You and your young family want to get a puppy. Your kids can’t wait to have a puppy to play with and walk and cuddle with.
You want to make sure you get the right dog for your family; a dog that is loving, great with kids, hopefully easy to train and loyal. You also want a dog that truly is a “family” dog and is loving and affectionate with everyone in the family.
Look for a dog that is friendly, devoted, loyal, obedient, patient, friendly, happy, playful, a good companion and has the right amount of energy for your family.
Some popular family-oriented dog breeds are:
Many of these dogs are considered “sturdy” and patient they are kid-friendly for that reason. Some amazing qualities about these breeds? Collies are known for being loyal (Lassie!!!), and Golden Retrievers and Labrador Retrievers are happy, big, playful dogs that are eager to please. Newfoundland dogs are large dogs, but very gentle and they adore children.
There are many dog breeds out there, finding the right one for your family is a decision that should be a thoughtful one, and as a family. Your kids will love being able to choose their best friend!