When it comes to choosing the next member of your family, you want to make sure you pick a breed of dog that will fit seamlessly into your lifestyle. Luckily, there’s a type of canine to suit everyone, no matter what your passions are. So, whether you’re the sporty type or you prefer going for a nice evening walk, here are the top six breeds that are still great with kids.
- The Beagle
For those of you who love animals of a smaller stature, then you’ll find your perfect pet in the form of a Beagle. Aside from being completely adorable, these dogs have a very calm temperament, and are perfectly patient with the kids. With a friendly nature and a reputation for getting on well with other kinds of animals, if you already have a full house, they should fit right in.
- The Golden Retriever
This loyal, lovable breed are known for their gentle nature, so they’re perfect for families with young children. They’re on the larger side of medium breeds for people who like bigger dogs, but they’re very patient and intelligent. They do love their exercise though, so if you’re the kind of parents who like their kids to get plenty of fresh air, your new best friend will be only too happy to go with you.
- The Labrador
If you’re into teaching tricks, then the Labrador is the pet for you. Known for being very intelligent, they take to regular training very quickly, as well as being very energetic and playful. They love games and the outdoors, and I’m sure if you take a look at these stunning Labrador puppies for sale in Lancashire, you won’t be able to say no any more than we could!
- The Boxer
Boxer’s don’t like being left alone, so they’re perfect for homes that have someone around all the time. They love companionship, are incredibly loyal given their guardian breeding, and they have a tremendous amount of energy. If you’re the kind of family that’s always taking up a new sport, your Boxer will be with you every step of the way.
- The Newfoundland
These fluffy mountains may look intimidating, but they’re gentle giants to their core. For people who love cuddles with a bigger breed, these beautiful dogs have been nicknamed “Nature’s Babysitter” given their love of children and their strong protective instincts. They are one of the most intelligent breeds in the world, amazing swimmers given their webbed feet, and love nothing better than being by your side.
- The Samoyed
Another long-hair breed, these puppies look more like mini polar bears when they’re born, and will melt your heart in an instant. These are outdoor-loving dogs known for their affectionate nature, but can be timid with other animals and will prefer being in the company of their loving owners. Friendly, welcoming and patient with children, you just need to make sure you have a good brush handy for that stunning white coat.
Do you know any other breeds that are good with families?