Although the best breed for an individual family may vary, Labradors and golden retrievers are excellent choices for families with young children. For quieter families with a lower energy level, English bulldogs may be a... More »

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Bullmastiffs rank high as family guard dogs on many pet-related websites. Family Circle notes that these dogs are "softies on the inside" and good with children. Other breeds that receive frequent mention as good family ... More »

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There are many dog breeds that are suitable for families with small children so the best choice will depend on the family's particular needs and interests; however, the collie, beagle, bulldog, Newfoundland, Irish setter... More »

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Although different families have different needs, poodles, Labradors and golden retrievers often make excellent family pets. Adult mixed-breed dogs from shelters are also a good choice for many families. More »

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There are many dog breeds that are suitable for families with small children so the best choice will depend on the family's particular needs and interests; however, the collie, beagle, bulldog, Newfoundland, Irish setter... More »

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Some dog breeds that get along well with children include bulldogs, beagles, boxers and golden retrievers. All of these breeds are friendly, loyal and obedient, making them a good fit for families with children. More »

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While any dog breed or mix can be affectionate, some breeds, such as Labrador retrievers, beagles and golden retrievers, have a reputation for being extra friendly. Other dogs like huskies require a little more interacti... More »