Dog Breed
Selector Quiz

What dog should I get?

Choosing the right dog starts with taking a moment to ask yourself a few questions. You may already have a breed in mind or perhaps you’re open to considering any dog that fits your lifestyle. Either way, our Dog Breed Selector Quiz will help you feel more confident about choosing your ideal canine companion.

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You can read on for more information on choosing your ideal dog breed.

Choosing a dog breed: practical considerations

How much space do you have at home? How much time can you spare each day to take your dog for a walk? Is your household quiet or lively? Do you have lots of visitors? How do you feel about dog hair?

These are just some of the questions you’ll find in our dog breed selector. Compare health outlook, too. Some breeds have a reputation for being among the healthiest. That could mean a lower lifetime cost, both financially and emotionally. Find out more about the health conditions affecting certain breeds on our dog breed pages.

Which dog breed is best for me and my lifestyle?

The most popular dog breeds are popular for good reason. Things like size, intelligence and friendliness are important for owners.

On top of this, temperament is important; are you looking for a dog who loves to snuggle on the sofa or a canine running companion? Whatever it is, making the right choice is as much about you as it is about the dog.

Read more about different breed personalities and see which dog breed suits you.

How to choose a dog breed

Once you have a better idea of what you’re looking for, it’s time to turn to our dog breed selector.

You’ll find it’s much easier to narrow down your options when you’re not trying to think of everything at the same time. Going through the quiz questions will help you focus on what’s important in making your decision. You may even be surprised at how your answers shape your selection. But by the end of the quiz, you’ll know which breeds of dog are your perfect match.

How much could it cost to insure my dog?

Another factor to bear in mind is that some dog breeds are more susceptible to particular conditions than others, and this will affect the insurance premium.

We suggest you visit our Get a Quote page and see for yourself to help you make your decision.

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