These are the 10 most sociable and antisocial breeds of adorable dog - from the friendly Golden Retriever to the timid Vizsla 🐶
Some breeds of dog are predisposed to getting on well with pretty much everyone, while others will often shy away from both human and canine company.
A huge number of us decided to welcome new puppies into our homes in the last two years – Kennel Club figures show dog ownership soared by nearly 8 percent and post-lockdown demand for four-legged friends remains high.
Our lifestyle has a huge bearing on which type of dog will work best for us – if you have limited space you might want to look at small dogs, while the more elderly pet owner should place certain breeds at the top of their wishlist.
Some breeds are sure to be a hit both at the park, where they will enjoy playing with other dogs, and at home, welcoming human friends and strangers alike.
Meanwhile, other dogs have a reputation for being timid, uncertain of their fellow canines and shy of humans thay don’t know well.
Here are the 10 most sociable and timid breeds of dog according to the American Kennel Club.