How to choose the right breed of dog?

The first step to being a responsible dog owner begins before you even bring home a dog. Thoughtfully and seriously assess your needs before making a decision, and you’ll live long, happy lives together. Using our Dog Breed Selector, just answer a series of questions, and we’ll find the right breed of dog for you.

How can I find out what breed my Dog is?

Follow the AKC on Facebook to see featured breeds of the day and learn more about each breed by the people who know and love them best. Through the breed clubs. Each breed has an AKC-affiliated club, made up of breeders and fanciers who have years of experience in a particular dog breed.

What should I look for in a dog breed selector?

If a pup’s breed is likely to be an avid noisy maker, he can learn to be quieter, but you need to be prepared to invest time and kindness in hours of education, as being quiet may go against his nature. Our breed selector can help you to match the natural predisposition in a dog to your lifestyle.

What to ask when choosing a new dog?

When choosing a new dog, so many questions run through your mind: “What kind of dog should I get?” “What’s the best dog breed for me?” “Will he be a good fit with my family?” The first step to being a responsible dog owner begins before you even bring home a dog.

What is the best dog for beginners?

Labrador Retrievers make for a great first-time beginner dog. The playful nature of the Labrador Retriever combined with their lack of aggression and high energy playfulness makes this breed one of the best around children, in fact, Labrador Retrievers are one of the most popular dog breeds in America.

What dog matches my personality?

What Dog Breeds Match Your Personality Type? Pekingese. The dog that doesn’t care what the others think about her. German Shepherd. It’s probably the most loyal breed out there. Australian Shepherd. The workaholics. Jack Russel Terrier. Smart, but they have a mind of their own. Rhodesian Ridgeback. The dog with an active personality. Shiba Inu. Tibetan Terrier. Chow Chow. Beagle. Corgi.

What is the best dog for a house pet?

The Miniature American Shepherd is a popular, medium-sized dog in the herding family. They are good house dogs because they are easily trainable and well suited for all climates and living conditions. Because this dog is of the herding family, caution should be used when the dog is around small children.

What are the top 5 dogs?

In Dallas, Texas, the top 5 are Labrador Retriever, Bulldog, Golden Retriever, German Shepherd and French Bulldog. In Miami, Florida, the top 5 consists of German Shepherd, French Bulldog, Labrador Retriever, Dachshund and Golden Retriever.