Most dog owners consider their dogs as members of their families. But when there are children in the house, thoughtful consideration needs to be made to choose the right dog for your lifestyle, living quarters and children's ages. Some breeds are quite patient with younger kids, and others are…

Most dog owners consider their dogs as members of their families. But when there are children in the house, thoughtful consideration needs to be made to choose the right dog for your lifestyle, living quarters and children's ages. Some breeds are quite patient with younger kids, and others are better with older children. Some are happy in urban environments, and others need more room to roam. No matter what, you’ll want a dog with an outgoing and friendly personality who is loving and affectionate with the whole family.

Beagle

Beagle

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

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Biewer Terrier

Biewer Terrier

The Biewer Terrier is an elegant, longhaired, tri-colored toy terrier whose only purpose in life i…

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Broholmer

Broholmer

Calm, good-natured, yet watchful and confident, the Broholmer hails from Denmark and makes a grea…

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Brussels Griffon

Brussels Griffon

Tipping the scales at no more than 12 pounds, this humanlike toy of complex character has enough…

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Bulldog

Bulldog

Kind but courageous, friendly but dignified, the Bulldog is a thick-set, low-slung, well-muscled…

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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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Drentsche Patrijshond

Drentsche Patrijshond

This breed is pronounced da'rinse-ah puh'trice-hoon. The Drentsche Patrijshond, Drent fo…

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Drever

Drever

The Drever is robust and strong rather than elegant and speedy. They have a proud carriage…

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Eurasier

Eurasier

The Eurasier is a medium-sized dog with a thick, medium-long coat that can come in a variety of…

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French Bulldog

French Bulldog

The one-of-a-kind French Bulldog, with his large bat ears and even disposition, is one of the…

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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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Icelandic Sheepdog

Icelandic Sheepdog

The Icelandic Sheepdog, Iceland’s only native dog breed, is a charmingly friendly and faithful…

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