I think a mixed breed would be a good idea
What about an already trained dog? They are all over the place if you look. Maybe at an animal shelter?
Phoenix, my love, protector and friend
My Sled dogs, my Pack: Kara, Ruby, Riley, Juneau, Koda, Tala, Sage, Jack (not counting my family's dogs!)
Horse: Romeo, Mustang.
+ Donkey, more dogs, chickens, goats, cats and more dogs!!