How to adopt dogs that are compatible with your lifestyle

Today is "National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day". Contemplating on adopting a dog? Adopting dogs that are compatible with your lifestyle creates beautiful, furever relationships.

According to Ayurveda, adopting pets whose dosha complements your own dosha helps create a balanced relationship that is beneficial for both the pet parent and the pet.

The chart below outlines pet parent and dog dosha's that are an ideal match.

Although, every individual dog is different , the breeds listed above tend to have a higher percentage of the specified dosha. There is no bad or better dosha. All dogs are good dogs. It is important to ensure that your dog stays in reasonable balance within his/her own natural state to ensure well-being.