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.

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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Boxer

Boxer

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

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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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Chinook

Chinook

The pride of Wonalancet, New Hampshire, the Chinook is a rugged working dog and devoted family pe…

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Collie

Collie

The majestic Collie, thanks to a hundred years as a pop-culture star, is among the world’s mo…

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Golden Retriever

Golden Retriever

The Golden Retriever, an exuberant Scottish gundog of great beauty, stands among America’s mo…

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Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retriever

The sweet-faced, lovable Labrador Retriever is America’s most popular dog breed. Labs are…

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Newfoundland

Newfoundland

The massive Newfoundland is a strikingly large, powerful working dog of heavy bone and dignified…

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