LifestyleVeterinarian reveals which dog breeds are best for beginners. Which one is your type?

Veterinarian reveals which dog breeds are best for beginners. Which one is your type?

The veterinarian recommends breeds for beginner owners.
The veterinarian recommends breeds for beginner owners.
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2:37 PM EDT, October 18, 2023

Do you dream of having a dog, but have never owned one before? The vet pointed out the dog breeds that are best for beginners. They are joyful, cheerful, and easy to train.

Amir Anwary, who is half German and half Hindu, living in the Republic of South Africa, often publishes videos with advice for dog owners.

This time, he recorded a video for beginner caretakers. He recommended which breeds of dogs to choose for the first time.

Labrador - a faithful dog friend

According to the veterinarian, the best choice of dog for a first-time owner is a Labrador Retriever.

Labradors are considered some of the friendliest and most cheerful dogs. Their snouts are positioned in such a way that they seem to be smiling.

These are devoted, cheerful, and very loyal dogs. They are sociable, intelligent, and also very patient. It's easy to teach them obedience. They love to play with children and long walks.

The popularity of these four-legged friends is absolutely justified. They are wonderful companions and friends to humans. You have no reason to fear they will harm a child or attack a neighbor.

Golden Retriever - energetic companion

In second place in the veterinarian's ranking is the Golden Retriever. Although many people confuse Labrador Retrievers and Golden Retrievers, these are two separate breeds that are not only different in origin but also in physical characteristics and temperament.

The Golden Retriever is a breed that originated from the crossbreeding of the Flat-Coated Retriever, Water Spaniels, and Bloodhounds. Thanks to this combination of genes, a hunting dog was created, which as a retriever works perfectly in all conditions. It is especially effective in the water.

Golden Retrievers also work well with disabled people and as guides for the blind, which speaks to their obedience, gentleness, and patience.

Currently, more often than not, they serve as companion dogs rather than hunting dogs. Golden retrievers fit perfectly in a family, collaboratively working with people, especially the youngest ones. They show no aggression and their defensive instinct is very weak. Their immense stores of energy, joy, and a desire for fun make them potentially the best companion for any owner.

Looking for a smaller dog? Don't worry, the vet also pointed out other breeds that he considered relatively easy to raise and perfect for beginner owners. These include: Shih Tzu, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Beagle, and Poodle. These are animals that you should not have too many problems with.

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