long-term happiness for you and your dog.
A lot of people talk about the AKC breed groups. Here is a short explanation of them. They throw these terms around like everyone knows what they mean -but I've found that most people don't. Go to: Understanding AKC Breed Groups.