The final 18 months have seen many people welcome a new 4-legged pal into our houses, as the Kennel Club noticed dog possession rise by almost eight per cent over 2020.
But with 221 totally different breeds of pedigree dog to select from, there’s loads of pondering to do earlier than you choose your excellent pup.
Those with lively existence would possibly need to take into account a bigger dog, whereas any person with allergy symptoms might be searching for a hypoallergenic dog.
There’s even educational steerage to hunt out, with (*10*) Stanley Coren’s ebook ‘The Intelligence of Dogs’ rating breeds by instincts, obedience, and the capability to adapt.
One dog that typically seems on folks’s canine wishlists is the Shiba Inu – they are one among the extra uncommon canines to be seen in the UK’s parks however have a vary of constructive attributes that make them a nice family pet.
Here are 10 fun and attention-grabbing facts about the breed.
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