Different breeds of dog suit different lifestyles, expert explains

Monday, 6th June 2011

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.