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FEB 27 2020
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Choosing the right pet for you and your family

You've come to realise the amazing ways our canine friends can enhance our everyday lives.  Nevertheless becoming a canine parent is more than just about sharing your living space with the furry creature. If you are thinking about welcoming a new puppy in to your life, you are looking at anywhere between 10 to 20 year commitment of being a pet owner. So, even though getting a dog is super exciting we understand that choosing the right dog for you and your family can be a big challenge.


There are over 200 dog breeds in the world and each has their unique traits and characteristics. Perhaps you’ve had already set your mind on a particular breed. But before you make your final decision it’s important to ask yourself, ‘What kind of dog do I really want? And will he/she be a good fit for my lifestyle?’ If you thoroughly assess your needs before bringing a dog home we guarantee you’ll live long and happy lives together!


Here is a series of questions that might help you to find the right breed of dog for you;

  • What is your experience with dogs? Are you a first time owner?
  • What is your living situation like? eg. Apartment or house with a yard
  • Do you have children in your family?
  • How many hours a day will your dog be alone?
  • When it comes to excising with your dog, how often would you prefer?
  • How much shedding can you tolerate?
  • What is your noise tolerance for barking?


You can also try out Purina’s Breed Selector by clicking here!



General information on few of the most common dog breeds in New Zealand:






Tags: Puppy, Canine, Dog

You've come to realise the amazing ways our canine friends can enhance our everyday lives.  Nevertheless becoming a canine parent is more than just about sharing your living space with the furry creature. If you are thinking about welcoming a new puppy in to your life, you are looking at anywhere between 10 to 20 year commitment of being a pet owner. So, even though getting a dog is super exciting we understand that choosing the right dog for you and your family can be a big challenge.


There are over 200 dog breeds in the world and each has their unique traits and characteristics. Perhaps you’ve had already set your mind on a particular breed. But before you make your final decision it’s important to ask yourself, ‘What kind of dog do I really want? And will he/she be a good fit for my lifestyle?’ If you thoroughly assess your needs before bringing a dog home we guarantee you’ll live long and happy lives together!


Here is a series of questions that might help you to find the right breed of dog for you;

  • What is your experience with dogs? Are you a first time owner?
  • What is your living situation like? eg. Apartment or house with a yard
  • Do you have children in your family?
  • How many hours a day will your dog be alone?
  • When it comes to excising with your dog, how often would you prefer?
  • How much shedding can you tolerate?
  • What is your noise tolerance for barking?


You can also try out Purina’s Breed Selector by clicking here!



General information on few of the most common dog breeds in New Zealand:






Tags: Puppy, Canine, Dog