dogs The Best Dogs for Babies  

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For many children, some of the most cherished moments from their childhood are the good times spent with happy, loyal dog. Pups are not just a pet to be fed, walked, and washed on a daily basis. These dogs actually become members of the family. And for good reason. Dogs are intelligent,energetic, and friendly, giving as much love to your family as you give to each other. The qualities of a good dog are all amazing qualities to impart on your baby. With the right dog, your baby will learn responsibility at a young age,while getting all the extra love they’d ever need. This list is the answer tothe question, “What are the best dog breeds for a baby?”

This list includes large loving dogs, like golden retrievers and collies, to the most obedient small breeds, such as corgis and terriers.The dogs on this list have strong qualities like intelligence, loyalty, and friendliness to people of all ages.

What puppies would get along great with your infant child? Your choice in dog will, of course, depend on individual and family taste.However, it’s important to look for a dog who can get along with humans at any age, show obedience, and give all the love a person could ever need. This list covers the sort of dogs you’d want around your beloved children.

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Golden Retriever is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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Labrador Retriever is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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German Shepherd Dog is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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107 42
Newfoundland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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96 43
St. Bernard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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104 54
Pitbull is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies
jimmy-johns added Pitbull

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Great Pyrenees is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies
AndrewMiller added Great Pyrenees

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Collie is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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84 45
Beagle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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77 45
Great Dane is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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72 43
Shetland Sheepdog is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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69 41
Welsh Corgi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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78 49
Bulldog is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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59 36
Irish Setter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

The Best Dogs for Kids

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57 35
Kuvasz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies
AndrewMiller added Kuvasz

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Bernese Mountain Dog is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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Boxer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies
J.T. Myers added Boxer

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60 41
English Cocker Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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Pug is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies
Pug

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Bearded Collie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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American Eskimo Dog is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

The Very Best Dog Breeds, Ranked

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Bloodhound is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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English Mastiff is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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53 42
Boston Terrier is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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46 37
Scottish Terrier is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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49 40
King Charles Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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American Foxhound is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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44 36
English Foxhound is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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Canadian Eskimo Dog is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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Poodle is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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Field Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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Miniature Schnauzer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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Hungarian Vizsla is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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Polish Lowland Sheepdog is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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Yorkshire Terrier is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies
RachelMacDonald added Yorkshire Terrier

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Bull Terrier is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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Jack Russell Terrier is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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Brittany Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies
Brittany Spaniel

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Wire-haired Vizsla is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies

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Shar-pei is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Dogs for Babies
Tímea Trautsch added Shar-pei