Friendly & healthy dog breed guide

Have you decided to become a dog parent? Congratulations! If you don't already know what dog breed you want, this guide might be helpful. We list some of the friendliest dog breeds that also have a lower health risk than others. These two aspects are what prospective dog owners prioritize the most.

  • Labrador Retriever

The Labrador is a dog breed that constantly tops the lists for friendliest dog breeds. Known for its friendly nature and intelligence, the Labrador is well suited as a family dog. In addition to its fine qualities, it is a breed that is relatively healthy.

  • Golden Retriever

The Golden Retriever is known for its friendliness and loyalty, which also gets along well with children. The dog breed is also healthy.

  • Beagle

In addition to their adorable and expressive eyes, the Beagle is one of the breeds least prone to health problems. These small to medium sized dogs make excellent companions and adapt well to family life.

  • Basenji

The Basenji is a good hunting dog that is also affectionate and intelligent who needs an experienced owner. The breed is healthy and often lives up to 15 years. In addition to being a friendly and healthy dog breed, the Basenji is also a hypoallergenic dog breed.

  • Poodle

The poodle is also a hypoallergenic dog breed that is also relatively healthy and has a long lifespan. The breed is also known to be one of the most intelligent, but is also very friendly.

  • Jack Russell Terrier

The Jack Russel Terrier is a very friendly and happy dog breed that is suitable both as a companion and a hunting dog. The breed is healthy and has no known breed diseases.

  • Cocker Spaniel

The Cocker Spaniel is considered a relatively healthy dog breed. The problems that can arise such as ear problems are usually a matter of care.

  • Shiba Inu

The Shiba Inu is known to be friendly but independent. They can also be more reserved towards strangers. The breed often grows old, around 16 years, and it is classified as a relatively healthy dog breed.

  • Finnish Lapphund

The Finnish Lapphund is not only a friendly dog breed but also easy to train and willing to work. These characteristics make it a popular dog breed for families or those seeking companionship. The breed is also considered healthy.

  • Hamilton Hound

Hamilton Hound is a docile, friendly dog with a great desire to hunt. It can be good to be aware of this hunting desire as it makes it unsuitable for those who only want a companion dog. When it comes to health, the breed is very healthy.

Choosing a friendly and healthy dog breed can be a crucial decision that affects both your own life and your beloved dog. Maybe one of these dog breeds will be your future dog? Remember that no matter what breed of dog you choose, regular vet checks, a balanced diet and physical activity are key to a happy and healthy life for your friends.

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