Dog breeds: choose the best for you
They say that a dog looks like its owner. Well, we will take that a little further and say that a dog should look like its owner. Dog breeds differ in personalities. It is funny that throughout our descriptions of each dog breed, we mention it as a personality when the word itself seems to imply that it is pertaining to a person.
But with a variety of physical traits also comes a variety of ways of behaving and responding to stimuli. Throughout years of breeding, dog breeds have developed certain behavior and passed it on to their offspring all the way to what we have today. This behavior is usually determined by the purpose or tasks a particular breed was developed for.
Today, if you plan on getting a purebred dog, you can more easily make a selection of which dog breeds are best for you. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a quiz that helps you determine what is your psychological type. Each type consists of four letters. These letters are: Extraversion (E) or Introversion (I), Sensing (S) or Intuition (N), Thinking (T) or Feeling (F), and Judging (J) or Perceiving (P).
INTJ – Architect
INFP – Mediator
Trademarks here are loyalty and aloofness towards strangers. These people prefer a small group they can trust than a whole bunch of friends. Shiba Inus have this reserved character and the Tibetan Terrier can grow very affectionate once it´s gained confidence. Both are aloof dogs.
INFJ – Advocate
ISTP – Virtuous
Learned by doing type and will easily get bored. Love to explore and are energetic. Such as the Black Russian Terrier and Rhodesian Ridgeback.
ISTJ – Logistician
ISFP – Sensitive
These are sensitive and aware of their surroundings. They mind their own thoughts and can stay in one spot meditating, just like the Australian Shepherd and the Shiba Inu.
ISFJ – Protector
ENTP – Debater
Determined, energetic, and willing to learn something new, like the Labrador. A bit stubborn, like the French Bulldog.
ENTJ – Leaders
ENFP – Social
ENFJ – Main Characters
These will always hold themselves accountable for their acts. Incredibly loyal and friendly, like the Rough Collie and the Golden Retriever.
ESTP – Adventurer
Always willing to explore and go on adventures. These fearless ones will always go independently to an adventure. Bring the Beagle and the Rhodesian Ridgeback here.
ESTJ – Executive
Strong believers in a line of authority they also believe that respect must be earned. They like challenging projects and expect to see the same hard work they put into things. The breeds of dogs that match these traits are the German Shepherd and the Siberian Husky.
ESFP – Happy
ESFJ – Supportive
These are very supportive of friends and are pretty good at connecting with people. We could not find a better match for affection and love towards others than the Bichon Frise.
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