What Your Dogs Breed Says About You: A fun look at the peculiarities of pets and their owners by Jo HoareHave you noticed how some dogs look like their owners? Or that certain people are drawn to specific breeds—like curly haired people and Poodles? Do you question whether it’s really worth the money to take your dog to the Paw Seasons groomers or struggle to believe that Tindog (Tinder for dogs) is really a thing? The answers to all these questions and more are revealed in What Your Dog’s Breed Says About You.
Have you noticed how some dogs look like their owners? Or that certain people are drawn to specific breeds—like curly haired people and Poodles? Do you question whether it’s really worth the money to take your dog to the Paw Seasons groomers or struggle to believe that Tindog (Tinder for dogs) is really a thing? The answers to all these questions and more are revealed in What Your Dog’s Breed Says About You.
Contained within are 25 brilliant profiles of the most popular canine companions out there, using a series of character sketches to detail the quirks and foibles of each breed and its owner. Take the Golden Retriever, shedding endless hairs onto the couches of well-to-do families in waxed jackets across the western world. Or the hardheaded Dachshund, who will belligerently resist any efforts to be trained by its control-freak owner.
Also included is a section on The Issues, which covers key topics common to all dogs and their owners, like whether your dog should be allowed to sleep on the bed with you, the politics of poop, pampering your pooch, and the ultimate dog diet. Finally, there’s a fun quiz outlining the dog breed that you really should have.
Like Dog, Like Owner: What Breeds Say About Personality
By Linda Cole. We each have our own unique personality that reflects who we are and how we view life. As dog owners, our choice in breeds is a reflection of our personality. With all the different breeds available, why do we choose one breed over another? And what does your preference in a particular dog breed say about you? Every dog owner has their reasons for adopting a certain breed. Your choice in a specific dog breed may depend on if you are partial to lap dogs, family friendly dogs or working dogs to help out with livestock or guard possessions.
Even though we love all dogs, most of us have to admit - we definitely play favorites. We all have our "type," that specific breed that we find the MOST adorable, as opposed to just standardly adorable, because, come on now. We love them a little too much. In fact, the type of dog breed we love says a lot about us - science says so and so does popular opinion and even some celebrities. Didn't think your love of corgis actually said something about you? Well, it does. Even if you love a certain breed, there are plenty of purebreds and equally adorable mutts waiting in shelters across the country for their forever homes, so remember: adopt don't shop!
Skip to: content. If you saw a biker dude walking a Rottweiler with a spiked leather collar, or a Coco Chanel clone with a perfectly clipped Poodle on a Shantung silk leash, you would have little difficulty seeing how those dogs were a good reflection of their owners. But what about your own dog? What kind of portrait of you does your canine companion paint? You may not have thought about it, but the fact is that everything about your dog-its breed, size, personality, training, diet, grooming, and so on-reveals a great deal about you, for better or for worse. Let's start with how you got your dog.
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A study being presented at the annual meeting of the British Psychological Society finds that dog breeds reflect certain facets of their owners' personalities. Read on for the main findings and some famous owners of certain breeds. Do you think they fit their pets' personalities? What is extroversion? An extrovert is someone who is outgoing, talkative and the "life of the party. Representative Breeds: Pastoral breeds include collies, sheepdogs, heelers and corgis. Utility breeds include Dalmatians, bulldogs, poodles, schnauzers and shar peis.
With our favorite breed often comes stereotypes, and certain characteristics that many owners hold true. For Golden lovers, you are as friendly as can be. You are highly intelligent and protective of those you love. You love meeting new people, and you are well-received by others. Sometimes people might think you have an air about you, and you exude confidence—especially in the way that you walk. Just like a Great Dane, you are gentle and kind. No matter who you meet, you treat all with compassion and sometimes you can be a bit of a pushover.