Top 10 Family Dogs

Dogs are one of the most playful and family friendly animals there are, whether it’d be for protection or a happy loving dog for a family. When families are in search of an animal to be a part of their family, dogs are usually the outcome, due to how great they are with people.


Incredibly energetic and friendly, Beagles are fantastic family dogs. They tend to bond with their families, and are very friendly with strangers, making them amazing family dogs for various types of people.

Bernese Mountain Dog

The Bernese Mountain Dogs are somewhat large but more calm and friendly than anything. They are referred to as “gentle giants” due to their size and how cooperative they truly are. This breed is very easy to train and get along with. The only downfall with this breed is its size, they aren’t quite fit for small living areas, but besides that, they are great dogs all around.

Golden Retriever


One of the most popular dogs in America is the Golden Retriever, known for their playfulness and loving features. They are extremely social and easy to bond with. This breed is the typical family dog because they’re well sized, social, easy to train and get can get along with most people.


This breed is energetic and athletic, knowing this, they are extremely active and are very friendly. Brittany’s love to be around people and don’t like being left alone. These dogs are best suited for larger families willing to spend time with them.

Curly-Coated Retriever

The Curly-Coated Retriever is very intelligent, athletic, and loyal. Most people looking for a family dog would love this one, mainly due to how easy they are to train and take care of due to their curly coated fur.


The Boxer is one of the most friendly dogs on this list. They love being around both children and adults. This breed is very energetic and loves playful interactions.


Dalmatians are one of the best pets to have. They are extremely active, they love playful interactions, and they can create loving bonds with anyone. These dogs are even known to have relationships with horses, also making them good farm pets.

Dogue de Bordeaux

Aside from the drooling, this breed is incredibly lovable and has an amazing temperament. The Dogue de Bordeaux is very affectionate and does really well with children.


Don’t let their size be intimidating, the Newfoundland is very lovable, cooperative and sluggish. Making him not the most active dog, but they are friendly and willing to play where they lie.


Known for their hilariously wrinkled face, the Bulldog is a very social and a loving dog, to both children and adults. This breed also does pretty well with strangers and is for the most part not too athletic. Although, they do need moderate exercise as any other dog would.