4 Best Dog Breeds for Kids and Families

What are the best dog breeds for families with children? Dogs are man's best friend! But what about children? In the world of our doggy friends, there are some breeds that get along especially well with the little ones in the house. Are you thinking of having your child grow up with a pet to share confidences, games and adventures? We'll show you the best breeds for that!

Best Dog Breeds for Kids and Families - Labrador Retriever

The 4 best dog breeds for kids

If you are looking for a dog that will not only have fun with your little one, but will also protect him, the 4 best breeds are:

Border Collie

Border Collie

This breed is especially known, due to the movie "Lassie" (Rough Collie), if you have children at home, it is one of the best breeds! They are characterized by being especially docile, playful and intelligent dogs.

They are also very active dogs, especially interested in physical exercise and play. If you have children at home, with a Border Collie, they will have a great time!


Dalmatian puppy

If your child is one of those who never stops, and always wants to play! This is the ideal breed for him, because Dalmatians love to play constantly.

Apart from this, the best thing about Dalmatians is that they are dogs that adapt to any context and situation, whether your child is at his peak playing, or if he is sick, he will adapt, playing, protecting him, or simply staying by his side.

It is a brave and intelligent breed, very faithful to his human family, it is no coincidence that this breed is especially suitable to be part of the fire department!

Golden Retriever

Golden Retriever

This breed is considered by many people as one of the most affectionate dogs, the Golden Retriever is the perfect dog for families with children! They are characterized for being attentive, tender, affectionate, patient... Besides, they especially like to be accompanied, and if your child does not want to do anything at that moment, your pet will not get impatient!

Apart from the above characteristics, the Golden Retriever, are characterized by being especially intelligent, making them very capable dogs for training, tricks, and even guide and accompany people with disabilities.

On the other hand, another characteristic that sets them apart is that they are especially loyal dogs, they will never be a threat to your child! They will never react violently, nor will they give you involuntary blows.

Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retriever puppy

This breed is undoubtedly the children's favorite dog! You probably know him because he appeared in the series "Lost", this breed innately has the instinct to protect the little ones of the house.

The Labrador Retriever is like a nanny! It will pamper, entertain and take care of your children.

If you choose a Labrador, he will love it when you throw him the ball to return it to you!

Surely you know that Labrador Retrievers are the most used for families with children, however, all the previous breeds are also especially recommended for this. They are the best for the care, fun and welfare of the little ones in your home.

Remember! A dog is not a toy. Educate your child to respect it.


  1. Lassie was a scotch collie, not a border collie. Two totally different dogs.


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