Top 15 dog breeds that are good with children

You may find it surprising that most dog breeds are good with children!

The following breeds have been identified as being best for families with small children.

Even if you don’t have children these dogs tend to be great companion animals. They are loving and kind, they get along with guests that come to the home and they are typically easy to train. These breeds usually get along with other animals in the house.

Only one toy group, the pug is on this list. Although most breed in the toy group are good with small children, these tiny animals can easily get injured by well-meaning children with overly loving little arms.

Keep in mind that any dog that is teased or treated harshly can bite! So you must supervise children when they're with the dog, and teach them to be respectful of him.

Never leave a baby alone with a dog!

Top 15 Dog Breeds that are good with children

Top 15 Dog Breeds that are good with children

Labrador retriever

Golden retriever



Boston Terrier


English Setter


Standard Poodle


Great Dane

Staffordshire Bull Terrier


Bernise Mountain Dog

Old English Sheep Dog