These are 10 of the most child-friendly breeds of dogs.These are 10 of the most child-friendly breeds of dogs.
These are 10 of the most child-friendly breeds of dogs.

Family Friendly Dogs 2023: These are the 11 of the best breeds of adorable dog if you have young children - including the loving Labrador Retriever ๐Ÿ•

These breeds of pup are known to get on particularly well with youngsters, making them the family-friendly dog choice.

A huge number of us decided to welcome new puppies into our homes over the last two years โ€“ according to Kennel Club figures dog ownership soared and post-lockdown demand for four-legged friends remains high.

There are a whopping 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, alongside numerous crossbreeds, so thereโ€™s plenty of thinking to do before you select your familyโ€™s latest addition.

Thereโ€™s even academic guidance to seek out, with Psychologist Stanley Corenโ€™s book โ€˜The Intelligence of Dogsโ€™ ranking breeds by instincts, obedience, and the ability to adapt.

Choosing the right breed is absolutely essential โ€“ for example opting for a small dog if you donโ€™t have much room at home, or a hypoallergenic dog if you suffer from allergies.

Another thing to take into account is that certain breeds are far more suitable for young families.

Here, according to the American Kennel Club, are the dog breeds that should be at the top of your wish list if you have children.

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