5 family friendly dogs

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Family dogs are more than just pets – they become part of the family! And although your daughter might want a pocket size puppy and your son might want an old English sheepdog and your partner might want a Labrador retriever, stay strong!

You should choose a breed by its personality, temperament, size, and energy level – all of which should suit your family’s lifestyle.

Always spend time with the dog you are thinking of bringing into your home as a family. Ask the breeder or pound lots of questions before making your final decision.

5 family friendly dogs

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Beagle

Size: Small dog
Life span: 11-15 years
Temperament: Gentle, intelligent, even tempered, determined, amiable and excitable
Height: 13–16 inches (33–41 cm)
Weight: Male 22–25 lb (10–11 kg); Female 20–23 lb (9–10 kg)
Colours: Tri-color, chocolate, white and tan, red and white, brown and white, lemon and white, arange and white

Originally kept as hunting dogs, beagles fit well in homes with active kids, as they are sturdily built and never too tired to play a game. Friendly, clever and cheerful, if properly socialised with non-canine animals, the beagle usually gets along with other pets too. They do shed and require frequent brushing and bathing. They do need lots of exercise, so plan to take them on a brisk daily walk.

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Labrador Retriever

Size: Medium dog breeds
Life span: 13-16 years
Temperament: gentle, intelligent, good-tempered, kind, out-going and agile
Height: Male 22–25 inches (56–62 cm); female: 21–24 inches (54–60 cm)
Weight: Male 30–36 kg; female: 25–32 kg
Colours: Black, chocolate, or yellow (pale cream)

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The Labrador Retriever is a strongly built, medium-sized, short, athletic, and well-balanced with the perfect temperament to be a family companion.

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Yorkshire Terrier

Size: Small dog
Life span: 10-13 years
Temperament: Playful, stubborn, attentive, sociable, clever, charming, and quiet
Height: 25 – 28 cm
Weight: 3.5-8 pounds
Colours: Black and Tan

Yorkshire Terrier short stature, body shape after Chihuahua. Happy, lively, not timid, and make excellent watch dogs and family dogs.

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Pug

Size: Small & Little & Tiny Dog Breeds
Life span: 12 -15 years
Temperament: Intelligent, Independent, Courageous, Confident, Bold
Height: 7.5-9 inches
Weight: 6 – 8 kg
Colours: Fawn, Black, Apricot, Silver Fawn

Pug is small dogs, pet dogs, a family companion, intelligent, stable personality, gentle, lively and full of fun, most likes playing with children, very suitable for an apartment. This is an even-tempered breed, exhibiting stability, playfulness, great charm, dignity, and an outgoing, loving personality.

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Border Collie

Size: Medium Dog Breeds
Life span: 13 – 16  years
Temperament: Intelligent, alert, energetic, tenacious and responsive
Height: Male: 19–22 inches (48–56 cm); female 18–21 inches (46–53 cm)
Weight: Male: 13.6–20.4 kg; female 12.2–19 kg
Colours: Brindle, black, red, and gold

Border Collie are full of go, enthusiasm and vigilance. IQ is equivalent to a 6-8 year old child, smart is one of his characteristics. Very friendly to strangers and get along well with children. Suitable for living outside, need a large number of sports, the Border Collie is a life-long best friend, a canine companion and a great guard dog.

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Originally posted 2015-09-18 16:03:57.