Adding a four-legged companion to your family is a big decision. Depending on where you live, what the inner workings of your home are like, you and your spouse’s work schedules, and your family’s overall lifestyle can affect what type of breed would best suit your family. Whether you want a playful dog that will exercise with you all as a family or a lap dog that will be loving and caring to you; here is a list of dogs that are best for families with children.
The Labrador Retriever is the most popular dog in the United States. It is friendly, patient, and very trainable. This breed has an array of talents that can be taught from hunting, dock diving, tracking, and obedience. It’s a breed that’s great for families; Labrador Retrievers are good with children and good with other dogs, with supervision. This breed is very active, so if you are an active family or looking for a hunting partner, this is the perfect dog for your family!
The Bulldog is a loyal, calm, and friendly dog. It makes a wonderful companion to children. They are very adaptive to most atmospheres – as long as they are with their families. They are not very active, although they love an occasional play session with their tiny humans. They do not need a whole lot of room, so if you live in an apartment or a small house, this may be the pup for you!
Collies are known for their herding skills. They are strong, loyal, affectionate, and fast. They are very graceful, devoted, and proud dogs that love their families. They are excellent with children and play well with other dogs with supervision. They are vocal dogs, and they do need their exercise – almost the definition of high performance. This would be a perfect dog for a family that lived out in the country or participated in daily exercises together.
Golden Retrievers were originally bred to assist in wild-fowling, both upland game, and waterfowl. Their versatility, intelligence, and agreeable personality suit just about any family and they have been known to be a successful dog in competitions; as well as popular family pets. They are very active and energetic; they will need a family that will be able to provide daily exercise and are high performing all around. They do well with children and other dogs. They are eager to please their owner and will do anything to make their family happy.
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