Getting a new puppy is an amazing feeling. That little ball of joy that brings happiness to the whole family. Well as many of you know that could easily go the other way too. Your success will come down to one main thing. Preparation. You will need this item in both knowledge and supplies. This article will cover the very minimum information you will need to know in order to select the best dog for your family. In other words, don’t put a square peg in a round hole.
Take a look at the two labrador retrievers up top. Each genetically identical to the configuration of a lab, however they look like, and act like to completely different breed of dogs. The dog on the left is lean and long with endless amounts of energy. Built to retrieve anything. If not given the proper exercise and mental stimulation this dog will destroy a lot of your favorite stuff. It will become unruly and unpleasant to work with. That is just a short list of the frustration you will encounter.
The dog on the right is more sedentary. Lower slung to the ground, larger head, more laid back. Way more laid back. Better for a family that would enjoy throwing the ball in the backyard and a nightly walk. This dog won’t bark his head off because it’s bored and want’s you to throw the ball endlessly . This dog will watch the game with you and be happy to have his own pillow.
When you are getting ready to add a dog or puppy to your family size up your energy style and contact the right breeder or rescue agency. Typically breeders make one type of dog for their fan base or customer base. It’s not an accident that the dog on the right looks the way it does.
If you are considering getting a new dog or puppy so you can do some dog training in San Jose give us a call and we can steer you in the right direction.