Top Dog Breeds for Families

08/03/2016 | Published by

Hello Lovelies,

Lately, I have been getting queries from a lot of pet lovers on choosing the best dog breed for their families. People usually ponder over dog breeds when they feel that its time to add another member to the family.

There are numerous breeds available out there, choosing the one that will be good for your family and determining the perfect characteristics can be a tough task.

Every dog breed has a certain set of traits that sets them apart from the others. There are friendly dogs and then there are the ferocious and feisty ones. To beat the confusion and help you choose the best for your family, I’m sharing a list of Top Dog Breeds for Families.

The Golden Retriever

For families that are adventurous and enjoy a lot of outdoor activities, choosing a golden retriever is the best. Though the breed has been developed to help hunt birds, golden retrievers make for loyal and devoted family members.

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Though some of them tend to be bossy and possessive, the Pembroke Welsh corgi is one of the popular pets around. At about 25 pounds, this stocky short tailed breed loves being around children. Unlike the lazy ones, the corgi comes with its need for daily exercise.

The West Highland white terrier

If you don’t have small children in your family and are yearning for a small white playful and lovable dog, the West Highland white terrier is for you. The breed makes for a good watchdog and faithful friend. Yes, it does come with its need to be groomed to keep their gorgeous coat mat and tangle free.

The Shih Tzu

The shih tzus were originally bred as a companion animal for royalty. They enjoy life with luxury. The royal breed is not too proud to get down and dirty with the kids, but loves nothing better than spending time around people, even if that means getting dressed up for a tea party.

The Irish setter

This hunting breed is the most lovable dog breed and is known for its eagerness to please. This beautiful red dog has a natural aptitude as a friendly companion. The Irish setter is a part of many families across the world.

The Schnauzer

You don’t have to worry about the protection of your family with this wonderful family pet. The schnauzer has proven itself to be a wonderful family pet. Dogs of this breed usually require regular grooming and daily exercise in their regimen. This breed is available in three different sizes and thrives on human companionship.

The Labrador retriever

The Labrador comes with boundless energy and enthusiasm to keep up with the kids. The breed is fun and possesses natural protective instincts. This breed was also developed to help with bird hunting; the lab makes for a loyal and devoted family member.


With poodles of love, the poodle is an intelligent and friendly dog breed that loves being around humans. It’s the happiest when running and playing in the open. The poodle comes in three different sizes and is known for being low shed.

Choosing a dog can be a confusing task, but it becomes much easier when you match the breed’s traits to the needs of your family. It is very important to study the traits of a dog thoroughly before adding them to your family. Hope this list helps you decide.

Until Next Time!
Have a wooftastic day!

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