A. Gender does not generally determine suitability of a pet. My recommendation is to look at your lifestyle and choose a breed based on that. Some breeds are working breeds, for example, and will need to be kept busy with a "job" and proper exercise to help curb behavioral issues. That said, regardless of breed and some characteristics they may have, each dog is an individual with its own temperament. Maybe you could consider fostering for a bit until you find the right match and then adopting.
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