Guide to Pet Dog Breeds
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Choosing the right pet dog breed for families with children

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Child Friendly Dogs Which are suitable for children


Dogs good with babies Dogs compatible with babies


Dog and Puppies for Kids Baby Friendly Dog Breeds


Dogs Good with Babies Dogs Suitable for Children


Medium dogs who are kid friendly



Medium Sized Dogs and Babies
It is very important your dog should be taught to be quiet and restrained around new babies, no jumping or barking, get the dog familiar with the new smells and noises associated with a new baby. Any new baby or small child should be encouraged to be calm and gentle around your dog especially if they are puppies. As a precaution it might be advisable to muzzle your dog during early meetings and avoid any reaction from the babies sudden movements or noisy reactions.

Some Medium Sized Dog Breeds suitable for families with babies.

Basset Hound
Bassets adapt well to town or country life. Quite the charmer, the Basset loves children, good with other pets requires little groomingand makes a good watchdog, which makes it a deservingly popular pet.

Beagle -
Medium sized happy and lively dogs, alert with a tolerant nature, can show an independent streak and a desire to follow scents. A lovely dog with a gentle nature,
affectionate and friendly, good with children, other dogs and strangers.

Border Collie
They're good with children and make excellent watchdogs. H
ighly intelligent, readily trained dog breed. Keen, alert and responsive to commands. Enjoys the company found in a family enviroment and also that of other dogs.

Norfolk Terrier
Norfolks are charming small, active teddy bears of dogs that are friendly and amusing companions
outgoing, fearless that enjoy playing with children.

Poodle (Miniature)
The miniature poodle is lively, amiable, playful, eager to please, responsive and obedient making it one of the most popular varieties of dog. Quite sensitive, tending to be devoted to one person, may be reserved with strangers. It is good with children, other pets and dogs. Some tend to bark a lot.

Schnauzer (Standard) -
Medium sized dogs that are sociable and playful although they can be very protective and have strong guarding instincts. Their coat requires professional clipping.

For further information about dog breeds visit our Popular Dog Breeds page

Suitable Small Sized Dogs for:- Babies ---- Toddlers ---- Children

Suitable Medium Sized Dogs for:- Babies ---- Toddlers ---- Children

Suitable Large Sized Dogs for:- Babies ---- Toddlers ---- Children



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Dogs For Your Lifestyle.
Dog Breeds that will best suit your needs (little or lots of exercise, little grooming, elderly owners, easily trained, suitable in flats etc.)