Guidelines On Selecting 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. Some of the examples of the famous known 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.
Dogs are also known to serve different purpose depending on their type of breed some are trained to be guard dogs while others do very well 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 are also specially trained to help people facing 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. 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.
Some of the costs that come with having a dog breed of your choice include purchasing costs, grooming costs, veterinary costs, playtime costs as well as the food costs that the dog will consume throughout its lifetime. In order to ensure that the dog does not end up distressed and dead you will be required to have passion and dedication in maintaining the needs of the dog.