Dog Breeds

Seven Breeds of Dogs Which Can be Great Companions

Do you know that Dogs are the first animal that human beings domesticated, much before cattle. Before learning agriculture and living in the manmade house, the early men used to live in caves and hunting was their main source of food. So human beings started to keep dogs for protection from other animals and hunting purposes. Dogs have very good smell power and helped humans to find animals to hunt. As time passed and humans learned agriculture, domesticated cattle, and started living in villages in manmade houses, dogs were useful to protect cattle from predator animals. In today’s day and age, dogs are kept mainly for companionship and sometimes as watchdogs. Here we have prepared a list of seven dog breeds that can be great companions to you and your family.

  1. Afaird

The Afaird belongs to a newly created group of dogs known as “designer dogs” which were kept, mostly as a companion with great looks, and most of them are crossbred. The Afaird’s intriguing look and good personality make them great family dogs. Though the mixed breeding of the Afaird means there can be some disparity in looks, they mostly have Briard-like spotted coats adorned over the sophisticated frame of the Afghan Hound. By nature, Afairds are quite intelligent and are very protective of their human family members. Afairds are very energetic so their owners must take them out for walks every day. Their perpetual energy makes them an ideal choice for an active household.

  1. Fox Terrier

 The Fox Terrier, also known as the ‘gentleman of the terrier world,’ is an energetic dog, belonging to the terrier group of dogs. It was developed in Britain for traditional foxhunts and its name also came from there. It’s closely related to the Wire Fox Terriers and they share quite a few similar traits. It is a medium-sized dog with a height of 15.5 inches at the shoulder. The Fox Terrier has got a unique physical trait, along with its coat type, which is the head which is more V-shaped than a Wire Fox Terrier. It has got a thick, flat coat that mostly comes in colours such as white, with black, tan, or black-and-tan markings. The Fox Terriers are sturdy and robust, but never harsh and clumpy.

  1. Taiwan Dog

As the name suggests, the Taiwan dog first originated from Taiwan and it’s a medium-sized dog. This breed of dog is very dedicated and loyal to its owners, has a good sense of movement, along with being courageous and brave. It has a triangular head, while eyes are almond-shaped eyes, lanced ears, and a sickle tail. It has instinctive nature and is very loyal and dedicated to its owners which may be because of generations of collaboratively hunting small game in the mountain. It is very responsive to commands and easy to be trained. Though not aggressive but this breed it’s reserved towards strangers and is courageous to protect its family. It can be trained from an early age to be protective of its owner and his family. It has a lifespan of 12-13 years and a male Taiwan dog weighs around 14-18 kilograms and a female Taiwan dog weighs around 12-16 kilograms.

  1. Shiranian

Shiranian is a small-sized toy dog and it’s a mixed breed is a mixed breed dog, a cross between the Shih Tzu and Pomeranian breeds. Shiranian is a small, adorable, and loyal dog and it has inherited a few of the best qualities from both of its parents. These breeds of dogs are also called Pomshi, Shih-Pom, Shih-A-Pom, and Pom-Tzu. Shiranians are very close to humans and they love their companions. These dogs love humans who pamper and dote on them. They’re very flexible and can adjust to any kind of environment be it a family home, apartment, or small country house. It’s an ideal dog to give a companion to senior citizens who stay alone. They should be given lots of love and attention. Taking it regularly to the vet and grooming is also important for Shiranians.

5.Bedlington Terrier

  Bedlington Terrier belongs to the Terrier group of dogs and they originated from Bedlington in England, and that is from where its name came. They make for very good family dogs and it is a highly alert dog and is used as watchdogs also. Along with they are versatile athletes, and are very good companions. It has got a crisp, curly coat, curved back, tasseled ears, scimitar-shaped tail, and fluffy, pear-shaped head. Bedlingtons walk with a light, bouncy step and when needed it can run very fast. By nature, these dogs are rollicking, charming, and joyful. Bedlingtons are known to be protective of their family and if you are looking for an energetic, no-shedding, sparkling, and loyal companion, it can be a good option to choose from.

  1. Cav-a-Jack

 Cava-a-Jack is a mixed breed dog and it was bred after crossbreeding Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Jack Russell Terrier dog breeds. By nature, these dogs are very energetic, approachable, and full of fun and they have inherited some of the best qualities from both of their parent breeds. If you are keeping a dog for the first time, then the Cav-a-Jack is an ideal option for you to consider them to keep as a pet. It is full of fun and sociable. They are very fond of human companions and will make great playmates for any young children in your household. It’s a small-sized dog that can adjust to any kind of environment.

  1. Boxador

 The Boxador is a mixed breed of dog–a cross between the Boxer and Labrador Retriever dog breeds. Their size varies from small size to medium size. They are quite intelligent and very loyal to their owner and his family. Boxador is known by other names also such as these Laboxers, Boxerlabs, and Boxerdors. If you’re searching for a social, furry family companion, then it is a very good option to take home. A big home with plenty of space to play is an ideal place for

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