Different breeds of dog suit different lifestyles, expert explains

Published: Monday, 6th June 2011

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When picking which pooch to buy dog food for, it is important to consider if the breed is suitable for your lifestyle.

A spokeswoman for the Kennel Club has revealed that different breeds will suit different lifestyles and so this is an important thing to consider before getting a dog.

She said: "Different breeds of dogs are suitable for a variety of lifestyles, and so it is important to research breeds thoroughly and find out which is best for you.

"There are 210 breeds in the UK with a variety of personalities and lifestyle requirements, choosing the right breed will help to make sure both dog and owner are happy."

The spokeswoman added that before getting a dog, it is also very important to think about if you have the right lifestyle to own a dog, explaining that pooches need physical and mental stimulus, as well as time and commitment.