Some dog breeds are more likely to give somebody a nip - or worse - than others.Some dog breeds are more likely to give somebody a nip - or worse - than others.
Some dog breeds are more likely to give somebody a nip - or worse - than others.

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With demand for pups continuing to rocket post-lockdown, here are the breeds of dogs that are least likely to feel the need to bite.

If youโ€™ve been thinking about getting a new dog then youโ€™re not alone โ€“ Kennel Club figures show that the number of people looking for puppies has surged to record levels.

But with 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, thereโ€™s plenty of thinking to do before you select your familyโ€™s latest four-legged addition โ€“ whether you want a large dog, family-friendly dog, or crossbreed.

Thereโ€™s even academic guidance to seek out, with Psychologist Stanley Corenโ€™s book โ€˜The Intelligence of Dogsโ€™ ranking breeds by instincts, obedience, and the ability to adapt.

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Different breeds of dog also tend to have very different personalities โ€“ with some more likely to lash out with nips, nibbles and even bites.

Of course any dog is capable of delivering a damaging bite, while most dogs of any breed are unlikely to do any damage unless seriously provoked, but there are certain breeds who have temperaments making them less likely to be aggressive than other.

So, here are the 10 breeds of dog that are least likely to bite.

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