Dogs are social animals and they are fond of attention and affection, and humans also feel quite affectionate towards dogs, may because dogs were the first animals that humans domesticated. Because dogs have been domesticated to a point that they depend on human beings for survival and both dogs and human beings have a mutual relationship. Here we have made a list of seven famous breeds of dogs that are ideal to keep as a pet.
Chihuahua is the smallest breed of dog and it can even fit into your shirt pocket that’s why it’s called pocket dogs also. They were first noted in Mexico in the mid-19th century and since then people have started domesticating them. This breed of dog is quite affectionate towards its owners but is not so friendly with strangers and it barks whenever they see someone who is not from his family. Still, they make for very good low-maintenance pets.
Coton de Tulears are furry, cute, small-sized dogs and it comes under the category of toy dogs because of their appearance. It’s an immensely charming dog standing with a height between 9 and 11 inches high and its weight is around 11-13 pounds. They gave a white coating of fur that is as soft as cotton making them very cute and lovable. These dogs are very playful, charming, bright and happy-go-lucky and are very good companions for humans.
Lhasa Apsos are considered quite affectionate and lovable and they are very good companions for us human beings. They are confident, smart, and comical dogs with heavy and long furs. The extravagantly coated Lhasa Apso is a thousand-year-old breed found mostly in the Himalayas and was used as guard dogs at palaces and monasteries in the remote high places in the Himalayas. They are quite comical and attached to their owners but remain aloof with strangers.
Irish Setter belongs to the setters breed of gundogs. Gundogs mean the breed of dogs that accompany their owners while hunting and help them to find prey like quail, dove, or duck. As the name suggests these dogs are bred in Ireland and developed by Irish hunters. Irish Setters are good-sized dogs, ranging from 60 to 70 cm in height and 27 to 32 kg in weight. These breeds of dogs are quite active have a high metabolism and require more food than a similar-sized dog of a less active breed. They are good-tempered, intelligent, and swift in the field.
These gigantic-sized dogs were first bred in Ireland as the name suggests but even if they are quite big and seem ferocious, they are quite friendly dogs with good temperament. They love to play with children and other pets if they are trained and socialized from a young age. They love to cuddle and provide a very good companion to their owners. Their characteristics include being dignified, courageous, and calm. Earlier they were used as hunter dogs as they are fearless and capable of send-off a wolf in single combat. Today there are very serene and friendly to humans and other animals.
Cane Corso, IS an Italian mastiff of ancient lineage and they are very intelligent, smart, noble, loyal, and strong. They are quite big with a large stature and protective nature. In past, they have been war dogs, large-game hunters, guardians, farm workers, and guard dogs. These dogs are not for beginners as they needed to be taken care of more as compared to most other breeds but once they are familiar to you, they are excellent companions.
It is a breed of dog developed which was developed in the 17th century in Germany and is the largest of the three breeds of Schnauzer. By nature, they are alert and loyal along with being trainable. They have got very great intelligence and loyalty that makes them stellar workers and good companions. These dogs are gigantic and males might stand as high as 27.5 inches at the shoulder and weigh 95 pounds. They have got muscular, substantial body and are very strong.