10 best family dog breeds: family friendly pets that are good with children - from labradors to collies and beagles

If you’re looking to adopt a dog that gets along with your kids, you may be wondering if there are certain breeds that are better suited to family life

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According to the American Kennel Club, these are 10 of the best family dogs. Do you agree?

The Labrador Retriever is friendly, patient, and trainable. This dog is extremely versatile and very good with children (Photo: Shutterstock)

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The Bulldog is a great companion for children. These dogs are loyal and can adapt to most environments. They are always happy to spend time with their families (Photo: Shutterstock)
This breed of dog is intelligent, friendly, devoted, and very good with children (Photo: Shutterstock)
The beagle is a friendly, curious, active and energetic dog. It is a great breed of dog for a family (Photo: Shutterstock)
Pugs are charming, loving and a popular choice of dog with many (Photo: Shutterstock)
The Irish Setter is an outgoing and trainable dog. They are great for active families, as the Irish Setter is high-energy and loves spending time outdoors (Photo: Shutterstock)
The Brussels Griffon is an intelligent and active breed of dog. They love interaction, activity, and mental stimulation (Photo: Shutterstock)
The Newfoundland is an intelligent, loyal and extremely sweet dog. This breed makes an excellent family pet (Photo: Shutterstock)