Looking for a Family Pet? Which Dog Breeds Are Best for Kids?

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What should you know before choosing a family dog?

When you choose a dog, you should spend plenty of time with them first before committing, preferably introducing them gradually to any children or other dogs in the household.

Which dogs are best for children?

The dog breeds that suit your family best will depend on your lifestyle, the age of your children, and whether you have kept dogs before.

Perhaps the best choice of them all, a crossbreed dog is a great option.

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Dr. Hannah Godfrey MRCVS graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2011. Although she initially worked in mixed practice treating all species, she found a love for small animal work and has worked exclusively with dogs and cats since 2014. She lives in Wales with her partner, son, and two cats (named Poppy and Ashton Kutcher), and writes comedy fiction in her spare time.

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