10 Best Family Dogs


Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retriever: Friendly, trainable, and versatile breed. Active with medium barking. Good with children and other dogs. Regular shedding and grooming. Height: Males 22.5-24.5 inches, females 21.5-23.5 inches. Weight: Males 65-80 pounds, females 55-70 pounds. Life expectancy: 10-12 years.


Bulldog: Loyal and adaptable companion. Calm and friendly. Not highly active but requires walks. Good with children and other dogs. Seasonal shedding.

Golden Retriever

Golden Retrievers: Originally bred for wild-fowling, now versatile, intelligent, and popular. Successful in competitions. Recognizable breed.


Beagle: Origin uncertain. Compact size, easy-care coat, and intelligence. Excellent family dog.


Pug: "Multum in parvo" - a lot of dog in a small space. Affectionate and adaptable. Loves being near people and pleasing them. Perfect for apartments or country homes.

Irish Setter

Irish Setter: Popular since the 18th century. Outgoing and trainable. Ideal for active families. High-energy and enjoys outdoor activities.

Brussels Griffon

Brussels Griffon: Hearty, intelligent, and active companion. Thrives on interaction and mental stimulation. Suitable for apartments with exercise outlets.


Newfoundland: Intelligent, loyal, and sweet. Excellent for family. Can perform tasks and act independently in rescue work.


Collie: Legendary herding skills. Strong, loyal, affectionate, responsive, and fast. Suited for active families. High-energy and loves movement.