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One of the great things about dogs is they come in all shapes and sizes, which includes different temperaments and traits according to their specific breed. Simply put, some dogs are simply better equipped to deal with children compared to others.
For example, many smaller dogs who are high strung, like Chihuahuas have a very short temper and may not react well to curious toddlers who may poke and prod them. This is not to say that all small animals a good match for small children, but some of them are more patient than others. Want to know the best dog breeds for children, here’s eight examples of dogs that get along very well with children:
When choosing a dog as a pet, don’t forget to think about getting one from your local shelter. According to American Humane Society statistics, 25% of dogs found in these shelters are purebred. Although people who work at shelters may not be able to tell you the exact lineage of a dog, they’ll give you a general idea of what breed of animal it is, how old they are, exactly what you’re getting and what to expect.
Amber Kingsley is a former art history student turned freelance writer who lives in Santa Monica, CA. This travel junkie has a goal to visit every country in the world. She has backpacked through Europe and South America with an eye on conquering Asia next. This peppy, perky writer loves art, photography, and music.
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