Fantasy Which Dog Breeds Would Be Sorted Into Which Hogwarts Houses?  

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If you’re a Harry Potter fan, you probably already know what Hogwarts house you belong to. But have you ever wondered how your dog would be sorted? You're not alone –in fact, one shelter sorts dogs in Harry Potter houses to boost adoptions.

Each good boy or girl has unique traits, but a dog's overall personality is partially dictated by breed. Learning additional fun information like which breed is best for your zodiac sign or which Hogwarts houses breeds belong to can help you appreciate your furry BFF even more.

Is your pup a brave Gryffindor, a brainy Ravenclaw, a friendly Hufflepuff, or a cunning Slytherin? Only the Sorting Hat knows for sure, but each dog's breed provides some clues.

Tibetan Mastiff is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Which Dog Breeds Would Be Sorted Into Which Hogwarts Houses?
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Tibetan Mastiffs aren't just fluffy – they're also independent guardians who won’t always look to their owners for guidance. If a Tibetan Mastiff believes it's right, it won't budge.

That determined streak sure sounds like a Gryffindor trait. Harry, Ron, and Hermione don’t care much about rules when it comes to saving the day.

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Border Collie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Which Dog Breeds Would Be Sorted Into Which Hogwarts Houses?
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Border Collies were bred for intelligence, so it's no surprise they fit right into Ravenclaw. They love to learn and take on new tasks, they’re problem solvers, and they need a lot of physical and mental activity. These pups often master new skills on their own, too.

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German Shepherd Dog is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Which Dog Breeds Would Be Sorted Into Which Hogwarts Houses?
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A natural protector, the German Shepherd has made a name for itself as a police and military dog. It's highly intelligent and adaptable, extremely courageous, and always eager to use both its brains and athleticism. From chasing down criminals to leading the blind, German Shepherds take their jobs seriously, just like any Gryffindor would.

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Golden Retriever is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Which Dog Breeds Would Be Sorted Into Which Hogwarts Houses?
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“Those patient Hufflepuffs are true, and unafraid of toil.” It’s like J.K Rowling wrote these verses with Golden Retrievers in mind. These well-mannered and lovable dogs are friendly, energetic, and eager to please.

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