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Puppy Matching 


               What Is Puppy Temperament?

Similar to personality, temperament is the underlying nature of your puppy or dog. Since every dog is different, learning the key points of your puppy’s character will help you determine the most effective way to raise it.

You can identify temperament based on a number of factors, such as:

Its reactions to people

Socialization skills

Energy and activity levels

Natural willingness to be trained

We perform puppy temperament testing to ensure the best matched family for each puppy based on compatibility with each families ownership type.

Identifying Your Ownership Type

Deciding to adopt a puppy is a major life decision that requires a lot of time and patience. Before you decide to do so, you’ll want to determine your ownership type, which addresses your lifestyle and the reason you want to get a dog. Knowing where you stand as an owner will help direct you towards the right puppy.

What Is Your Lifestyle Like?

Your lifestyle is the way you live your day-to-day life. It might include your interests, like how you spend your free time, as well as general habits and behaviors, like how much time you spend going to work or who you live with. Some essential questions to answer are:


What Is Your Lifestyle Like?

Your lifestyle is the way you live your day-to-day life. It might include your interests, like how you spend your free time, as well as general habits and behaviors, like how much time you spend going to work or who you live with. Some essential questions to answer are:

Do you have children?

Children impact your home’s energy levels, which might mean that finding a puppy whose breed is famous for its patience would be the right choice. Australian labradoodles are excellent examples of the ideal family dog since they are playful, friendly, and patient with young children.

How do you spend your free time?

Say that it’s your day off from work, and you have the day to do anything you want. Do you prefer to laze out in front of the TV, or does a day hiking in the woods sound better to you? Finding a dog whose energy levels match yours is vital — otherwise, you will both be out of sync by always expecting different behavior from each other.

How often do you work?

Determining how much time you spend at work, including your commute, is going to affect how you begin raising your puppy.

  • Training is vital when the puppy is young and new in your household. For example, puppies who are about three months old need to go to the bathroom several times a day. If you are at work for more than four hours, you might want to consider asking a housemate or a dog-sitter to drop in. On the other hand, people with flexible schedules might have more time to care and give specific attention to the puppy.

These questions are designed to help you decide if you are prepared to raise a puppy and what kind of companion you might be looking for. Next, ask yourself why you want a dog and what purpose you can provide to each other.


Why Do You Want a Dog?

Most families want to adopt a puppy because they are loyal companions, but there are several health benefits too! One study found that pet owners were significantly more happy, meaning they had higher life satisfaction, positive emotions, and lower negative emotions.

Do you want a companion to your lifestyle?

Dogs are not only excellent loyal companions, but they are also known to increase happiness and reduce stress levels.

Do you want a family dog for your children?

In relationships like these, both the dog and family members can benefit from each other’s presence. Patient and calm dogs like Australian labradoodles are one of the superior family dogs who strive for attention and playtime.

Do you want a dog to perform a specific service?

Whether it’s for protection or to serve as a service or emotional support animal, dogs are natural workers and answer well to human alphas. Dogs who are trained to help and protect will always keep an eye out for their families.

Matching the Puppy to Your Lifestyle

We find that following these guidelines to help us find the right puppy based on your personality and lifestyle choices is the best way to have a happy life together. One study reveals that matching the temperament of dogs with their owners predicts better owner and dog satisfaction.

Many owners want to find a dog that is seemingly the missing puzzle piece to their families, which is why we opt to puppy temperament exercises and tests. 

LIFESTYLE #1 Active and High-Energy Lifestyle

You lead an active and high-energy lifestyle if you’d rather be outside moving around. In this case, you need a dog that matches your activity levels. Australian labradoodles can spend hours running around outdoors, whether it’s in the dog park, the backyard, or a several-hour hiking trip.

LIFESTYLE #2 Relaxing and Laid-Back

For those who love to binge-watch their favorite TV shows and snuggling on the couch on any given day, you need a dog that has lower energy. While all dogs require exercise, laid-back dogs don’t mind shorter walks or playtimes.

LIFESTYLE # 3 Busy and Family-Oriented

If there are children in the family, then you already know that every day is busy with tons of high-energy. In busy households like this, your family will require a dog that can keep up with the pace — and is also patient with small children.

LIFESTYLE #4 Needs a Guard or Service Animal

Certain pups are made to protect and act as service animals with a high willingness to learn. Originally, dogs were bred to work alongside humans, meaning many kinds have an innate desire to protect and serve.

LIFESTYLE #5 Career-Oriented

Just because you spend a lot of time at work doesn’t mean you don’t deserve a companion at home. Training is key to leaving your dog without you to help prevent separation anxiety, and an excellent place to start.

Raising Your Puppy Based on Its Temperament

All puppies need training so they could adapt to adulthood confidently, with essential skills and training such as:

  • Social skills

  • Positive training

  • Basic commands

  • Playtime with other puppies

Ensure Good Doggie Social Skills

Make Training And Socializing Positive

Socialize Your Puppy

Say Commands Only Once

Ensure Play Sessions with other puppies

Gain Thier Trust And Form A Bond

Research How Dogs Learn

Encourage Exploring

Everybody wants to live a fulfilling and happy life with their dog, and the good news is that this is entirely possible! Through a symbiotic relationship that requires you and your dog to work cohesively together, you’ll find that you both can become a perfectly-made match for one another.

Upon adoption, your puppy will readily adapt to your lifestyle and desires with the right training — but the key is all in the style. How you decide to work with your puppy needs to be presented in a way that it understands. If you take the time to learn about your puppy’s temperament, you’re able to give them the appropriate tools that they need to strive in your household.

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