Top 10 most friendly dogs breeds in the world

When considering your next dog you definitely want to get a breed that is friendly and open to families and children. Here is our suggested list of the friendliest breeds around. Most of these breeds are fond of children and make loyal companions. In addition to their hunting skills and their instinctive natures, many of these dogs are intelligent and are very protective of their owners and children. Some require an active owner. These are ideal for the younger family who has young, energetic children who need something to do. These breeds will protect your children and make a perfect playmate. Check some of them out.

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1 Irish Setter

Once used by hunters to trap birds Irish setters have been a well-known breed since the 18th century in the British Isles and Ireland. In addition to their phenomenal hunting skills, the Irish Setter is outgoing and fun and require lots of exercises. This is an ideal pet for the younger family who has younger children around. Their high energy personalities would be a perfect match for your youngsters and will keep them well occupied. Additionally due to their extensive amount of exercise needed this is an excellent way to teach your children responsibility by having them walk the cherished pet. It is a win-win for everyone.

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2 Labrador Retriever

Known for their excellent hunting skills, the Labrador Retriever were once used to help fisherman to collect fish from the sea. In addition to these incredible skills, this adorable breed makes a perfect guide dog for the blind and have even been trained as search and rescue dogs. They are easy to train and would make an excellent companion wherever they are needed. They have a strong desire to keep their masters happy and are quite the loyal breed to say the least. Another must have for families.

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3 Beagle

Living in packs for hundreds of years the Beagle is one of the happiest breeds around. They have a strong sense of smell which often times can get them into some mischief. They are always up to meeting new friends.

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4 Boxer

Boxers just love to be around people especially younger children. They are quite affectionate and are very protective of the families they live with especially children. This is a perfect pet for families who could use an extra set of eyes on their youngster.

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5 Staffordshire Bull Terrier

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier whose roots are from England is also known as “The Children’s Nursemaid” or “The Nanny Dog” due to their tolerance and affection for children. The breed is highly intelligent and very affectionate. The Staffordshire Bull Terrier have also been seen in dog shows and make an excellent companion.

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6 Cavaller King Charles Spaniel

Used as a companion for hundreds of years by wealthy families, the Cavaller King Charles Spaniel can often be depicted in many paintings. These friendly pets make another great addition to any family with children.

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7 Poodle

Very smart and active Poodles do very well in obedience training and have an affable personality and are quite outgoing. The breed comes in three size toy, miniature, and standard. These fun loving pets have performed for years in circuses and are quite an impressive breed to say the least.

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8 Boston Terrier

These gentle dogs are also known as “The American Gentlemen” thanks to their tuxedo skin tone and pleasant temperament. Whoever this breed lives with rest assured they will remain loyal and be by your side the entire day. A great dog to have in any family.

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9 Pembroke Welsh Corgi

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi’s are the most competitive and family friendly breeds around. They are quite easy to train.

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10 Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

This breed just loves to work. With its rich French roots and its natural training to hunt rabbits and other small animals they will definitely keep you moving. They are ideal for any busy family who needs to keep active.

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