Matching Dogs: Personality Matters

July 8, 2017

Marissa Martino, CTC, CPDTA-KA, behavior manager for Dumb Friends League in Denver, Colorado, and Andrew Mathias, CBCC-KA, canine care specialist for Multnomah County Animal Services in Troutdale, Oregon, say personality and play style matter when trying to match dogs with one another.

The size and age of the dog you're trying to match with your household dog does not matter as much as one would think. Marissa Martino, CTC, CPDTA-KA, behavior manager for Dumb Friends League in Denver, Colorado, and Andrew Mathias, CBCC-KA, canine care specialist for Multnomah County Animal Services in Troutdale, Oregon, say personality and play style matter much more when trying to match dogs with one another.