The popular Pug is easy to train, is relatively calm, and has an even and stable temperament. No wonder why we see them all over. Many of the Pug’s attributes are what make this breed so desirable. No extreme temperatures, no long outings, and you are set.
It’s dog friendly, requires minimum grooming, and is not known for having too many health issues. The Pug is great with kids and although it has a short coat, prepare to get the vacuum out daily.
Not as in Great Britain, but as in the Brittany region in northern France. It is a sporting dog and used to be one of the most common retrieving dogs back at beginning of the 20th century. Brittany is considered to be very independent and very social.
It is medium size and won't grow more than 20 kg. To bring up a Brittany, you will need more than a small apartment as they are very active. Don't be bothered about weather conditions as they are able to adapt themselves to cold and wet conditions.
The Vizslas is an active hunting dog, and besides regular exercise, they need mental stimulation too. The brown Hungarian beauty is obviously very popular in its homeland, but it's also the most popular dog owned by families in the UK.
Want to own a Vizsla? Get ready to part with more than 2,000 big ones. It is a great dog to bring up kids with, and it is known to be very affectionate. Enjoy riding your bike? Vizslas is for you as it enjoys companioning riding owners.
The British Mastiff has been a guard dog for years. It has been used to protect homes for centuries and, in the past, was a fighting dog too. At its prime, the mastiff can reach over 110 kg making this a very big dog to love and take care of.
Although the Mastiff is a big breed, they don't bark very often unless they feel in danger. They are super friendly with other dogs, very gentle with babies and kids, and can be a perfect family pet.
Belgian Malinois: $1,800
The Belgian Malinois is one of the most popular herding dogs. These days it is commonly used for law enforcement when involving crime, illegal substance trafficking, and also gas detection. The Malinois is used to assist the elderly and requires an experienced owner. Us amateurs will not do.
It can survive in an apartment, however, a house with a garden is preferred. The Belgian Malinois has a lot of energy that has to be used unless you don't mind having your home wrecked.