So you’re thinking about adopting a dog? Congratulations! This is a big step for you and your family – and choosing the best dog breed for your lifestyle is one of the most important decisions you have to make.
Begin by checking out characteristics of the dogs you like to narrow down your list. Compare dog breeds, and perhaps you’ll even find a dog breed to match your lifestyle that you never even knew about. You can read all about dog breeds A-Z in our Dog Breed Library.
Before you fall in love with that scruffy little fluffy in the window, consider some of the following facts so that you both aren’t left heartbroken.
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Bored dogs are destructive dogs. One of the best ways to prevent chewed couches, jumping and other undesirable behavior is regular exercise. Some breeds need more exercise than others. Small, companion dog breeds such as the Shih Tzu and Havanese don’t often require as much exercise as larger breed dogs such as Labrador Retrievers and German Shorthaired Pointers.
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