Best Dog Breeds for Families

When it comes to choosing a dog to join a family, its important to consider various things including how much space you have, how old your children are, how often your going to be able to exercise your dog  and many other factors.

While its important to choose carefully when picking a dog for a family, here is a list we've compiled of good dogs for families as recommended by various experts.

1. Golden retriever
2. Pembroke Welsh corgi
3. West Highland white terrier
4. Irish setter
5. Schnauzer
6. Labrador retriever
7. Poodle
8. Bichon frise
9. Airedale
10. Basset hound
11. Beagle
12. Shih tzu
13. Boxer
14. Cairn terrier
15. Collie
16. Boston terrier
17. Newfoundland
18. Pomeranian
19. Pug
20. Whippet

Of course, the list isn't exhaustive and many breeds work well with children. Always remember that there can be good dogs and bad dogs in every breed so it's important to know that individual dogs within breeds can demonstrate their own, unique personality traits. No matter what breed you choose, you shouldn't leave dogs and young children together unsupervised – for the safety of both.