Top playful, kid-safe dogs for fun families

The ever-popular Labrador Retriever has earned its ranking as America's number one family dog. 


The Golden Retriever is another quintessential family dog breed. Like the Lab, Goldens are patient, smart, and happy to join any family activity. 

Golden retriever

Beagles stay puppy-like and mischievous their whole lives, with a merry personality perfect for lively families


Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are an affectionate toy breed well-suited for even apartment living, as long as they receive daily walks.


Their spirited personality shines through as they play energetically with children before settling in to snuggle.


Boxers are loyal companions with plenty of silly quirks families will love interacting with


Many herding breeds like Collies and Shetland Sheepdogs also make active, upbeat additions for families.


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