Choosing the dog breed that’s right for your family.

Not all kids and dogs are meant to mesh. In fact, some kids and dogs will never get along. If you and your family are interested in getting a dog, you might want to choose one that’s good with kids. It’s hard to predict whether or not your kids will appreciate having a new ‘baby’ in the house that demands so much of your attention. However, the chances are pretty good that they will fall in love with the new pet and welcome him or her with open arms. To make sure you have the best chances of this, it’s a good idea to choose a dog breed that’s known for being kid-friendly. Continue reading to see which dogs are best for families with little ones.

Labrador Retrievers are Kid-Friendly.

Labrador retriever kid friendly

This breed is well-known for being very kid-friendly. Labrador retrievers are the kind of dogs that families find it easy to love. This is why it is one of the most popular dog breeds in the world. Labrador retrievers are sweet and protective; it’s the kind of dog that makes you want to have one for your kids. It’s one that will play with your kids, protect them, and get along with them so well you’ll think that they’re best friends.

Golden Retrievers are Kid-Friendly.

golden retriever kid-friendly

This is the other dog breed that is well-known for being amazing with kids. It’s one of the most famous and most popular dog breeds in the world, and it has the patience of a saint. Golden retrievers are just as good with kids as they are with other animals. They’re very fun, playful, loyal, and protective. Golden retrievers are an amazing family dog to have, and you will be hard-pressed to find another breed with this much love and affection for the kiddos in your house.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are Kid-Friendly.

cavalier king charles spaniels kid-friendly

There’s almost nothing cuter than one of these dogs. Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are known for having the cutest puppy dog eyes. Kids love them because they are small, friendly, and show lots of affection. They love to cuddle with the kids and make sure that everyone feels an equal level of love and attention.

Beagles are Kid-Friendly.

beagle kid-friendly

These dogs have a whole lot of love to give to the people in their lives. This means you’re going to find your dog and kids together more than you’ll find them apart. This particular breed finds a way to bond with children that makes them best friends for life. This enables a beagle and a child to have all the fun that no one believes really exists. Beagles are the kind of dog that will make life a lot more fun and enjoyable for your little ones.

If you need additional help training your kid-friendly dog, consider signing up for one of our obedience training classes at Ruffger’s.  We’d love to help your dog get on the right track to being best friends with everyone in your family.