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Dog breed guides

Dog breed guides

For everything you need to know about your furry friend

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Find out more about your dog

Are you the proud owner of a pet pooch? Or maybe you’re looking for the perfect companion for you and your family? Either way, our helpful guides on individual dog breeds are full of useful information on all their quirks and personalities.

Cocker Spaniels

Cocker Spaniels

Eager to learn, they make great pets

German Shepherds

German Shepherds

We know they’re intelligent, but what else?



They’re famously lively with lots of love to give



This cross breed is quirky and full of energy

Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu

They’re affectionate and regal with a touch of sass



Loyal, loving and sociable, is this the perfect companion?

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A fun, loving pet which is not shy and easily makes new friends.

Bichon Frise

A Bichon Frise is a cute big ball of fluff but will require a lot of your attention.

Border Collie

An obedient and intelligent breed which requires a lot of exercise.

Boston Terrier

An affectionate and lively breed that makes them great companions.

Border Terrier

Obedient and lively breed that loves to please their owners.


Although a chunky grizzled looking dog, Bulldogs are very docile and friendly.

Cardigan Welsh

A breed loved for their distinctive short legs and long thick bodies.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

A small affectionate breed, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, makes the perfect lap dog.


Full of charm and curiosity, Cavapoo’s are confident and friendly dogs.


Small but mighty, Dachshund’s have a big personality and love to play.

French Bulldog

Nicknamed frenchie, this breed is known for having a huge personality that makes them very lovable pets.

Golden Retriever

A dog with a gentle temperament which loves human interaction.

Great Dane

A large but gentle and affectionate breed, who plays well with other animals.


An easy-going and quiet breed, Greyhounds are a great family dog.

Jack Russells

They’re determined, devoted and adventurous.


A cross between a Labrador and a Poodle, a Labradoodle, is one of the most popular mixed-breed dogs.

Lhasa Apso

Loved for their fluffy coat, a Lhasa Apso is a great dog to cuddle up with.


Full of energy, a Maltese is a cute dog that enjoys learning new tricks.

Miniature Schnauzer

A mischievous and affectionate breed loved for their characteristic beard.


As a mixed breed, a Mongrel's personality will depend on the type of dog it's bred from.

Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Known as the Queen’s favourite dog, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi is happiest when around people.


Pomeranians are a great dog to have in a home with children, as they love to play and cuddle up.


A loyal and obedient breed who loves the outdoors and will need plenty of exercise.


A Pug is a loveable breed known for its compact appearance and sweet nature.

Springer Spaniel

An energetic breed that loves to spend time outdoors and going on long walks.

Yorkshire Terrier

A popular sweet-natured breed loved for their small size and affectionate personality.

More handy dog guides

Dogs can fill your home with happiness. To help you get along famously, we’ve created a series of guides on everything from pet wellbeing to going on holiday with your canine friend.

Need more help?

Can't decide which pet is right for your family? We've got lots more information to help you decide.

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