Metal type dog

Character type

The Five Elements correspond to five types of dogs, these are not breed specific, although some breeds fit more into a certain element.

While a dog’s character can fit into different elements, usually one element dominates.

Features metal type dog

  • Independent
  • Hard worker
  • Easy to train
  • Follow rules
  • Little barking – ‘crying’
  • Will defend themselves

Physical and character traits

  • Rest, calm, good
  • Introvert
  • Order, methodology, control
  • Disciplined, structured, efficient
  • No-nonsense hard workers
  • Get recognition for work
  • ‘Quietly confident’
  • ‘Just do it’
  • Fairly muscular build
  • Some sharp corners or edges

Withdrawn, stoic, stubborn, Metal shield

Work and sports for metal type dog

Sport

Work

  • Herd dog work / sheep herding
  • Treibball
  • Tracking
  • Obedience
  • Agility
  • Dog frisbee
  • Hunting training (locating, pointing, tracking, retrieving)
  • Rally-O
  • Flyball
  • Combisport
  • Canicross
  • Sled dog sport
  • Sheep herding
  • Herd work
  • Search & rescue

Dog breeds

  • Border Collie
  • Collies
  • Sheepdogs
  • Cattle dogs
  • Standing hunting dogs, such as:
    • Epagneul
    • Pointer
    • Setters
    • Vizsla
    • Weimaraner
  • Sled and Arctic dogs, such as:
    • Husky
    • Malamute
    • Samoyed
  • Dalmatian
  • Dwarf and Giant Schnautzers
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