11 Dog Breeds That Match Their Owners Personality

“We go for dogs that are a bit like us, just as we go for a romantic partner who is a bit like us.” says Lance Workman, the subject leader for psychology at Bath Spa University, United Kingdom.

A lot of research has gone into finding out what inspires an individual to pick a particular type of pet.

You may think that your choice of pet was not a subconscious choice, but it’s very likely that you will choose a pet that mirrors your personality.

A lot can be said about a person by their favorite breed of dog.

Let’s see what your pet says about you!

German Shepherd

German Shepherd
If your favorite breed is the German Shepherd or other herding dogs like sheepdogs then you are more likely to be an extrovert.

You may have no problem with following orders, but you’re definitely not a pushover.

You are fearless but not antagonistic and very cautious but eager to please.


Dachshunds in the garden

If you own a Dachshund then you are definitely a food lover.

Your thoughts and sentiments are governed by your quest for food.

Lounging on the couch with your favorite snack is what you consider to be the perfect day, and you don’t feel guilty about it at all! You love to be around people and enjoy parties, but you can also be a little stubborn at times.


puppy chihuahua

Chihuahua owners are rather versatile in nature.

You can be open, resilient or curious, imaginative and eager for new experiences. You are tidy and meticulous, and very loyal to your friends.

You also love to be the center of attention wherever you are.


Beagle puppy

Beagle owners are calm, consistent and very curious.

You are that person who must know every little detail about everything.

You are a data bank of information, which means you are the go to person when someone wants to find something and you love it.

Great Dane

great dane

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Fearless and faithful, you are not afraid to put your heart on display.

You’re a very responsible person and work hard to achieve the best in everything you do.

You love a hectic schedule, but at the same time you also know when to take a break and unwind.
Labrador Retriever

Young Woman with Dog

You’re quietly confident, friendly, conscientious and eager to please, which makes you the most sought after person in your social circle.



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Personality means everything to you, and you love to lead a lavish and luxurious life.

You always expect the best treatment wherever you go and are the first to be invited to the trendiest parties in town.

Shih Tzu

litter of puppy shih tzus

Shih Tzu owners are calm, outgoing and nonjudgmental, which makes them great confidants.

You also hate dishonesty and appreciate straightforwardness in everything, even if it’s something you would rather not hear.



You’re strong-minded and serious, and people who know you well may describe you as being “intense”.

You may appear to be unapproachable but you have a soft side that you disclose only to people you trust.

Yorkshire Terrier

Young and old yorkshier terrier (6 months old and 12 years old)

If this is your favorite breed then you’re likely to be a self-sufficient, fastidious and a well organized person.

You enjoy debates and are not afraid to express your opinion.


White poodle puppy in grass

Poodle owners are intelligent, sincere and kindhearted. You’re passionate and willing to help anyone in need.

You’re meticulous about your appearance and a firm believer that cleanliness is godliness.

You also enjoy traveling and dining in style.

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