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. There are some dogs that are known for their disposition, gentleness, retrieving abilities as well as their acute sense of smell which can come quite in handy when it comes to search and rescue. A few of these famous 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.
Some dog breeds are specifically trained to be guard dogs while some dog breeds are good as household pets and dogs. In order to ensure that the dog serves its intended purpose it is important that you select a dog breed that will suit your particular needs. There are some dogs that are also trained to be emotional support dogs where they help the owner find healing when facing emotional distress in their life. Some dog breeds have also been trained to help people with eyesight challenges move and find their way around the world comfortably.
If you are not trained and qualifies dog trainer it can be very challenging to manage some dog breeds as they can be very aggressive and temperamental. Some did breeds that are famous for being household pets include Labrador Retriever, poodle, a beagle, and the boxer. Just as there are household dogs, there are also some dogs they’re best known for their protective nature such as the German Shepard 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.
It is also important to consider the cost of both purchasing and maintenance, the cost of the food, grooming, veterinary services as well as the playtime require in order to make sure that the dog is comfortable in your home can be very expensive to maintain. Having a dog as a let or a protective guard dog will require you to be very passionate and dedicated to maintaining its needs so as to ensure that the dog does not end up dead or depresses.