Popular Dog Breeds That You Can Choose

Dogs sometimes choose the owners. It is true. You will see lost dogs that find their way into new homes without ever having to rely on a shop online or a pet store. But most of the time, for new pet owners, they often choose the dog that they want. A small dog. A big dog. A hairy dog. A less hairy dog.  A dog that howls. A dog that barks. A dog with a lot of energy. A dog that is somewhat timid.

The characteristics of a dog depend on its breed. When it comes to people, the behavior is quite unpredictable. But for dogs, it is easy to know their traits and qualities by understanding the breed that your dog has.

Retrievers or Labradors

labThis breed of dog is still one of the most popular types in the world. According to the American Kennel Club ranking, retrievers are number one when it comes to popularity and being part of a household from 2013 to 2017. People love to have Labradors because of their fun and outgoing demeanor. You can play with him outside in the backyard and you will spend lots of time together chasing and throwing balls and sticks.

German shepherd

Another popular breed that most families have in their homes is a German shepherd. The height of these cuddly furry creatures can grow up to 26 inches for males and 24 inches for females. The growth forecast and life expectancy of German shepherds is usually 7 to 10 years. The most resilient shepherds can go as far as 12 to 14 years old.

German shepherds are intelligent dogs. You can easily teach them tricks. They are all around workers, too. They are a fast, agile, and very loyal animal.


Beagles are other fun-loving creatures that have a bunch of energy waiting to be dispersed and have such edarling profile. Thank Snoopy for all the attention that beagles are having. Beagles can grow to up to 15 inches in height and 20 pounds in weight. Their life expectancy is around 15 years.

Beagles are quite curious dogs. You will find him sniffing something all day. The colors that beagles have can range from lemon to red and white.