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20 dogs with best adaptability

Some dogs adapt to change better than others. Do you plan to go out with your dog regularly? Or does something change regularly in your (home) situation? Then you should take into account that not every dog can handle this well. Would you like to know if your dog can adapt well to changes? Find below an overview of the 20 dogs with the best adaptability. 

Havanese

Havanese specifications

5/5
5/5
3/5

Characteristics Havanese

Family Dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy Level
3/5

One of the most fun dogs From South America is the Havanese. The animal is originally from Cuba and came to Europe in the 18th century. The animal has a beautiful coat. That advantage, however, also has a disadvantage: he must be brushed (almost) daily. The animal has an unbridled energy and is always in for a diversion. Once they notice that someone pays attention to them, nothing is too much trouble.

German Shepherd Dog

German Shepherd Dog Specifications

5/5
5/5
5/5

Characteristics German Shepherd Dog

Family Dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy Level
5/5

The German Shepherd Dog is one of the most well-known dogs. At the same time, it is one of the most difficult dogs To describe. This is because the dog has many different characteristics. On the one hand, the dog is large, powerful and reasonably fast. On the other hand, the dog is also brave, will not hesitate to show aggression if necessary and can scare his opponents. At the same time, the dog can also be incredibly sweet and get along well with children (if raised properly). In short: the German Shepherd is a beautiful dog, with many (sometimes contradictory) characteristics.

Yorkshire Terrier

Specifications Yorkshire Terrier

5/5
5/5
4/5

Characteristics Yorkshire Terrier

Family Dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy Level
4/5

With its beautiful, shiny coat, the Yorkshire Terrier already won over many hearts. Although the dog now mostly has the image of a show dog, the animal worked hard in the past. The animal served in the mines and hunted vermin. Under the beautiful coat of this dog is also hidden a dog with a feisty character.

Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retriever Specifications

5/5
5/5
5/5

Characteristics Labrador Retriever

Family Dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy Level
5/5

One of the most popular dogs is the Labrador Retriever. Here animal is medium-sized and strong, but at the same time a real family dog. This dog breed is descended from the St. John's dog. The St. John's dog was used in Newfoundland (Canada) by fishermen. They helped in bringing in the fishing nets and towing boats. The dog was therefore familiar with the water.

Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu Specifications

5/5
5/5
3/5

Characteristics Shih Tzu

Family Dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy Level
3/5

For centuries, ownership of the Shih Tzu was reserved for members of the Chinese Imperial family. Nowadays this dog is not only a nice family dog for the rich, but also the "common people" can own this nice dog. The Shih Tzu is a cheerful dog, that with its nice appearance quickly wins people over. The animal has a stubborn character, but is very loyal and loving.

French Bulldog

French Bulldog Specifications

5/5
5/5
3/5

Characteristics French Bulldog

Family Dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy Level
3/5

The French Bulldog, with its typical bat ears, has something irresistible about it. At least, many people think so, as it is one of the most popular small dogs THERE ARE. The animals are lively and have a cheerful character. The dog is alert, but does not bark particularly much. Therefore, this dog is also very popular with people who live in the city.

Pug

Pug Specifications

5/5
5/5
3/5

Characteristics Pug

Family Dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy Level
3/5

The Pug is a dog that does resemble the French Bulldog. Its roots, however, are in China. The dog was kept by wealthy Chinese who used the animal to keep their feet warm. With its typical appearance, the dog has something mischievous about it. His loving nature, however, ensures that he can get away with most shenanigans.

Golden Retriever

Golden Retriever Specifications

5/5
5/5
3/5

Characteristics Golden Retriever

Family Dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy Level
3/5

One of the most popular dogs is the Golden Retriever. The dog is an ideal family dog. The animal is lively, loyal and particularly friendly. He likes to have people around him and is particularly good with children. In addition, of course, this dog has a fantastic appearance.

Miniature Schnauzer

Miniature schnauzer specifications

5/5
5/5
3/5

Characteristics Miniature schnauzer

Family Dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy Level
3/5

Small but brave, that's certainly how you can call the Miniature Schnauzer. Although he is no taller than 30 centimeters, this dog is no pushover. The dog was originally bred as a watchdog and has a feisty character. However, miniature schnauzers are mostly known for their loyalty. They prefer to be with their owner and follow him closely.

German Spitz

Specifications German Spitz

5/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics German Spitz

Family Dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy Level
3/5

The German Spitz is a cheerful animal. The animal has a lot of energy and is very loyal to its owner. The German Spitz has a typical, distinctive coat. When you walk down the street with this dog, you can be sure that you will regularly be addressed on the beauty of his coat. The animal has a head that looks a bit like a fox. The dog can therefore sometimes look particularly mischievous.

Akbash

Akbash Specifications

2/5
4/5
3/5

Characteristics Akbash

Family Dog
2/5
Good with children
4/5
Energy Level
3/5

Lhasa Apso

Lhasa Apso Specifications

5/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics Lhasa Apso

Family Dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy Level
3/5

The Lhasa Apso is an ancient breed. The history of this small but brave four-legged friend goes back more than 2,000 years. This dog is very loving towards acquaintances, but is quite reserved towards strangers. The dog has a beautiful coat and an energetic appearance. However, grooming the coat can take some time.

Butterfly Dog

Specifications butterfly dog

5/5
5/5
4/5

Characteristics Butterfly dog

Family Dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy Level
4/5

The butterfly dog is a cute dog with a beautiful long, silky coat. The animal is cheerful and fits well into a family. In general, the dogs good with children. However, it is important to explain to children how to play with the dog. This is because the Butterfly dog is only a small animal and is quite fragile. When play gets too wild, he tends to defend himself.

Scottish Terrier

Specifications Scottish terrier

5/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics Scottish terrier

Family Dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy Level
3/5

As aloof as the Scottish terrier can be to strangers, he is as loyal to his owner. This intelligent terrier is therefore not without reason a favorite housemate of many families. Although the Scottish terrier can easily adapt to almost any living circumstance, it is important to keep in mind that this quadruped has a lot of energy and needs to be able to use it.

Great Dane

Great Dane Specifications

5/5
3/5
4/5

Characteristics Great Dane

Family Dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy Level
4/5

The Great Dane can have a somewhat intimidating appearance at first glance. Yet you should not let that fool you. The Great Dane is in fact a large dog with a sweet character. It is a real companion animal and for that reason it does not like to be alone. The dog can therefore be kept as a family dog.

Brussels Griffon

Specifications Brussels Griffon

4/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics Brussels Griffon

Family Dog
4/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy Level
3/5

Small, but brave. That expression certainly applies to the Brussels Griffon. Compared to the rest of its body, the animal has a large head, with a flat nose and very sweet eyes. There are two types of Brussels Griffons. One variety has a somewhat longer, rough coat, while the other has a short, straight and shiny coat.

West Highland White Terrier

Specifications West Highland White Terrier

5/5
5/5
4/5

Characteristics West Highland White Terrier

Family Dog
5/5
Good with children
5/5
Energy Level
4/5

The West Highland White Terrier is also affectionately called the "Westie". With its dense, snow-white coat and dark eyes, the dog has something endearing. It is hard not to have a soft spot for this dog. Although the dog has short legs, he is still quite fast and agile. It has to be, because in the past this dog was not just a companion animal. It was also a hunter!

Kuvasz

Kuvasz Specifications

5/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics Kuvasz

Family Dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy Level
3/5

In the Netherlands you do not often find the Kuvasz. That is a pity because it is a beautiful dog. Yet it is not very surprising that few people own this dog. Throughout history, owning this dog has been a special privilege. Actually, it was only for the nobility to own this dog. They kept the dog as bodyguards.

Japanese Chin

Specifications Japanese Chin

5/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics Japanese Chin

Family Dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy Level
3/5

The Japanese Chin is one of the most graceful dogs out there. It is no wonder that in the past this animal was only allowed to be kept by members of the Japanese Imperial family. The Japanese Chin has been one of the national symbols of Japan since 1964.

Dogue de Bordeaux

Bordeaux Dog Specifications

5/5
3/5
3/5

Characteristics Bordeaux Dog

Family Dog
5/5
Good with children
3/5
Energy Level
3/5

The Bordeaux Dog is perhaps one of the most beautiful dogs out there, but at the same time has a rather sad history. The Bordeaux Dog has a powerful appearance, a sweet head and is quite athletic. The dog is considered a sweet family dog, which is very fond of its owner and family members.

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