Does your Dog's Breed
Really determine its Personality?
Dog enthusiasts will frequently tell you that certain dogs have certain characteristics: Golden Retrievers are friendly, German Shepherds are protective, and Corgis are smarter than a fifth grader.
But is a dog’s breed really such a great predictor of its personality?
What Defines a Breed, Anyway?
We can’t really talk about whether breeds are predictive of personality without first understanding what a breed is. Breed, naturally, has to do with breeding. Skoda is (presumably) a Boxer because his dame and sire were (presumably) both Boxers. Simple, right?
Well, it’s a little more complicated than that...
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