Despite all of the possible pets a family could get, the dog is still the most popular. If you have young children, you may be confused about which type of dog is best for you. The following is a list of top dog breeds for young families; perhaps you’ll find one breed you’ll like out of the list.
Choosing a dog to add to your family is a personal choice. However, knowing what dog breeds other families with young children have chosen can make the choice a little easier. Here are some of the breeds most experts and families recommend, in no particular order.
Even though this list is not exhaustive, you can easily find one of these top dog breeds for young families. You may also want to consider going to a shelter and rescuing a ‘mutt’ that needs a loving home. You may be surprised to find mixed breeds to be the best choice for your family.
Owning a pet is a wonderful learning experience for a child. It teaches them job responsibility, and how to care for another living thing. Before you get a pet for your child, however, be aware that even though your child may promise that they’ll look after their pet, you’ll more than likely bear the brunt […]
In choosing the right pet for the family, parents should first consider the health and safety of children. If your child has any allergies, it is best that you consult a health care provider before you decide to adopt a pet. Talk to your child’s doctor whether it is still possible to have a pet. […]
As pet owners, we have certain expectations that surround the development and actions that our pets take in the household. As parents, we also have expectations of what our child is going to accomplish throughout their life. Although there are vast differences between pets and children, there are also many similarities. […]
Many people enjoy getting out on the water during the summer months. Perhaps you’ve experienced the excitement and fun of dinghy sailing. If you’ve never gone sailing before, taking a dinghy out may be what you need to get you hooked. Dinghies provide one of the easier forms of sailing. They don’t require a long learning […]
Research indicates that the incidence of allergies in children is increasing from year to year. This includes allergies to pets. A large percentage of households now include a family member who is allergic to animals. Children can be allergic to all of the common pet species – birds, dogs, cats and small mammals such as rats […]