How To Choose the Best Dog Breed For You

They say a dog is a man’s best friend and we would agree. If you’ve decided to get a dog and know that you can handle the responsibility, we are here to help you choose a breed!

Determine your lifestyle

Do you work crazy hours? Are you active? Do you have the time to commit to training?

You need to consider how much time you will have to devote to your new best friend. If you have very little time, it might not be the best idea to get a dog just yet.


If you have an active, high energy lifestyle and love to adventure or explore you might want a more energetic breed such as a:

    Border Collie
    Australian Shepherd

Less Active

If your exercise consists of walking around the neighborhood instead of actively going on adventures, then a less active/energetic breed would be the perfect match.

    Cocker Spaniel

    Hardly Active

    You might not be as active as others, but there are still dogs that match your lifestyle!

      Shih Tzu
      Basset Hound
      Chow Chow

    There are so many different breeds of dogs to choose from that it can be a little overwhelming! Remember to do your research to find the dog that is right for you and your family!

    Contact Us

    Whether your dog needs professional training and obedience classes or you need daycare while you are at work, Dog Day Afternoon will take great care of your new best friend!

Contact Info

Find Dog Day Afternoon on Facebook Find Dog Day Afternoon on Instagram 305 E Market St
Suite A
Leesburg, VA 20176
Phone: 703-779-1333

Coverage Area

Serving Loudoun County, VA and the surrounding area

Upcoming Events

November 29: Puppy Basic Group Class 7:00pm

January 5: Basic Obedience Obedience Group Class 9:00am
Intermediate Obedience Obedience Group Class 10:30am
Advanced Obedience Obedience Group Class noon
Games 1:30pm

January 7: Basic Obedience Group Class 7:00pm

January 8: Puppy Kindergarten Group Class 7:00pm

January 16: Basic Obedience Group Class 7:00pm

January 17: Puppy Basic Group Class 7:00pm

January 28: Puppy Kindergarten Group Class 8:00pm


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International Association of Canine Professionals  Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce

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