6 best service dog breeds

Service Dog

Dogs are undoubtedly amazing creatures that are capable of plenty of things than what is imagined about them. They do make good, reliable friends and besides being lovable, also undertake variety of tasks, when trained properly. Different breeds have different traits that need to be understood before picking up one for a specific purpose. They are said to assist ordinary people in most extraordinary ways.

Best service dog breeds

German Shepherd

German Shepherd

It is regarded to be the go-to breed exclusively for police officers. They are obedient, intelligent and can be easily trained to undertake different types of tasks. They also can very well handle stressful situations and always are said to be on high alert.

Doberman Pincher

Doberman Pincher

It is considered to be among the smartest breeds among all other types available. Its huge ability to understand various complicated tasks and intelligence is what sets it apart from others and makes it the perfect companion for those requiring service dogs.

Labrador Retriever

Labour Retriver

They are popular as service dogs and incredibly people friend, suitable for living environments and easy to train. It is their calm nature, which makes them great guide and hearing dogs for the blind and the elderly.

Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terrier

These are small dogs and make outstanding hearing pets. They are alert and energetic and can notify its owner if there is any noise in the surrounding.

Golden Retriever

golden retriever

They make excellent service dogs especially for the seeing and hearing impaired. Their eagerness and gentleness is what makes them outstanding as service dogs.

Spaniels

Spaniels

 

These are highly sought after among those who have hearing problems. In particular, Cocker Spaniels are bred for adaptability and being able to easily ‘switch off’ within moment’s notice. This means, they can be made on high alert or to relax on command.

The above are some of the best service dogs available in the world to be trained to carry out specific functions.

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