There are over 200 dog breeds in existence. The time you spend now learning about various breeds of dogs will save you from a lot of unpleasant surprises and aggravation in the future.
You see, not all breeds were created equal…
Some require an experienced owner while others are OK for a beginner.
Some breeds are not suited for a family with small children; others are not suited for an apartment lifestyle. Finally, some puppy breeds require a very active owner while others will do just fine with a couch potato.
I can go on and on, but what's important is that not all breeds are compatible with all dog owners. You need to find a dog breed that's right for your family.
The consequences of picking the wrong dog breed are too great. Just think…
Being forced to put the puppy up for adoption
A family member getting injured by an overly aggressive dog
Being forced to rearrange your lifestyle more than you planned
Finally, spending a lot of money on the wrong pet
But with so many different dog breeds, how do you choose the one that fits your personality, lifestyle and dog skills? And even if you know which breed is right for you, how do you pick a puppy when you visit a breeder?
I strongly recommend you watch these 3 short videos before you proceed to the alphabetic list of dog breeds.
Browse the following pages. There is information on over 120 of the most popular dog breeds, and I add new breeds all the time!
If you need help with training and housebreaking your puppy, I recommend you study and closely follow Secrets to Dog Training and Ultimate House Training guides. You can also select the behavior or obedience problem from the list below and click "Go"...
Another valuable resource that I feel every dog owner needs to have is the Ultimate Guide to Dog Health. It will teach you how to recognize common health problems and administer first aid if your pet gets ill.
Before you get your new puppy, learn as much as you can about the breed temperament, amount of exercise it will require, health concerns, grooming requirements, and the type of family it will do best with.
Don't make a mistake of picking the wrong breed. With so many dog breeds to choose from, there is at least one that's right for you!
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