Tag: Dog Breeds

Dog Personalities by Breed: The Toy Group

Dog Personalities by Breed: The Toy Group chihuahua

Like toys, the Toy Group of dog breeds have historically had only one purpose: to bring joy, delight, and cuteness to one’s life. Toy group dogs, and small dogs, in general, are perfect for city slickers and small space dwellers, are easier to train and tend to be less expensive to care for. They also, […]

Dog Personalities by Breed: The Terrier Group

Dog Personalities by Breed: The Terrier Group Australian Terrier Running

The Terrier group of dog breeds were initially bred to hunt vermin and fox or to work in areas with rugged terrain. They make great companions but are known for their distinctive personalities. They do not have a very high tolerance for other animals, even other dogs. They have a lot of energy, and their […]

Dog Personalities by Breed: The Herding Group

Dog Personalities by Breed: The Herding Group Belgian Shepherd Tervuren

Once members of the working group, the Herding Group of dog breeds has a distinct ability to control the movements of other animals. Developed to herd and protect livestock, these dogs presently work jobs in law enforcement and rescue operations. They are typically very easy to train and form strong bonds with their humans. Here […]

Dog Personalities by Breed: The Working Group

Dog Personalities by Breed: The Working Group Boxer

If you want active, large, loyal, and steadfast, then dogs classified in the Working Group might be for you. Dogs classified in the Working Group were bred to do hard jobs such as guarding property, rescue missions, and manual labor (i.e., pulling sleds). Because of the strength required by many of these breeds to accomplish […]