Dogs can be great for kids: Not only are they are a source of unconditional love, but they can help teach responsibility and cooperation. When choosing a dog for your family, consider your lifestyle and the ages of your children. Some breeds have infinite patience, others can play endlessly and…

Dogs can be great for kids: Not only are they are a source of unconditional love, but they can help teach responsibility and cooperation. When choosing a dog for your family, consider your lifestyle and the ages of your children. Some breeds have infinite patience, others can play endlessly and still others are naturally protective of children. While most dogs thrive on training, you may have to do a bit of training with your kids as well to teach them how to interact with their new family companion.

Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan Malamute

An immensely strong, heavy-duty worker of spitz type, the Alaskan Malamute is an affectionate…

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Australian Terrier

Australian Terrier

The diminutive Australian Terrier is plucky, spirited, and smart—how did they fit so much dog…

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Basset Fauve de Bretagne

Basset Fauve de Bretagne

Smart, courageous and determined, the Basset Fauve de Bretagne is a serious hunter, easily…

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Beagle

Beagle

Not only is the Beagle an excellent hunting dog and loyal companion, it is also happy-go-lucky…

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Beauceron

Beauceron

The Beauceron is imposing and powerful, but also remarkably smart, spirited, and a versatile…

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Bernese Mountain Dog

Bernese Mountain Dog

Big, powerful, and built for hard work, the Bernese Mountain Dog is also strikingly beautiful and…

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Border Terrier

Border Terrier

Admirers of the upbeat and agile Border Terrier cherish their breed’s reputation as a tough…

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Boston Terrier

Boston Terrier

The Boston Terrier is a lively little companion recognized by his tight tuxedo jacket, sporty bu…

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Boxer

Boxer

Loyalty, affection, intelligence, work ethic, and good looks: Boxers are the whole doggy package…

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Boykin Spaniel

Boykin Spaniel

A medium-sized flushing and retrieving dog known for its rich brown coat, the Boykin Spaniel i…

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Bracco Italiano

Bracco Italiano

The Bracco Italiano is one of the oldest of the pointing breeds. It was introduced into the United…

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Bull Terrier

Bull Terrier

Among the most comical and mischievous citizens of dogdom, the Bull Terrier is playful and…

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