The Different Dog Breeds Available

By: Thierry Babineaux

There are more than 350 different types of dog breeds that you can choose from. You can either choose from the small, toy, medium or the large dog breeds but at the end of the day, dogs make for great pets and are extremely loyal. But you should choose a breed to suit your life, ie family life, children, other pets, there are lots of information out there to help you make this important desission.

The top 30 dog breeds based on their popularity are:
1. American Cocker Spaniel
2. Basset Hound
3. Beagle
4. Bichon Frise
5. Border Collie
6. Boston Terrier
7. Boxer
8. Chihuahua
9. Dachshund
10. Doberman Pinscher
11. English Bulldog
12. German Shepherd
13. German Shorthaired Pointer
14. Golden Retriever
15. Great Dane
16. Labrador Retriever
17. Maltese
18. Mastiff
19. Miniature Pinscher
20. Miniature Schnauzer
21. Newfoundland
22. Pembroke Welsh Corgi
23. Pomeranian
24. Rottweiler
25. Pug
26. Shih Tzu
27. Siberian Husky
28. Standard Poodle
29. Weimaraner
30. Yorkshire Terrier

It is always important to get the right information regarding particular dog breeds that you are planning to take home. The important thing to understand is that the dog breed info can provide you with answers to several health related questions. There are some diseases that are hereditary including slip disc in dogs. You will find that the German Shepherd Dog, which is considered one of the best guard and sniffer dogs in the world, makes for a great pet but he might face the problem of hip dysplasia, which is almost hereditary in this dog. So in reality, different dog breeds will have different health related problems. Having the right dog breed info will help you to identify genetic and hereditary issues beforehand and you will be able to plan accordingly and take better care of your dog.

Another important aspect of having the right dog breed info is that you will not be fooled by a dog breeder. There are some dog breeders who are not licensed and might sell you a mixed breed by calling it a true-blood pedigree. In such a situation, you will not be able to do much and hence it is important that you always ask for right dog breed info in advance for the dog you have chosen. The breeder should be able to provide you information regarding the parents of the dog and any health related issues that the parents faced. Some of the breeders can even offer you the entire lineage of various dog breeds.

While looking up different dog breeds, you need to also gather as much information as possible for choosing the right dog or pedigree. The important aspects to look out for in various dog breeds include general appearance, temperament, size, weight, head, neck, coat, color and gait. Most of the dog breeds have pre-defined body structure, coat and other aspects. Having this information will prove to be extremely useful while choosing the right dog.Make sure you make the right dessision before you die

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