They do not bark indiscriminately, are easy to train, outgoing and have a good character. Dogs known to be calm and easy-going blend easily into family life. Several breeds have such characteristics.
It is clear that the breed is not the only determining factor of the character of the dog , but it largely depends on it. Certain races are indeed known to be easier to live with than others. Calm, gentle, peaceful, they generally have a less dominant and more flexible temperament. However, this does not prevent these dogs from being intelligent, playful and often good guardians.
A good education, both firm and fair, optimizes this flexibility of character and makes these dogs excellent companions. Here are 12 of the breeds known for their calm.
If the Greyhound , or English Greyhound, is a dog cut for the race, this born competitor is nonetheless a companion who shines by his great calm and his docility .
Intelligent and attached to his master, he is never aggressive and knows how to adapt to his environment.
The Boston Terrier
When it comes to playing, clowning and communicating their zest for life, the Boston Terrier is always there. Despite his great vitality , he remains a particularly obedient and kind dog.
Although he is not a great barker, he is quite good at guarding.
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Its natural aptitudes for hunting and its robustness (despite its small size) allow it to adapt to all lifestyles. Easy-going and very sociable, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel radiates those around him with his almost permanent good humor.
The Great Dane
Also called the Great Dane, this colossus (up to 80 cm and 70 kg) is extraordinarily soft and kind.
His calm and patience make him an excellent companion for children , whom he instinctively protects. He also gets along very well with his fellows and other animals, on condition, of course, to give him a quality education and socialization from an early age.
His great physical strength is matched only by his friendly, sociable and affectionate temperament. He is never the last to want to be of service, to please and especially to help those who are in difficulty. Sometimes stubborn, Newfoundlanders also need to be educated in a balanced way.
Coton de Tulear
This breed from Madagascar did not land in France until the end of the 1970s. The Coton de Tulear quickly asserted its cheerfulness , its sociability and its taste for play with families.
The Shih Tzu
The Polish Plains Shepherd
Also called Nizinny, this sheepdog of Polish origin is recognizable by its particularly long and thick coat. Intelligent, receptive and attentive to his master, he is often praised for his excellent memory and good humor.
The Labrador Retriever is one of the sweetest and most pleasant dogs to live with. It is suitable for everyone , especially children, and its education is relatively simple. But it must be of quality and early enough because young Labradors are restless.
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The Golden Retriever
The Golden Retriever is also distinguished by its great kindness and remarkable sociability . Children and the elderly particularly appreciate its natural affectivity and gentleness. Here again, a good education, based in particular on the game, makes it possible to take full advantage of his character.
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