Young children and dogs of any breed should always be supervised by an adult and never left alone together, period.
Dogs with a low cold tolerance need to live inside in cool climates and should have a jacket or sweater for chilly walks.
See Dogs Poorly Suited For Cold Weather Dogs with thick, double coats are more vulnerable to overheating.
Some dogs may attack or try to dominate other dogs even if they're love-bugs with people; others would rather play than fight; and some will turn tail and run.
Breed isn't the only factor; dogs who lived with their littermates and mother until at least 6 to 8 weeks of age, and who spent lots of time playing with other dogs during puppyhood, are more likely to have good canine social skills.
Do you have young kids, throw lots of dinner parties, play in a garage band, or lead a hectic life? See Dogs That Have Low Sensitivity Levels Some breeds bond very closely with their family and are more prone to worry or even panic when left alone by their owner.
An anxious dog can be very destructive, barking, whining, chewing, and otherwise causing mayhem.See Dogs Not Well Suited to Apartment Living Some dogs are simply easier than others: they take to training better and are fairly easygoing.They're also resilient enough to bounce back from your mistakes or inconsistencies.Contrary to popular belief, small size doesn't necessarily an apartment dog make — plenty of small dogs are too high-energy and yappy for life in a high-rise.Being quiet, low energy, fairly calm indoors, and polite with the other residents, are all good qualities in an apartment dog.See Dogs Poorly Suited For Hot Weather Some breeds are independent and aloof, even if they've been raised by the same person since puppyhood; others bond closely to one person and are indifferent to everyone else; and some shower the whole family with affection.