These are 10 of the most child-friendly breeds of dogs.

These are the 10 best dog breeds to choose if you have young children

These breeds of dog are known to get on particularly well with youngsters, making them the family-friendly choice.

Saturday, 17th July 2021, 11:01 am

If you’ve been thinking about getting a puppy over lockdown then you’re not alone – the Kennel Club says the number of people welcoming new dogs into their homes last year soared to around 250,000.

But choosing the right breed is absolutely essential – for example opting for a small dog if you don’t have much room at home, or a hypoallergenic dog if you suffer from allergies.

Another thing to take into account is that certain breeds are far more suitable for young families.

Here, according to the American Kennel Club, are the dog breeds most suitable for children.

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