The Chihuahua is a tiny, tiny dog that is known for shivering and shaking….sometimes for no reason at all. The Chihuahua is a perfect dog for first-time pet owners. They have warm and loving personalities and are loyal to their herd.
They enjoy accompanying their owners wherever they go and are often seen carried in a basket of some sort. They are not the perfect breed to bring up with children, however, if you train one from a very young age to accept and learn to live with kids, you should be alright.
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.
The little Italian dog is originally from the beautiful island of Malta, are know for their ravishing floor-sweeping white coat. They can live up to almost 20 years and with no more than 4 kg.
They are gentler, affectionate, responsive, and trusting. They enjoy playing around and learning how to do tricks. They can sometimes be aggressive to children, but this is only if they are mistreated or bothered.
Best known for its beautiful silver coat, the German Weimaraner is known for being a very strong pet and a hard-working breed. It is a cross between a Great Dane and British Pointer, taking the best qualities from each.
You will need a large habitat for the Weimaraner, as it never seems to get tired. It is known to bark quite often, it is not the best choice for kids, and it prefers to isolate.