The 10 Best Dog Breeds For Families
Let's be honest, there are tons of dog breeds you can't go wrong with. My fiancee and I have a pitbull/beagle mix who is as sweet as could be, but there are recommended breeds for families.
According to the American Kennel Club, these are the 10 best breeds for families:
1. Labrador Retriever
Labradors are friendly, play well with others and highly trainable, which makes them the perfect dog for a family setting.
Bulldogs are calm and courageous. They definitely won't be confused for energetic dogs but are loyal and work well with the family atmosphere.
3. Golden Retrievers
Goldens work well with families because they're fun, loving and easily agreeable. They're also intelligent. Certainly one of the most reliable breeds out there.
Beagle's are just fun. They love playing around, which works well with children. Energetic and curious.
Adorable breed with a spunky personality but in a quirky way. Pugs are even-tempered and charming.
6. Irish Setter
Irish Setters are definitely a well-behaved breed, which is perfect for families. They're sweet-natured according to AKC and are very trainable.
7. Brussels Griffon
Much like pugs, griffon's are spunky and love to play around. Loyal and intelligent.
This breed is as loyal as they come. They're well-behaved and devoted. AKC calls them sweet and that will be a great companion for a family dog.
9. French Bulldog
French Bulldogs are small but playful. They're loyal and easygoing according to the AKC.
One of the best-known breeds out there, Collies are loyal and affectionate. They also love playing, so an active family is best.
Read the full story about these breeds at the American Kennel Club's website.