What personality type is your dog?What personality type is your dog?
What personality type is your dog?

Dog Personalities: These are the 5 main types of dog personality - from protector Rottweilers to tje workaholic Labrador Retriever 🐶

What owners might not know is just how much their pup’s personality affects the toys and training techniques they will respond best to.

Plenty of us decided to welcome new four-legged friends into our homes in the last few years – according to the Kennel Club figures dog ownership soared by nearly eight percent over lockdown – and post-pandemic demand for puppies remains high.

There are a whopping 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, alongside numerous crossbreeds, so there’s plenty of thinking to do before you select your family’s latest addition.

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There’s even academic guidance to seek out, with Psychologist Stanley Coren’s book ‘The Intelligence of Dogs’ ranking breeds by instincts, obedience, and the ability to adapt.

One thing to consider is that certain breeds of dog tend to have specific personality traits which, depending on your lifestyle, may help you make a decision.

Here are the 5 main canine personality types according to online store Studio and pet behaviour and nutritional expert Anna Webb.

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