171: Breed Matters

How much does breed really matter when choosing a dog? Does it ever make sense for someone who doesn’t actually have a sheep farm to own a herding dog? What do you do if your “dream breed” doesn’t fit with your lifestyle? Julie Fudge Smith and Tina Spring discuss the importance of breed and how to choose one that fits best with your family.

Resources:

Julie’s Training Guide:  How to… This five part series will help to guide you through the decision of how to choose a breeder, shelter, dog, etc.

Podcasts:

97: Puppies from a Breeder’s Perspective

65: Warning Signs in Puppies: Recognizing Behavioral Problems

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