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Which Dog Breed is Right for Me?

Dogs, like humans, come in all different sizes with certain personality traits. Use our guide to find a dog breed that suits your lifestyle and personality.

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Bichon Frise

The Bichon Frise is a small, happy breed whose coat is considered hypoallergenic. A good companion dog for people of all ages.

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The Bulldog is a powerful and friendly breed that is a devoted companion. He requires minimal grooming and does well in cooler temperatures.

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The Beagle is a small hunting dog breed that is social and can be highly vocal. This native of England requires regular exercise.

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The Boxer is an athletic working breed with a sense of humor. This native of Germany requires minimal grooming but plenty of exercise and makes a great family dog.

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Bernese Mountain Dog

The Bernese Mountain Dog is a large working breed with a sweet, loving temperament. This native to Switzerland makes an ideal family pet.

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English Springer Spaniel

The English Springer Spaniel is a medium sized sporting breed. They are known for their sweet temperament and endurance in the field.

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Golden Retriever

The Golden Retriever is an intelligent and easily trained sporting breed. The Golden is willing to please at home, in the field or as a service dog.

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The Chihuahua is a popular small breed that is devoted and smart. They need early socialization and should not be carried everywhere.

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German Shepherd

The German Shepherd Dog is an enthusiastic herding breed that requires plenty of exercise. This native of Germany makes a good family dog but does require regular grooming.

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Labrador Retriever

The Labrador Retriever is a popular hunting and companion breed. They make good family pets and come in three colours: black, yellow and chocolate.

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Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier is a small breed with a long, beautiful, silky coat. They do require regular grooming but make excellent companions and watchdogs.

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The Havanese is a small companion breed that makes a good family pet. They require regular grooming but can be clipped for ease in coat maintenance.

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The Pomeranian is a lively toy breed that requires regular grooming. They are excellent companions that are smart and ready to meet the world.

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Miniature Schnauzer

The Miniature Schnauzer is small terrier breed that requires plenty of exercise. This native of Germany is an obedient family member who is a choice for allergy sufferers.

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A native of China, the Pug is a playful breed that is highly intelligent. They come in two colors, black and fawn.

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The Poodle comes in three sizes. They are a highly intelligent breed with a coat considered hypoallergenic.

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Shetland Sheepdog

The Shetland Sheepdog is an intelligent and easily trainable herding breed. They make a good family pet but do require regular exercise and grooming.

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Siberian Husky

The Siberian Husky is an athletic working breed that requires plenty of exercise. They have effortless movement and exceptional stamina.

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West Highland White Terrier

The West Highland White Terrier is a happy and sturdy breed. This native of Scotland is good with children but can be highly vocal.

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Shih Tzu

The Shih Tzu is a small companion breed that requires regular grooming. This breed has a long history as a royal companion animal in China.

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