Pictures Of All Dog Breeds
Buying a puppy is not as simple as it was several years ago. Our societies are more complex and our needs are more specific. You have to consider the time you will be dedicating to a new puppy, the place where it will live, whether it will be interacting with children or neighbors, etc. In addition, a responsible purchase will take in consideration the dog that the puppy will grow up to be in a couple of years.
Therefore, while getting a puppy from a pound is still the noblest thing to do, it is not necessarily the most convenient thing to do. For example, you might need a dog that does not grow to be too big, and you would not be sure if a pound puppy will grow up more than what you want. Or if you need a dog with a gentle character, you might get one that has an aggressive character. Because of these situations, sometimes it is just better to get a purebred puppy, despite their more expensive price.
In order to see what puppies will grow up to be like, you can see pictures of them. Purebred dogs keep a fixed set or characteristics from generation to generation, so a picture is a very reliable way of representing the breed.
Fortunately, it is not hard to find pictures of all dog breeds. Because breeding is very important for dog lovers and it is the result of generations of dogs and recording of parents, there are many places where you can find pictures of all dog breeds as well as specific information on any breed or breeds you are considering.
The easiest way to find pictures of all dog breeds is through Internet. A lot of dog lovers create their own sites with information about their dogs. These sites include personal stories about the upbringing of a certain dog. While most of these stories will lack technical information about the breed, they will give you an idea of what the experience of having such dog is like.
Wikipedia is also another good place where you can find pictures of all dog breeds. Its list of dog breeds is very exhaustive and it has specific information about breeds in addition to pictures of all dog breeds. The only disadvantage is that the list will be in alphabetical order, and it will take some time for you to find a breed that suits your needs.
Finally, you can visit the kennel clubs that are close to your area. They might not have pictures of all dog breeds, but they will certainly have information categorized in a way that is more useful, like dogs for hunting, dogs for guarding, dogs suitable for children, etc. And they will have pictures of all dog breeds that you can easily buy in your area.