Selecting a Large Dog Breed for Your Family


We all know a dog is an excellent addition to a family. A dog will give a family many years of fun, attention, and companionship. However sometimes owning a dog does not turn out to be much fun for the pet owner due to lack of research in the initial stages to help and decide on which type of breed to fit your needs. This is most common in large dog breeds whereby the lack of understanding of what is required to care and train the large breed dogs. You may, therefore, be unprepared for the size of the puppy at it grows into an adult. Large dog breeds also need you to be prepared with care, space, food and exercise your dog will require.

To help you decide on which kind of best large dog breeds you require you need to do intense research. There are some available resources for you including the internet. Browse through different websites containing information about dog breeds. Secondly, you can attend dig shows or even read books about dog breeds. Ones you get this information it helps you decide on which kind of large breed dog that is best suited for your family. Among the information, you will be looking for is the amount of space that your family needs, food requirements, exercise requirements and breed temperament. Of vital importance to you will also be the average size of the dog, the trainability of the large dog and the breed characteristics.

One breed to choose from the broader group of large dogs is the German shepherd .these are highly trainable dogs and thus are used as guard dogs, and police service dogs however they are also great family dogs. They are highly dependable and will require regular grooming and exercise. German shepherd dogs are healthy and posses herding instinct. These dogs have a lot of furs and thus you may need frequent cleaning of your house since they may leave a lot of hair inside the house. You may also watch and gather more ideas.

Canine Weekly can be a great family dog for you. If you also need a sporting, you can choose the yellow, black or chocolate Labrador retriever.Their main characteristics are versatility and intelligence.They are also very friendly dogs. They are large active dogs, and thus you may require having a big backyard for them to play and exercise. Further, if you have children, you do not need to worry since this breed is good around children. You can choose a Doberman pinscher if you need a dog that requires minimal grooming and also has a high capacity for training.


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