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Dog breed suitability with children – take a look at the list before investing in accessories such as a dog carrier.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010
posted by Jim Murphy

dog-and-cat-on-computerIf you are thinking of adopting a dog or puppy and have children, you want to make sure that the dog breed that you choose is good around children. Some dogs like the Labrador retriever are very good around children while some breeds are not. Here is a list to guide you in making that all important decision. So before you buy his dog carrier and other accessories, take a look at this list.

Excellent with Kids

  • Golden Retriever
  • Greyhound
  • Labrador Retriever
  • Newfoundland
  • Saint Bernard

Good with Kids

  • Basset Hound
  • Beagle
  • Bearded Collie
  • Bichon Frise
  • Border Terrier
  • Borzoi
  • Boston Terrier
  • Boxer
  • Cairn Terrier
  • Dalmatian
  • English Cocker Spaniel
  • English Setter
  • English Springer Spaniel
  • Giant Schnauzer
  • Gordon Setter
  • Great Dane
  • Great Pyrenees
  • Irish Setter
  • Miniature Schnauzer
  • Old English Sheepdog
  • Parson Russell Terrier
  • Pointer
  • Rhodesian Ridgeback
  • Standard Schnauzer

Moderate with Kids

  • Afghan Hound
  • Airedale Terrier
  • Alaskan Malamute
  • Australian Cattle
  • Australian Shepherd
  • Border Collie
  • Bull Terrier
  • Bullmastiff
  • Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
  • Collie
  • Dachshund
  • Doberman Pinscher
  • English Bulldog
  • English Toy Spaniel
  • French Bulldog
  • Irish Wolfhound
  • Lhaso Apso
  • Miniature Pinscher
  • Miniature Poodle
  • Pekingese
  • Pembroke Welsh Corgi
  • Pomeranian
  • Pug
  • Rottweiler
  • Shetland Sheepdog
  • Standard Poodle
  • Weimaraner
  • West Highland White Terrier
  • Whippet
  • Wire Fox Terrier
  • Yorkshire Terrier

Less Suitable for Kids

  • American Bulldog
  • Chihuahua
  • Chow Chow
  • German Shepherd
  • Shih Tzu
  • Siberian Husky
  • Toy Poodle

This list was  compiled by Pet Peoples Place

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