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Best Family Dogs

Best Family Dogs

Best Family Dogs: The different types and breeds in the category of Best Family Dogs have several characteristics in common. They must be friendly towards, kids and children, non aggressive, their temperament must suit a family environment and the size and energy level of the dog should be chosen to suit the family lifestyle. 

What are the common characteristics of dogs that we describe as family friendly? To be one of the best dogs for families they must be gentle, friendly, trainable and even tempered. Our list of four legged friends that make the best family dogs are based on this set of criteria. Whether your family is searching for for big, small or medium size dog, a pure bred or 'Designer Dog' you are sure to find a breed that you will find particularly interesting and meets your family needs.

Best Family Dogs - American Cocker Spaniel: The medium sized, sociable, trusting, even tempered American Cocker Spaniel belongs to the Sporting Dog Group (AKC:1884) and used as a Bird Flusher and retriever.

Best Family Dogs - Aussiedoodle: The various sized, energetic, playful, faithful Aussiedoodle belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Australian Shepherd / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - Basset Hound: The medium sized, devoted, steadfast, sweet-tempered Basset Hound belongs to the Hound Dog Group (AKC:1935) and used as a Hunting Dog.

Best Family Dogs - Beauceron: The medium to large-sized, calm, protective, loving Beauceron belongs to the Herding Dogs Group and used as Watchdogs, Hunting & Herding Dogs.

Best Family Dogs - Belgian Malinois: The medium to large sized, hard-working, loving, protective Belgian Malinois belongs to the Herding Dogs Group (AKC:1959) and used as Watchdogs and Farm Dogs.

Best Family Dogs - Bichon Frise: The small sized, playful, sweet-tempered, cheerful Bichon Frise belongs to the Non Sporting Dog Group (AKC:1972) and used as a Performer, Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - Border Collie: The medium sized, energetic, responsive, steadfast Border Collie belongs to the Herding Dogs Group (AKC:1995) and used as a Watchdog and Farm Dog.

Best Family Dogs - Brussels Griffon: The small sized, inquisitive, companionable, alert Brussels Griffon belongs to the Toy Dogs Group (AKC:1910 and used as a Watchdog and Stable Dog.

Best Family Dogs - Cardigan Welsh Corgi: The medium sized, loving, sweet-tempered, devoted Cardigan Welsh Corgi belongs to the Herding Dogs Group (AKC:1935) and used as a Watchdog and Farm Dog.

Best Family Dogs - Cavalier King Charles Spaniel: The small sized, social, courageous, loving Cavalier King Charles Spaniel belongs to the Toy Dogs Group (AKC:1995) and used as a Bird Flusher and lapdog.

Best Family Dogs - Cavapoo: The small to medium sized, playful, sociable, faithful Cavapoo belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - Cheagle: The small sized, sharp, outgoing, playful Cheagle belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Chihuahua / Beagle) and used as a Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - Chinese Crested: The small sized, lively, loving, playful Chinese Crested belongs to the Toy Dogs Group (AKC:1991) and used as a Hunting and Lapdog.

Best Family Dogs - Chorkie: The small sized, faithful, headstrong, clever Chorkie belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Chihuahua / Yorkshire Terrier) and used as a Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - Chug: The small sized, attentive, active, faithful Chug belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Chihuahua / Pug) and used as a Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - Cockapoo: The small sized, faithful, happy, loving Cockapoo belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Cocker Spaniel / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - Cocker Spaniel (English): The medium sized, faithful, clever, loving Cocker Spaniel (English) belongs to the Sporting Dog Group (AKC:1945) and used as a Watchdog and Hunting Dog.

Best Family Dogs - Collie: The medium sized, energetic, steadfast, faithful Collie belongs to the Herding Dogs Group (AKC:1995) and used as a Watchdog and Farm Dog.

Best Family Dogs - Corky: The small to medium sized, lively, independent, responsive Corky belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Yorkshire Terrier / American Cocker Spaniel) and used as a Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - Double Doodle: The large sized, good natured, clever, faithful Double Doodle belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Golden Retriever or Labrador Retriever / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - Doxiepoo: The small to medium sized, unpredictable, clever and loving Doxiepoo belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Dachshund / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - English Cocker Spaniel: The medium sized, faithful, clever, loving English Cocker Spaniel belongs to the Sporting Dog Group (AKC:1945) and used as a Watchdog and Hunting Dog.

Best Family Dogs - English Springer Spaniel: The medium sized, energetic, playful, loving, sweet-tempered English Springer Spaniel belongs to the Sporting Dog Group (AKC:1910) and used as a Bird flusher and retrieving dog.

Best Family Dogs - English Toy Spaniel: The small sized, sweet-tempered, loving, reserved English Toy Spaniel belongs to the Toy Dogs Group (AKC:1886) and used for Bird flushing and a lapdog.

Best Family Dogs - German Shepherd: The large sized, self-assured, curious, faithful German Shepherd belongs to the Herding Dogs Group (AKC:1908) and used as a Watchdog and Farm Dog.

Best Family Dogs - Golden Retriever: The medium to large sized, trustworthy, loving, self-assured Golden Retriever belongs to the Sporting Dog Group (AKC:1925) and used as a Retriever and Hunting Dog.

Best Family Dogs - Goldendoodle: The toy, medium to large sized, active, loving, faithful Goldendoodle belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Golden Retriever / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - Havanese: The small sized, companionable, playful, sweet-tempered Havanese belongs to the Toy Dogs Group (AKC:1996) and used as a Performer and Lapdog.

Best Family Dogs - Havapoo: The small to medium sized, loving, responsive, playful Havapoo belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Havanese / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - Hovawart: The medium to large sized, devoted, even tempered, active Hovawart belongs to the Working Dog Group and used as a Herding and Watchdog.

Best Family Dogs - Irish Doodle: The medium to large sized, clever, dedicated, amiable Irish Doodle belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Irish Setter / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - Irish Setter: The large sized, energetic, loving, independent Irish Setter belongs to the Sporting Dog Group (AKC:1884) and used as a Gun Dog.

Best Family Dogs - Irish Terrier: The medium sized, protective, lively, dominant Irish Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dog Group (AKC:1885) and used as a Watchdog and Hunting Dog.

Best Family Dogs - Kelpie: The medium sized, energetic, friendly, loyal Kelpie belongs to the Herding (Rare Dog Breed) group and used as a Watchdog and Herding dog.

Best Family Dogs - Labradoodle: The toy, small, medium sized to large affectionate, intelligent, friendly Labradoodle belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Labrador Retriever / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Guide Dog.

Best Family Dogs - Labrador Retriever: The medium sized, friendly, gentle, out-going Labrador Retriever belongs to the Sporting Dog Group (AKC:1917) and used as a Gun Dog.

Best Family Dogs - Maltese: The small sized, easygoing, active, responsive Maltese belongs to the Toy Dogs Group (AKC:1888) and used as a Companion and Lapdog.

Best Family Dogs - Maltipoo: The small sized, loving, playful, clever Maltipoo belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Maltese / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - Newfoundland Dog: The large to giant sized, courageous, loyal, sociable Newfoundland Dog belongs to the Working Dog Group (AKC:1886) and used as a Watchdog, Hunting & Herding Dog.

Best Family Dogs - Newfypoo: The large sized, clever, loyal, calm Newfypoo belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Poodle / Newfoundland) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - Norfolk Terrier: The small sized, companionable, spirited, fearless Norfolk Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dog Group (AKC:1979) and used as a Watchdog and Hunting Dog.

Best Family Dogs - Old English Sheepdog: The large sized, playful, adaptable, sociable Old English Sheepdog belongs to the Herding Dogs Group (AKC:1888) and used as a Watchdog and Farm Dog.

Best Family Dogs - Papillon: The small sized, energetic, sharp, hardy Papillon belongs to the Toy Dogs Group (AKC:1915) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Lapdog.

Best Family Dogs - Pembroke Welsh Corgi: The small sized, lively, out-going, loving Pembroke Welsh Corgi belongs to the Herding Dogs Group (AKC:1934) and used as a Watchdog and Farm Dog.

Best Family Dogs - Pomapoo: The toy / small sized, smart, home-loving, sociable Pomapoo belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Pomeranian / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - Pomchi: The small sized, affable, faithful, fragile Pomchi belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Pomeranian / Chihuahua) and used as a Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - Pomeranian: The small sized, active, sociable, playful Pomeranian belongs to the Toy Dogs Group (AKC:1888) and used as a Companion and Lapdog.

Best Family Dogs - Poodle: The medium sized, faithful, active, sharp Poodle belongs to the Non Sporting Dog Group (AKC:1887) and used as a Watchdog and Gun Dog.

Best Family Dogs - Pug: The small sized, loving, courageous, faithful Pug belongs to the Toy Dogs Group (AKC:1885) and used as a Companion and Lapdog.

Best Family Dogs - Pugapoo: The small sized, enthusiastic, loving, lovable Pugapoo belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Pug / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - Puggle: The small sized, playful, robust, headstrong Puggle belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Pug / Beagle) and used as a Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - Schnoodle: The medium sized, charming, attentive, sharp Schnoodle belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Miniature Schnauzer/ Poodle) and used as a Watchdog and Companion.

Best Family Dogs - Shetland Sheepdog: The medium sized, playful, loving, responsive Shetland Sheepdog belongs to the Herding Dogs Group (AKC:1911) and used as a Farm Dog.

Best Family Dogs - Shih Tzu: The small sized, lively, courageous, loving Shih Tzu belongs to the Toy Dogs Group (AKC:1969) and used as a Companion and Lapdog.

Best Family Dogs - Shihpoo: The small to medium sized, adaptable, fearless, sharp Shihpoo belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Shih Tzu / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - St Berdoodle: The large sized, skillful, loving, faithful St Berdoodle belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Saint Bernard / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - Sussex Spaniel: The medium sized, sociable, calm, loving Sussex Spaniel belongs to the Sporting Dog Group (AKC:1884) and used as a Bird Flusher and retrieving dog.

Best Family Dogs - Vizsla: The medium sized, energetic, loving, protective Vizsla belongs to the Sporting Dog Group (AKC:1943) and used as a Gun Dog.

West Highland White Terrier: The small sized, loving, lively, sweet-tempered West Highland White Terrier belongs to the Terrier Dog Group (AKC:1908) and used as a Watchdog and Hunting Dog.

Best Family Dogs - Whippet: The medium sized, loving, lively, sweet-tempered Whippet belongs to the Hound Dog Group (AKC:1888) and used as a Hunting Dog.

Best Family Dogs - Whoodle: The medium sized, playful, easygoing, clever Whoodle belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Wheaten Terrier / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - Yorkipoo: The small sized, clever, loving, playful Yorkipoo belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Yorkshire Terrier / Poodle) and used as a Watchdog, Companion and Family Pet dog.

Best Family Dogs - Zuchon: The small sized, lively, loving, sociable Zuchon belongs to the Hybrid / Mix group (Bichon Frise / Shih Tzu) and used as a Companion and Family Pet dog.

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