Fun Fact Friday

 

 

The first Dobermans were bred to be fierce and only the toughest dogs were selected to carry out the breed. Today, however, breeders are selecting a more loving group of dogs to carry out this species. Dobermans are intelligent and are ranked as the 5th smartest dog. 

 

There is a myth that all Pit Bulls eventually turn on their owners. Statistics show how incredibly rare it is for any dog to turn on anyone, let alone for one specific type of dog to turn on their owners. While some make broader claims about the breeds of dog most responsible for fatal bites, the data shows that breed isn’t actually a factor. 

 

Pitbulls are often characterized as a more aggressive breed of dog. A resource from Best Friends Animal Society reports that aggression is not a breed characteristic or personality trait, and it is not specific to any one breed of dog. The American Temperament Test Society, which provides a uniform national program of temperament testing for dogs, has found that pit-bull-terrier-like dogs passed the test at a higher rate than many other dog breeds, including golden retrievers and border collies.

 

Despite the generalized idea that Rottweilers make great guard dogs, a 2005 study by the American Academy of Pediatrics researched thousand of dog bite incidents on children between 1994-2003 and ranked them by breed. Turns out Rottweilers are among the least, by population, to nibble kids. In fact, there were only 64 reported incidents- lower than any other pure dog breed. 

 

 

One of the best things about German Shepherd Dogs is that they can easily adapt to any lifestyle. So no problem to adjust your day according to your dog, your dog can easily adjust itself and suit your lifestyle. This quality makes them great candidates for adoption. 

retrievers In the early part of the 1900’s, the Pit Bull Dog was known as the “Nanny Dog.” If you wanted to keep your children safe, the pit b ill was the most faithful and loving of any dog breed, especially with children. They were strong and loyal and loved children. If your child had a pit bull dog as a pet, you felt that they were safe. Ironically enough, it is the wonderful qualities of the pit bull that have attracted it to the “criminal element”, which have victimized this wonderful dog breed. The pit bull breed is strong and very intelligent. They are loyal and courageous. Their main goal is to please their owner. Yes, they look tough, but they have not been referred to as the “Nanny Dog” for almost 100 years for nothing.