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

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Dog and Puppies for Kids Child Friendly Dog Breeds

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Dogs Good with Children Dogs Suitable for Children

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Medium dogs who are kid friendly

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Medium Sized Dogs and Children
There 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 children.

Medium sized Dogs.

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.

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.

Cocker Spaniel -
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


English Springer Spaniel
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.

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.
Alert and playful enjoys company, very good with children especially if raised with them.

West Highland Terrier
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.

Whippet
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.

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.

Pug -
A small dog that is sociable, homely, companionable and friendly , their playful and clownish nature makes them ideal family pets.
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.

 

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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