If you are thinking about getting a dog for your family...

There’s a lot to consider when it comes to choosing the right one. 

If you are thinking about getting a dog for your family, there’s a lot to consider when it comes to choosing the right one. 
Dogs provide a lot of fun, they are loyal and adorable. There are a wide range of dog breeds to choose from when you decide to purchase the pets. The breeds range from those that are small, big, guard dogs and lapdogs. It all depends on your interest and preferences as you select the ones that fit your needs.
Dogs are also important because they provide extra companionship to children as they play with them. The dogs show a lot of love to the children by cuddling with them, and accompanying them as they walk around and even watch over them.
When purchasing a dog for your children these are the characteristics you should look in a dog. Below are some of the best dog breeds for children.
The poodleis one of the smallest dog breeds making them very suitable company for even very small children. They demonstrate a lot of intelligence and activity, making them easy to train. Poodle shows a lot of loyalty and thus do not pose a lot of problems while playing with the children because it can follow instructions and commands well. Like most of the other dog breeds it has a lifespan of twelve to fifteen years, meaning it can provide company to the children for a long time.
Golden retrieveris another playful and energetic dog making the breed suitable for children. They are even friendly to strangers making children enjoy spending most of the time with them. Their loyalty makes them perfect friends to children because the children can manipulate them the way they want as they play. Compared to other dog breeds they have a shorter lifespan of ten to twelve years which is still good to provide children with a memorable friendship.
The Labrador retriever is another popular dog breed for children. Just like most children, the dogs like playing and show a lot of love to the children. Another major characteristic of these dogs is that they are great swimmers, thus making them perfect company for kids when they go to swim. Labrador retrievers show a lot of intelligence and easy to train making it even easier for them to play with the children.
Irish setteris another very playful dog breed with a lot of energy, meaning that it can play with the children all day long without tiring. They are also safe because their coat has short hair, thus present low risk to allergic reactions to the children. With a long lifespan of twelve to fifteen years, they provide long time friendship to the children making them adore the dogs more.
Collieis another breed that is perfect for children especially because it can be used to protect them. They are active and have the ability to make the children happy because of its playful character. They can be trained very easily and follow instructions, thus even children can instruct them as they play together. Another major advantage of this dog is that it can even be used to alert when there is danger at home.
Source of information: www.amerikanki.com


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