Looking for a pup? Are you new to this whole puppy-raising affair? If you answered in the affirmative to both questions, here's a caveat: choose the less demanding breeds to raise, at least for the time being. If you do not want to go through a baptism of fire, avoid any of these canine breeds:
- Airedale Terrier
- Treeing Walker Coonhound
- Alaskan Malamute
- Tibetan Mastiff
- American Pit Bull Terrier
- St. Bernard
- Australian Cattle Dog
- Skye Terrier
- Siberian Husky
- Border Collie
- Chow Chow
- German Shepherd Dog
- Cane Corso
- Chinese Shar-Pei
Now that you have been warned, it's time to move on to the breeds that could give you lots of fun and love sans lots of headaches.
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
If you want a fun dog that does not look foolish, go for the Cavalier. This dog has the grace of a king and the trainability of a soldier. They have been dependable as a companion canine for the rest of their existence which spans centuries.
If a chill dog is your priority, then Pug it. The Pug is the reggae-listener and beach-comber of dogs. Being with them is cool. Does not hurt that they are quite cute as well.
Demanding physical activeness to all pups is senseless. Not all of them can equal your thirst for outdoor adventures. But if this is important to you, the aptly named Retriever is your smartest option. This dog will do anything it takes to please you. Even run a marathon!
Toy breeds are universally cute and comfortable to raise. If you want to take home the most agile and smartest of this kind, however, the Papillon should be your top option. Training a Pap is a walk in the park.
The Poodle is the starter pack for new dog parents. This dog exists to accompany humans, and they are highly adaptable. Whatever your lifestyle is, your Poodle is sure to ride with it.
A dog that looks like the canine god while staying low maintenance is never a bad idea. These are the things you get from a Golden. Loyal to the core, raising a Golden will get your soaked in boundless affection.
If cuddles are your thing, surely Shih Tzu will float your boat as well. This dog will never tire of an abundance of snuggles. Do not mistake their seeming snootiness for unfriendliness. The Shih Tzu is your huggy friend.
An active dog is a consistently healthy dog. If physical activities are integral to your lifestyle and you want a dog that can ride your waves of an adrenaline rush, the Brittany is your safest bet. They're like the athletes of the canine world. Plus, they are rather kind and highly attuned to their owner's feelings.
The Greyhound is one of those dogs that look dignified even when they are peeing against a wall. If doggy dignity is your thing, by all means, try out this dog. They are also undemanding when it comes to their grooming needs.