Having a dog in the family brings a multitude of benefits. Not only do they bring you joy and comfort, but these furry ones also improves your quality of life. Additionally, they are some of the best teachers for discipline and empathy.
If you’re thinking of bringing a pup home, it’s important to choose a breed that’s fitting to your lifestyle. Dogs, like humans, have unique personalities depending on their breed. Listed below are 5 dog breeds that are sociable and excellent for families!Golden Retrievers
Known for its friendly demeanour and patience, it’s hardly a surprise to find the Golden Retriever in the list. These canines are also recognised for being smart, kind and are amongst some of the easiest breeds to train. While Goldies need plenty of time exercising and being in the outdoors, they tend to be calm indoors, making it an ideal breed for families with children.Labradors
Similar to Golden Retrievers, Labradors are friendly and relatively easier to handle. They are playful and active yet capable of being calm and obedient once trained appropriately. As with Goldies, Labradors require plenty of exercises and extra indoor space to move about. Labradors are also great at getting along with other pets, children and almost everyone they meet.Beagle
Beagles are sweet-natured and happy-go-lucky pets, making them ideal for families, especially for those with children. These pups are also remarkably active and are happiest when playing outdoors and/or exploring with both children and adults. However, being a hound, beagles can be stubborn and require patience when training it.Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Bred for companionship, a King Charles Spaniel is perfect for families looking for dogs suitable for smaller living spaces. Sweet-natured and gentle personality aside, a King Charles Spaniel appreciate the outdoors and athletic activities. The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel breed is also a great pet for first-time owners and is HDB approved.Poodle
Though perceived to be dainty and fussy, Poodles, in reality, are smart and active dogs. These elegant canines can be found in 2 different sizes – miniature and standard. Each poodle comes with its unique personalities with Standard Poodles being obedient, smart and though they tend to shy away from strangers, they get along well with those familiar to them. Miniature Poodles on the other hand, are obedient, smart and responsive.
So whether you’re looking for a child-friendly dog or a canine that gets along with existing pets, these 5 dog breeds will be your best bet!