Dogs can teach children responsibility, compassion and cooperation. They are also the best playmates of human beings. But before you adopt a puppy, you need to study which dog breed is right for your child and lifestyle. Some dogs are suitable for older children, while those gentle ones are suitable for children. According to the American dog club, the 20 breeds are suitable for families with children.
Lively, brave and energetic, it is the hound that follows the smell. It is very gentle and is an excellent companion dog. Dogs rarely bark and require strict and gentle training. It is very suitable for city life, but it needs long walking every day, and does not like to be alone. It can't bear the cold and humidity. The hair should be combed two or three times a week without professional trimming. The eyes and ears should be checked regularly.
Bernese mountain dog is a large dog with three colors and long legs. Firm and harmonious, intelligent, strong and flexible, they are good enough in mountainous areas to do things like dragging or driving herds, which is the origin of this species. The male is strong and the female is gentle. Originated in Europe, it was once the best helper for shepherds in history.
Alaskan Malamute is one of the oldest polar sled dogs, it is named after a tribe called Malamute. This tribe lives on the shore of Kotzebue in western Alaska. Adult Alaskan dogs have a quiet, elegant temperament and are very loyal to their owners.
Boston Terrier is a kind of dog that is not very big in size, but has a very brave character, which is suitable for family protection. It is cute in shape, and its ferocity can't be seen from its appearance. Because of the difficulties in reproduction, Boston Terrier is still a rare breed.
Labrador Retriever is native to Newfoundland, Canada. It belongs to the sports dog group in the AKC classification. According to his ancestry as a British hound, he was trained by local fishermen to pull nets and carry.
The Golden Retriever is one of the most common domestic dogs. It is easy to raise, patient and does not require much from its owner. It only needs regular exercise, food and veterinary examination. It is a well-balanced, powerful and lively breed.
Bulldog, native to the United Kingdom, is said to be a combination of mastiff and bull terrier. It has been used as a bullfight in history, with ferocity and aggressiveness. Later, bullfighting with dogs was prohibited by law, and the breed developed to pet dogs. Nowadays, this breed is very popular for its fierce appearance and kind and steady character. It is a famous pet dog breed and can also be used as an excellent guard dog.