What are the best dog breeds for unmarried couples? You and your boyfriend are ready to take things to the next level, but you're not quite ready to get married and have a baby. So you both agree, a dog will be your pre-baby. Now, what dog should you get? Here are the best dog breeds for unmarried couples.
A bulldog is a medium-sized dog that has a lovable and gentle disposition. Bulldogs are calm, courageous, friendly and amusing dogs. They are not very active, however, they do require some exercise; they are good with children as well as other dogs, shed seasonally, need grooming weekly and respond well to training. That's why a bulldog is one of the best dog breeds for unmarried couples.
This happy-go-lucky dog is merry, friendly and curious. Usually used for hunting, beagles love the company of other dogs and are very energetic, needing lots of exercise. So if you're looking to get out more, this dog is for you. Plus, they are good with children, respond well to training, shed seasonally, but do need to groomed weekly. And they are so cute! 😊
This is a large dog with true life-saving instincts. They are sweet, patient, devoted and a master at swimming. They can also be quite competitive when it comes to confrontation, obedience, agility, tracking, drafts, water tests and caring. Newfs are somewhat active, however, when they do play, they need room to roam. They are very good with children, require some supervision when around other dogs, experience seasonal shedding, need occasional grooming and are easily trainable.
4. Golden Retriever
A jack of all trades kind of dog, golden retrievers excel at whatever they are doing, whether it be hunting, a service dog, search and rescue dog, or being a devoted companion. Exuberant, friendly, intelligent and very active, these dogs need exercise daily. They are very good with children and other dogs, shed seasonally, need grooming occasionally, and are easily trainable.
5. Labrador Retriever
Much like the golden retriever, labs are gentle, intelligent and family friendly. A Canadian dog, yet very popular in the U.S., labradors are used for hunting, aiding the blind, search and rescue, and sniffing narcotics for law enforcement. Labradors are good with children, good with other dogs under supervision, they shed seasonally, need to be groomed occasionally, and are easily trainable.
6. Soft Coated Wheaton Terrier
A merry dog that retains its youthfulness well into old age. This happy, friendly and deeply devoted dog is somewhat active, however, they do require supervision and are better for children over the age of seven. Good with other dogs, but again, with supervision; ds not shed yet require grooming twice a week and bathing and haircuts every four weeks, and are easily trainable.
Referred to as “gray ghost,” due to the color and sleekness of its coat, this graceful creature is fast, friendly, courageous, alert and obedient. This dog is also very active, an ideal companion for a runner, good with children, good with other dogs, so long as its supervised, sheds seasonally, needs to be groomed occasionally and is easy to train.
8. Bull Terrier
Playful and charming, yet sometimes mischievous, this dog is often to compared to that of a three-year-old child. Although, bull terriers are always loyal. A very active dog that requires a lot of exercise to deter boredom, does well with children under supervision, but not recommended to be around other dogs. This dog sheds seasonally, needs occasional grooming and responds well to training.
Boxers are smooth, graceful, but powerful dogs that are fun-loving, bright, and loyal. Boxers are very active dogs that require lots of exercise, yet don’t mind challenges that test the body as well as the mind. They are good with children, require supervision when around other dogs, shed seasonally, need to be groomed occasionally, and respond well to training.