The Dachshund or ‘sausage dog’ is a loveable goofball who makes a great family pet.
Golden Retrievers are friendly, lovable and intelligent. They are adaptable to many different family situations and generally love people and other dogs. They are often very enthusiastic and energetic as pups, so some work is required to burn off that energy, but as they age they are content with long walks and lots of company.
Known as the ultimate gentleman for its dapper good looks and gentle nature the Boston Terrier makes a great apartment pet and loves kids.
The ancient Shiba Inu from Japan is compact, agile and independent and was originally a hunting dog.