10 Best Dog Breeds for Kids

If you have children in your household, choosing the right dog breed is important. A dog’s patience, energy level, and overall playfulness should be considered before taking one into a home with kids.

Here are some of the best dog breeds that will surely be your kid’s best friend.

Beagle

The Beagle dog breed is nevertheless gentle and loving towards children. They are playful and  wonderful companions for children of all ages.

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Boxer

Boxer dogs adore children – and they have the tendency to be protective over them. Energetic and affectionate, the Boxer love playing and spending time with kids.

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Bulldog

Don’t let the Bulldog‘s looks deceive you. They may not look like the friendliest dog on the block, but these pups really love children. The Bulldog is dependable, gentle and exceptionally good with kids.

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Collie

A Collie is a gentle, responsible, loyal, protective, playful, sensitive, and affectionate herding dog, that is famous for beauty and intelligence. They love their families more than anything in the world and always want to spend time in the company of their human pack.

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French Bulldog

French Bulldogs are very sweet and loveable dogs. They make great family and house pets. The French Bulldog loves playing with young children.

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German Shepherd

German Shepherds are both friendly and protective at the same time.  Do not let their reputation as the “tough guy in the police department” scare you, because this intelligent dog is very good with kids.

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Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retrievers have a sensible, even tempered personality and enjoy people of all ages. This dog breed will make a great playmate, nanny, and clown to your youngsters!

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Mastiff

The Mastiff may be one of the biggest dog breed there is, but they are good-natured giants who bond instantly with children. This dog breed is gentle with youngsters and makes an ideal family pet.

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Newfoundland

The Newfoundland dog can have a playful and active streak and loves activity. The giant dog breed gets along well with everyone including children and other pets.

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Poodle

Poodles are intelligent dogs that are devoted companions. Standards tend to be the calmest of all sizes of Poodle and do the best in families with children. They make great playmates and affectionate buddies for kids!

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