Dog is one of the most domesticated animal by the ancient man and even in the current world, millions of people tame dogs of different breeds. Due to the loyalty and companionship that these dogs offer to the human kind, they are accurately termed as the ‘man’s best friend’.
Dogs are the domesticated version and direct descendants of wild gray wolf. The incredible social nature of these wild wolves makes them a pleasing pet for human beings of different ages. These social animals are well known for their varied behavioral patterns and their ability to understand any social situation.
Generally domestic dogs prefer to live in a perfect social environment. They are considered as a part of family and training offered to them by their owner is important as it helps them in interacting with the outside world.
From the 300 dog breeds that exist in the world, the Labrador retriever is the most popular and highly registered dog. Due to its sniffing and detection abilities, this Labrador retriever is widely used by police officials and other detecting agencies.
USA being a top country where in each household owns at least one dog, the popular dog breeds domesticated by the American individuals include Labrador retriever, German shepherd, Golden Retrievers, Bulldogs and Beagles.
Of the all dog species, St. Bernard is the heaviest dog breed and it weighs between 64 – 120 kg. Usually the life span of dog is very less and in all, the Chihuahua, a smallest dog originated in Mexico leaves for nearly 10 to 18 years.