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Everyone Has a Dog Breed That Matches Their Personality — Here’s Yours
by Zoe Samuel
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There is a total of 340 dog breeds in the world. Dog breeds don't usually happen naturally, of course. Humans have had input on the selective breeding of dogs for centuries. This has meant that dogs have evolved along side us, with deliberately enhanced characteristics in keeping with the purpose of the breed. 

There are mean dogs and friendly dogs, big dogs and small dogs, working dogs and lapdogs. Every dog bred is bred for a purpose. Sometimes that purpose is retrieving game, other times it's compactness and companionship. Dogs live just about everywhere on Earth, and breeding largely depends on the region.

With all this choice, it can feel overwhelming when looking for a dog that matches your personality. The truth is that there is indeed a breed for everyone, every lifestyle, every need. Naturally, dogs have found a way to be good for a lot of people, despite our differences. This means that even you have a dog breed which will match your personality.

We need you to be honest with us when answering this quiz. If you are, we will parse out your needs, habits, and style, sorting through the hundreds of dog breed and millions of personality types to decide which dog breed matches your personality.

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