Considering a new addition to your family in the form of a 4-legged friend. You’ll want to consider your living situation when choosing a new dog.
If you are a city dueler, work during the day and live in an apartment. Choose a small to medium breed that does not require a lot of walking.
The Boston Terrier AKA “the American Gentleman”. They are a polite mild temperament dog an ideal apartment pet. They’re quiet, so they won’t annoy your neighbors, and they bond closely with their owners, showing undying affection and loyalty. They’re also conveniently small, and require only moderate amounts of exercise. Brisk city walks should be enough; no sprawling backyards necessary.
Other options: English Bull Dog, French Bull Dog, Dachshund, Greyhound
If you live in the suburbs, have children and have a nice size back yard.
Labrador Retriever Dogs “people-oriented dogs”, always ready for a jog around the neighborhood, a strenuous hike or an endless game of fetch. Labs are reliable, willing and patient. They love nothing more than activity and attention.
Other options: Irish Setter, Newfoundland, Collie
The most important thing to look for in a pet is the bond. UGODOG recommends going to a shelter and choosing one from the countless abandoned, small, large and in-between breeds. You will be surprised at the various options and mixes you will find at a shelter. You can spend time with them get to know them and choose the one that fits your needs. Mix breeds can often smarter and more well behaved the pure breeds.
Either way a rescue will usually love you and appreciate a home more.
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