A large number of people keep pets, especially dogs and there are quite a few reasons behind it. Many keep them as pets out of compassion for animals, many keep them for protection as a watchdog, and many as a hobby. If you are also looking for a dog to keep as a pet, here we have made a list of seven breeds of dogs that can be good family dogs.
Mudi is a dog breed that originated from Hungary and it’s one of the very rare breeds of dogs and only a few thousand of them are there mostly in Hungary followed by Finland. In other parts of the world, it’s very scarcer. By nature, Mudi is very versatile, intelligent, alert, agile, and all-purpose and it was used as a farm dog in Hungary. It is a very loyal protector of its owner and his property. It is medium-sized and existed in Hungary since the 19th century. It’s believed that it came from cross-breeding between dog breeds such as the Pumi, Puli, and German Spitz. It’s not an aggressive dog but it’s a quite active, smart, and courageous dog. It makes for a very good family dog if you manage to find one.
Chorkie is a mixed breed small size dogs and comes under the category of toy dogs. It is a cross-breed dog between the Chihuahua and Yorkshire Terrier breed of dogs. Its main characteristics include being playful, loyal, and outgoing, and it has inherited good traits from its parents. Chorkies is also called Yorkiechi, Chiyorkie, Yorkie-chi, Yorkchi, York-chi, Chiorkie, and York Chi. These lovable dogs are very good apartment dogs and they can adjust themselves to their surroundings quite well no matter what is the size of the family. If you’re searching for a small dog and devoted but with a big personality, then it’s an ideal dog for you.
Affen Tzu is a small-sized furry dog that is very cute and will catch the attention of anyone who visits you because of its attractive looks. It falls under the category of designer dogs which are developed especially for their look. Affen Tzu is a cross-breed between Shih Tzu and Affenpinscher. Its coat colour varies and this dog is very charming. If you’re looking for a family dog that is cute, devoted, and with a good personality then it can be a good option for you.
The Pitsky is a medium to large size dog and it is a crossbreed that developed from the union of the American Pit Bull Terrier and Siberian Husky dog breeds. By nature, these dogs are quite energetic and loyal, and they have got good qualities of both of their parent dogs. Since these dogs are very energetic and need a fast-paced lifestyle, then if you are going to keep a pet for the first time then it’s not recommended for you. It needs owners who have the experience of keeping dogs earlier and love doing outside works. This dog is quite demanding and needs high maintenance. If you love Siberian Huskies and American Pit Bull Terriers and have experience with both, then it’s a good option for you to choose from.
The Caucasian Shepherd dog belongs to the guardian breed of dogs and they are bold, courageous, self-confident, and ferocious dogs and you shall not them lightly. It is very loyal to its owners and if any threat comes, it can go to any extent to protect its owners. It may be fierce for others but for its family, it’s very soft, loyal, endearing, and kind. If you have other pets then also no need to worry because they can is friendly with family pets. They were used for centuries to protect properties from trespassers, safeguard livestock from large and small predators like wolves and coyotes, and at present times they are mostly used as good companions and as watchdogs.
The Entlebucher Mountain Dog is a rugged and strong dog and was used as a guard to cattle in earlier times. Even today they are used for protecting cattle in the countryside areas where most of the people are involved in agriculture. By nature, Entlebucher Mountain Dogs are very spirited, active workers, and independent problem solvers and they become very happy when given a job to do. It’s quite strong and muscular, and its stands from 16 to 21 inches at the shoulder. It has got short, strong legs; a prominent black, white, and tan coat with a focused and friendly face. These dogs are mainly famous for their agility, balance, and unlimited enthusiasm. If trained properly, they can be very good watchdogs and can also be quite friendly with kids as their playmates.
The Labradane is developed after cross-breeding between Labrador Retriever and Great Dane dog breeds. By nature, they are very loyal, affectionate, and playful, and it has inherited a few of the best qualities from both of their parent breeds. Even if they are very large by size, Labradnes are well-known for being gentle and have loving bonds with both adults and children. It is a very social dog and loves being a good companion. Because of its extra-large size, it always catches the attention of passers-byes when you take it outside for a stroll. It is a good option to keep as a pet but remember that it needs big space as it’s quite large in size.