It can be intimidating, searching for the perfect pooch for you and your family. It can be especially nerve-wracking choosing a dog that is safe for you and your kids. Before making any final decisions on a pup, consider buying one of these kid-friendly breeds.
Here’s the list:
- Golden Retriever
Golden Retrievers will care for children as if they’re their own. You can count on these pups to put up with anything and love your kids unconditionally.
- Labrador Retriever
Similar to the Golden Retriever, Labs are extremely loyal and lovable. They are one of the top breeds for children due to their happy demeanor and love of humans.
- Springer Spaniel
Springer Spaniels are active and well behaved dogs. They’re loyal and friendly and have long lasting energy. Perfect for kiddos.
- Boston Terrier
Boston Terriers may be small but they are mighty! Their energy, size, strong build and loving nature make them ideal for active children.
- Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
These adorable dogs love to snuggle and be snuggled. They’re the perfect dog for the cuddly kid.
While this breed isn’t exactly a common household name, it’s one of the best dog breeds for active and energetic families that enjoy the outdoors.
For a devoted breed that’s sturdy and fun, the bulldog is the way to go. These chubby puppies love being loved. They also like being around people and possess friendly and loyal qualities.
The beagle’s small frame and calm energy make it easy for kids to play with them. They also love the outdoors and playing outside. This breed will always welcome any backyard games or fun in the sun.
- Border Collie
Of course Border Collies are great dogs for children; Lassie was one, after all! Collies are a gentle breed, easy to train and rarely misbehave. Go Lassie go!
- Basset Hound
The Basset Hound is the droopy-eared sweetie that won’t harm a fly. Thanks to their kind nature and loving temperament, you can trust this dog around your kids, no matter what they do.