Oct 13 2022
More Great Dog Breeds for Kids
Labrador Retriever - Labradors are one of the most popular breeds! They’re silly, loyal, affectionate, playful, and all-around great dogs for families. The do tend to over-eat, so be careful letting your kids give them too many treats. Labrador are perfect for an active family, they require lots of exercise, love to play and respond every well to training. Labradors also LOVE to swim!
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel - These sweet smaller breeds are sweet, gentle, and calm. They enjoy regular exercise and being groomed. Though they’re playful and lovely, they would be best suited to a quieter or more sensitive child; not usually being big fans of rough play or rambunctious games. Saying that, they are well-known to love kids and become very attached to their owners, big and small!
Irish Setter - An Irish setter would be a perfect fit for an active family or one who wants to be! These dogs are very energetic and will motivate their owners to be and stay active! If you have small children and get this breed as a puppy, it’s likely they’ll grow up together! Irish setters are known to have long life spans, make great companions and are great with children.
Beagle - Beagles are cute, seriously cute! This social breed is loving by nature and love to play! Perfect for a home with children. Beagles are known to love people, other dogs, and just thrive with companionship. Because of this, a home which is likely to be empty during the day is probably not the best fit. Beagles can get lonely when left alone for too long. So, if you are stay at home, have smaller children, and want a goofy playmate for them, a beagle is a great choice!
A Mutt - No, that’s not the name of an exotic breed! We mean a mixed breed pooch! Adopting from a shelter will likely mean you get a mixed breed dog and what better lesson to teach children? Compassion, responsibility, kindness and the importance of dogs being for life - not just a birthday or holiday. Make sure to speak to the shelter to make sure they have a mixed breed that will be suitable for family life and get on making some awesome memories with your new addition!
Please do bear in mind that everything in this post is strictly advisory and has been gathered from various reputable sources from the internet. We’re not vets, and you should always seek professional advice if you ever have concerns.
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