Take a look below to find out about popular dog breeds and the traits associated with them. If you're thinking of buying a dog you might already have a type in mind, such as a small dog that doesn't shed hair or a big hairy dog like a German shepherd.
A dog might be chosen because of the size, looks or behaviour associated with that breed. Whilst different breeds may be more likely to show certain types of behaviour, their attitude will greatly depend on how they're raised and trained.
Stay in touch
Sign up to receive our emails today. Get more pet care advice, hints and tips on helping wildlife, our latest news, rehoming success stories and more directly to your inbox.