6 Best Dog Breeds For Children

6 Best Dog Breeds For Children

6 Best Dog Breeds For Children

Even the tiniest of dog breeds might sometimes snap at a child. 

Don’t judge a dog by its size!

Just because the dog is little, doesn’t mean it’s good with children.

All dogs are very different to each other. Some are good with the family, children and some aren’t.

Quite often people get confused and make wrong decisions when picking a dog breed best suitable for family and children.

Therefore, to minimize this confusion we have searched 6 Best Dog Breeds For Children:

1.) Pug

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This muzzled face and curled tail dog breed is irresistible. Pugs are known to be stable, good-humoured and amiable dog breeds who loves hanging indoors which makes them a great entertainer for your kiddos. 

2.) Beagles:

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These small sized hounds are well known as Snoopy or Garfield's friend Odie amongst children.

These dogs are great with children and are social breeds which mean they love being around other people and dog breeds. 

But they do need regular exercise or else they get restless and bark out loud. This can easily be managed with good training and maintaining a good confident rule structure. 

3.) Miniature Schnauzer

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The most popular of the three Schnauzer breeds (which include the giant and standard sizes), the Mini Schnauzer is an intelligent and cheerful canine that is as happy hanging out in the house with the family as it is romping outdoors with the kids in the yard or at the park.

Mini Schnauzer is intelligent and cheerful canine who love hanging out with family or romping outdoors with the kids.

This dog breed has got it all: intelligence, affection, an extroverted temperament, humor, and a personality that’s twice as big its own size.

4.) Affenpinscher Dog

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If you are a family with kids and are looking to find a perfect companion for your child the Affenpinscher is a great option, this bread is as good as it gets with kids and is easy to maintain in a regular household. 

The Affenpinscher is a generally delightful household companion and often do well with children, although some individuals have a lower tolerance for the high energy of kids which can easily be handled with training. 

5.) Bulldogs

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Bulldogs are loved by families with small kids due to their tendency to build a strong bond with children.  

But note that bulldogs may overheat in warm weather and should not be left outside. 

Being strong-willed, the bulldog needs a family that can remain consistent when it comes to rule setting.

6.) Bichon Frise

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Bichon Frise are good family dogs and are amazing with companions for children. They enjoy their time with kids and love joining them in their games or sitting in their laps.

They are patient, tolerant of the noise and commotion associated with children.

However friendly a dog is, you should always teach your kids how to approach dogs to prevent any biting or ear or tail pulling on the part of either party. 

We'd love to hear from all you paw lovers.Please comment your picks apart from the 6 Best Dog Breeds For Children mentioned above.


Dr. Satish Yadav

(Director) Pet Care Hospital, graduated from Rajasthan University Of Veterinary And Animal Sciences (RAJUVAS) in 2011, has over 6 years of experience as a Veterinary Practitioner. He is also a Consultant Veterinarian at South Asian University.

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