9 Breeds That Are Good House Dogs & Perfect for Families

Intelligent, loyal and great with children.

1. Labrador Retriever

Lively, intelligent, and low-maintenance, making them well suited for families.

2. Beagles

Loyal, protective, and versatile working dog, but wary of strangers.

3. German Shepherd

Energetic, friendly and loyal, especially good for families with children.

4. Boxer

Energetic and independent, not recommended for families with children or new pet owners.

5. Dachshund

Glorious and energetic, not ideal for families with children or those looking for a low-yielding breed.

6. Siberian Husky

Gentle giants, loyal to their people, but due to their size they require ample space and care.

7. Great Dane

Alert, playful and highly trainable, suitable for families with children.

8. Miniature Schnauzer

A toy breed with a friendly temperament, better suited to older children or those with whom the dog has been raised.

9. Shih Tzu