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How to choose the right dog breed for your family: Terriers and toys

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05 Jul 2020
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How to choose the right dog breed for your family: Terriers and toys

Yorkshire Terrier. Picture: iStock

How do you choose the right dog for your family? The common saying “dynamite comes in small packages” holds true for terriers and toys. When choosing a dog, its size is a good consideration, especially if you are limited for space, but also be very aware of temperament. Terriers were originally bred as jacks of all trades. They were vermin catchers, hunters, guard dogs, farm dogs and family companions. High energy levels and inquisitive natures, combined with high prey drive can lead your “Snowy” into all sorts of adventures. Some you will approve of and others will be unsanctioned. Examples...

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