Sized Dogs and Children
are undeniably some Dog Breeds that are suitable for placing in
the same environment as children. Some obvious factors
to consider are that some dogs are so small they may get injured
easily by young children conversely some dogs are large an very
active which could be an accident waiting to happen around young
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.
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
Medium sized dog that is friendly, energetic and keen to please.
Good with children and other dogs the Cocker Spaniel makes an
ideal family pet. Has lots of energy and can be trained with patience
A great all-round family dog . Affectionate, friendly, active
and enthusiastic, Highly intelligent and easy to train. Good with
other animals and children, forms close bond with the whole family
and if they get plenty of exercise are prepared to snooze at home
if left alone.
Medium sized dogs that are sociable and playful although they
can be very protective and have strong guarding instincts. Their
coat requires professional clipping. Alert
and playful enjoys company, very good with children especially
if raised with them.
Very popular pets, active and playful they can sometimes
be feisty and independent but they are also affectionate and loyal.
Alert dogs they make good watchdogs.
Affectionate and loyal towards owners and great with children
if raised with them.
Friendly with strangers and other dogs if well socialised.
A sleek, handsome and very fast sight hound which makes an excellent
family pet. Gentle, affectionate, friendly, and easy-going, very
good with children but can be difficult to control on walks.
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.
A small dog that is sociable, homely, companionable
and friendly , their playful and clownish nature makes them ideal
Not overly intelligent which means patience is required when training..Has
a low exercise requirement but can be high-energy dogs that love
to cuddle. Can shed quite a bit which might require regular grooming.
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