What are the best dogs for kids?

asked by Eduardo Baraf
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    #1Golden Retriever

    Golden Retriever

    Golden Retrievers are highly trainable dogs who love to play and are popular family and disability assistance dogs. They can also be trained to be a hunting, detection, and search and rescue dogs. They have a friendly, gentle temperament, are rarely choosy eaters, and require at least two hours of exercise per day. 

    Andrew Mitchell
    Written on November 8, 2017
    "My Golden Retriever is a wonderful dog! Friendly, smart, patient and very loving. I wouldn't trade him for the world and would recommend the breed to anyone looking for a family dog. "
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    Beagles are clever, friendly scenthounds who are great with kids. They love being active and have a lot of energy. They are small and sturdy, but have a tendency to gain weight, so remember to mind their diet and allow them plenty of exercise so they remain happy and healthy.

    José Angel Herrera
    Written on November 11, 2017
    "The beagle is an awesome dog for kids as it is a loving companion that has just the right amount of energy and playfulness. Just need to know that they can gain weight if not exercised enough so be sure to take them out on a run regularly."
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    Boxers love kids! They are very energetic dogs that need lots of exercise, so they'll keep your kid entertained. They enjoy being around people and are playful, just make sure that they get enough activity because they tend to get restive and bark if they have too much pent-up energy.

    Tyler Howard
    Written on November 4, 2017
    "Oh, I really have to agree to here. Although I'm biased as an avid dog lover, I feel that there isn't any dog out there that wouldn't improve someone's life."
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    The Newfoundlands are large working dogs that can be black, brown, or white-and-black (called Landseer). Originally, they were trained as working dogs for fishermen and are known for their calm disposition, giant size, intelligence, loyalty, and strength.

    Carl Van Rheedevan Outdshoorn
    Written on January 20, 2018
    "well i just want to say pitbulls to spite what imression people have,ihave a origanal long legged american pitbull and he is amazing with kids.POINT BEING "THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A BAD DOG ONLY A BAD OWNER "
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    Vizslas are sporting dogs and loyal companions, in addition to being the smallest of the all-round pointer-retriever breeds. They are highly trainable and are natural hunters with a great nose. Their personality is lively, gentle-mannered, affectionate, sensitive, and very protective.

    Eugene Jensen
    Written on November 5, 2017
    "I owned (such a mechanical term I know) a Vizsla from 2009 until its death in 2017 (really unfortunate for the kids). It was great with kids from age 9 to 18, got along well and played well. Always so protective even though smaller than other pointer-retrievers we looked at. So happy!"
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    #6Pit Bull

    Pit Bull

    The Pit Bull is a friendly family dog that was originally used to "bait" bulls but then evolved to be a farm dog, and later a nanny dog. Contrary to popular belief, pit bulls are highly trainable dogs who are very gentle with children.


    Alexis LaShay
    Written on January 21, 2018
    "All of the dogs I've been around (trust e it's a lot) have been Pit Bull or Pit Bull mix and I've been around dogs isnce I was a child and I'm 18 now. I also have 7 brothers and sister all growing up with these dogs and not once has one of them lashed out at one of us. The actual opposite of what people view them as they are very sweet and loving dogs when in a loving home."
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    The Goldendoodle, also called Groodle, is a crossbreed or mixed breed dog that comes from a Golden Retriever and a Poodle. They are intelligent, friendly dogs, with lots of energy. They are trainable, prefer to be outside, and can be good service dogs.


    Catherine Grant
    Written on January 23, 2018
    "I had a goldendoodle growing up and it literally was the best dog. They are super intelligent and great with kids, I went on so many adventures with mine!"
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    #8Maltese Shih Tzu

    Maltese Shih Tzu

    The Maltese Shih Tzu is an intelligent, alert dog, who's very social, playful and affectionate. He doesn't shed much hair, and loves to play with kids. These crossbreed or mixed breed dogs are also known as Mal-Shi, Malti zu, and Malt-Tzu.


    Dennis Torres
    Written on January 12, 2018
    "The family has wanted a dog for sometime and i have been steadily against it. Now though, the kids have got older and can handle more responsibility. Looking for a good breed at Dogtime.com we found Maltese Shih Tzu, The page has lots of helpful information and links to more articles to help with a new dog. I will be using this site for a few more days before we are sure what kind of dog we want."
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    The Puggle is a crossbreed or mixed breed dog that comes from breeding a Pug and a Beagle. They are playful, lively dogs that are great for families with kids. They are willful, though, so you have to train them well or they won't be too eager to please. All around, they are sweet tempered and have a fun-loving personality.


    Jerry Beck
    Written on January 14, 2018
    "How funny, I think we actually own a puggle, and she has the same looks and same qualitys."
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    Sinnabar is a science fictional children's book written by Richard Wolkomir. It was published November 21, 2014 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.


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    Ishan Banerjee
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "The author has used simple English making it a good read for children. The use of suspense made me want to know what is coming next. The imagery thoughts which filed my mind as i read the book were so vivid that it felt real. I would highly recommend this book to children and adults who love to read for fun."
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    #11Ultimate funny dog compilation of 2017

    Ultimate funny dog compilation of 2017

    Ultimate funny dog compilation of 2017 is an entertainment video. Funny Pet Videos released this video compilation of dogs in YouTube last December 8, 2017 it runs for 30 minutes.



    Eugene Allen
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "Ultimate funny dog compilation of 2017 is an entertainment video on youtube. Anyone who likes dogs may like this video."
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    #12Adventure of my Corgi (A Learn to Read Picture Book for Kids)

    Adventure of my Corgi (A Learn to Read Picture Book for Kids)

    Adventure of my Corgi (A Learn to Read Picture Book for Kids) An easy reader is a children's picture book written by Dp Publishing. It was published June 18, 2013 by Amazon Digital Services LLC.


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    Ann Shaw
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "I got this book for my 4 year old niece since she got a Corgi puppy for her birthday. I plan on quizzing her about it next week!"
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    #13The Corgi Chronicles

    The Corgi Chronicles

    The Corgi Chronicles is science fictional children's book written by Laura Madsen. It was published April 28, 2013 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.


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    Bobby Sullivan
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "This book is silly, and I love it! My kid loves corgis, so I got this book for them, and they can't put it down. When we first got the book I actually sat down and read it myself, and I thoroughly enjoyed it outside of our story time."
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    #14Corgi Confessions

    Corgi Confessions

    Corgi Confessions is an animal and pets care reference book written by Caroll O. Knipe. It was published March 10, 2009 by AuthorHouse.


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    Joe Miller
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "It looks like a cute book for kids who like dogs"
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    #15Queen Camilla

    Queen Camilla

    Queen Camilla is a contemporary fictional literature novel written by Sue Townsend. It was published in the year 2006 by Michael Joseph.


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    Alexander Hicks
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "In a fictionalised version of contemporary Britain, Townsend gets us up to date with the current status of the Windsor family now in their thirteenth year on Hellborne 'Hell' Close. The Queen wants to abdicate, Charles potters away in his prized vegetable patch while Camilla who gave up her life of privilege settles down to life on the close. Teen mothers and armies of disgruntled dogs roam the streets in this very funny imagined version of modern day Britain."
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    #16Dog Dance of Snikia

    Dog Dance of Snikia
    Dog Dance of Snikia is a humor filled literary fiction written by Richard Wolkomir. It was published June 7, 2014 by Amazon Digital Services LLC.

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    Stephanie Holmes
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "A fun and quick read, Dog Dance of Snikia is a great book to read to your kids. The characters are witty and charming and the different personas of dogs make for a good afternoon read in the sun. If you enjoy lighthearted humor, then this book is for you. If you love dogs, then it's even better! My nephew liked it so much, he even asked if he can read it out loud in his 5th grade class during story time. "
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    #17Korgi, Vol. 1

    Korgi, Vol. 1

    Korgi, Vol. 1 is a fictional children's picture story book written and illustrated by Christian Slade. It was published May 15, 2007 by Top Shelf Production.


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    Ethan Alexander
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "This is truly an all ages book. I know people say that all the time about kids books but I truly believe it. I've seen kids of all ages enjoy it and be totally enchanted by the story and gorgeous artwork. I've even seen adults focused intently while reading it. If you like fairytales and fantasy you will like this book no matter how old you are. My favorite of the nonverbal comics I've bought (originally purchased for a preschool class)."
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    #18A Corgi's Tale

    A Corgi's Tale

    A Corgi's Tale is a fictional children's story book written by Jennifer Taylor-Haughey and David H. Kelton. It was published April 9, 2014 by Grey Wolfe Publishing.


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    Jerry Beck
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "The topic is about dogs - the actual animals. The solution however, is a "A Corgi's Tale" - a children's book which is a mere misunderstanding. The solution should be some kind of product or service which helps the users choose the specific breeds of dogs for the specific demographics (kids in this case)."
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    #19Little Book of Little Puppies (Baby's Very First)

    Little Book of Little Puppies (Baby's Very First)

    Baby's Very First Little Book of Little Puppies is a children's book by Mary Cartwright. Published in 2011 by Osborne Books, Baby's Very First Little Book of Little Puppies presents 10 pages worth of puppy pictures.


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    James Brooks
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "My toddler is always talking about how he want's a dog so I bought him Little Book of Little Puppies (Baby's Very First) as a small gift until we get a dog sometime later this year. So far he has really enjoyed looking at the different puppy pictures and already want's every day that he has seen in the book. "


Best What are the best dogs for kids
1Golden RetrieverOther 128 Paid
2BeagleOther 93 Paid
3BoxerOther 90 Paid
4Newfoundland Other 55 Paid
5VizslaOther 50 Paid
6Pit BullOther 1 Paid
7GoldendoodleOther 1 Paid
8Maltese Shih TzuOther 1 Paid
9PuggleOther 1 Paid
10SinnabarBooks 0 Paid

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