Dogs come in all shapes, sizes and temperaments. We cover the questions that will help you choose the right dog for your family and lifestyle.
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The Alaskan Malamute is well-known for its use in sledding, its dense coat and has an independent, gentle personality.
Despite its name, the Australian Shepherd actually originated in the US, being bred as a ranch dog in the 1800’s.
This fun-loving, high energy scent hound is a great family pet and always eager to train and play.
This Alpine breed from Germany is a working dog that require lots of exercise and activity, like the Border Collie of Australian farm dogs.
This bright white powder-puff has a fun-loving, happy nature and loves to socialise.
Border Collies are best known for their intelligence and working roles as sheep herding dogs.
Known as the ultimate gentleman for its dapper good looks and gentle nature the Boston Terrier makes a great apartment pet and loves kids.
The Bull Mastiff is a cross between a bulldog and the Old English Mastiff and has a reliable and gentle temperament.
Bullies as they are affectionately known are strong, loyal dogs that are ideal for experienced owners.
This fun-loving, loyal and happy little dog is ideal for family life and does not require a great deal of work. You may, however need a big budget as they are prone to a number of health conditions.
The ultimate small-space pet, the Chihuahua is big on personality in contrast to its tiny stature.
The bear-like Chow hails from China where it is known as the ‘puffy-lion dog’.
The shaggy, cuddly Cocker spaniel is a popular breed for good reason. These lovable dogs are wonderful companions despite their often high vet bills.
The Dachshund or ‘sausage dog’ is a loveable goofball who makes a great family pet.
This affectionate and loyal companion can be stubborn, but incredibly lovable.
The German Shepherd or Alsatian is best known for its role as a service dog and is a highly intelligent and loyal companion.
This popular gentle giant will eat you out of house and home but repay you with endless loyalty and love.
The giant Wolfhound has a gentle temperament and a somewhat reserved nature
The eternally happy, lovable, high energy Labrador is the ideal family friendly pet and is very easy to train. Explore our complete breed guide.
Pomeranian This affectionate little puff-ball makes a great family pet and often has a larger-than-life […]
Once a pug owner, always a pug owner. These roly-poly balls of fun are playful, stubborn and fit in beautifully with family life.
This South African breed is stunning to look at, very intelligent and not for the inexperienced dog owner.
The Rottweiler has a dubious reputation for being an excellent guard dog. Anyone who has lived with this gentle giant knows their protective nature is combined with a calm, gentle and obedient temperament.
The devastatingly beautiful Samoyed harks from Siberia and is a happy dog who fits in well with families
The ancient Shiba Inu from Japan is compact, agile and independent and was originally a hunting dog.
Affectionately known as the Staffy, this muscular and strong dog has a loving, attentive nature and just loves people.
The high energy Weimaraner has a boisterous, playful nature and needs a great deal of exercise and training.
This toy terrier also known as the Yorkie has an adventurous and demanding personality despite its small stature.
The Shih Tzu with its adorable underbite is a perfect lap-dog and great family pet.