TOP 10 DOGS FOR FAMILIES – Best Puppy Breed For Children. Are you looking to find the best dog or puppy breed for children? Do you want to get a dog breed that is gentle and loving? Well today we discuss the top 10 breeds for families with kids!
Welcome to this weeks episode of the Canine Show. Today we’re looking at the top 10 dogs for families. When creating this list we took 4 things into consideration;
1. Sturdiness – Kids aren’t as gentle as they should be, sometimes they play too rough and pull to hard so you need a dog that’s patient and resilient to ensure your childs safety, that’s why miniature and toy breeds won’t make the list as they are known for being nervous and delicate.
2. Energy Levels – A child friendly dog should be able to keep up with children and not become irritated or exhausted, this means very lazy and non playful breeds may not be ideal.
3. Intelligence – It’s important to have a breed that can be trained well to ensure the safety of your child, so they no what’s acceptable and to stop when they are asked to if they get to excitable.
4. Friendliness – This can vary hugely even within breeds but is of the upmost importance around children to choose a breed known for its friendly loving temperament, and avoid breeds know to be violent, nervous or impatrient.
#10 – Boxer – The boxer is renowned for their love of children, they are a people breed and love to be close to their families. Boxers are very energetic and need plenty of exercise and play time so if you have an active family the boxer may just fit right in!
#9 – New Foundland – This large breed are truly gentle giants, Nicknamed "Nature’s Babysitter," the Newfoundland is considered one of the most intelligent breeds in the world, and they just happen to love children and are very protective of them.
#8 – Irish Setter – Known for its red coat, the Irish Setter is playful, energetic, loves being around people, and plays well with children.
#7 – Dogue De Bordeaux – This giant breed is extremely loyal to his family and affectionate to a fault, they are gentle with children and are extremely protective of their pack should you require a guard breed.
#6 – English Mastiff – This sweet hearted gentle giant bonds instantly with its family and loves to spend every second with them. Extremely gentle with children they make an ideal pet if you’re ok with just how huge they are.
#5 – Staffordshire Bull Terrier – This breed loves nothing more than being part of the family, they are extremely loyal and gentle with children.
#4 – Beagle – Beagles are a small-medium size, energetic, and very friendly. They make great family pets for all of those reasons and more.
#3 – Cavalier King Charles Spaniel – The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel was bred to be the lapdog of the Spaniels.
#2 – Labrador Retriever – This is one of the most popular dog breeds, and for good reason — the Labrador Retriever is playful, patient, loving, protective, and reliable.
#1 Golden Retriever –The Golden Retriever is a confident, smart, kind, and loyal dog.