Beta Character Puppy - The 3rd ranked dog is excellent for a family. not necessarily a follower of the alpha, but rather a different kind. he avoids confrontation and risks. he does not have the need to challenge for a position. Very affectionate, loving dog and, if raised with children, will make an excellent playmate and watchdog for them. Good defensive natural ability and instinct to protect his/her family. Strong, good prey drive, good for sport and family protection, "excellent for family."