A dog for every job!
Why does your Springer Spaniel disappear into the woods once his nose catches the scent of the slightest thing? Why does your Jack Russell want to disappear down every rabbit hole? Why does your German Shepherd have the loudest bark whenever someone knocks at your door? Genetics and breeding!
Since dogs were first domesticated, we have been breeding them for different purposes. Gun dogs, retrievers, rescue dogs, and sled dogs. There truly is a breed for everything. So where does your dog come from? Click on my presentation to find out more. Perhaps understanding their genetics will help you appreciate their behaviour and nature.