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If you are interested in getting a friendly dog, you aren't alone. Families with young children or newborns certainly need a friendly dog breed that will co-exist peacefully with the little ones. Others have guests over often, and need a friendly dog that will behave in front of company. Since dogs that are friendly make great pets for many different reasons, we've created this interactive list of popular friendly dog breeds for dog lovers to vote on.

Maybe you're a fan of the Golden Retriever, a breed beloved for its cheerful attitude towards children and other pets. Or perhaps you prefer the lively little Miniature Pinscher, whose curious attitude and energetic temperament make it a wonderful pet for more experienced owners.

If you already own a friendly dog, then you are the perfect voter for this list. For those of you thinking about adopting a friendly dog, use this ranked list to become more informed about each of these canines.
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Boxer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Airedale Terrier is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Golden Retriever is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Bulldog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Miniature Schnauzer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Great Dane is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Basset Hound is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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American Staffordshire Terrier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Shih Tzu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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American Bulldog is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Siberian Husky is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Argentine Dogo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Collie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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Wire Hair Fox Terrier is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

The Cutest Mixed Dog Breeds

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American Pit Bull Terrier is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Lhasa Apso is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Papillon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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West Highland White Terrier is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Welsh Terrier is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Welsh Terrier

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Beagador is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Beagador

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Miniature Siberian Husky is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Miniature Siberian Husky

What's Your Phobia?

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Patterdale Terrier is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Patterdale Terrier

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American Akita is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Pomeranian is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Miniature Pinscher is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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German Wirehaired Pointer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Boston Terrier is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Flat-Coated Retriever is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Stabyhoun is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Stabyhoun

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Finnish Hound is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Finnish Hound

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Russian Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Russian Spaniel

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Goldendoodle is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Portuguese Podengo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Portuguese Podengo

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Austrian Pinscher is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Austrian Pinscher

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American Water Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

The Top 10 Oldest Living Things on Earth

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Silken Windhound is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Silken Windhound

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Plummer Terrier is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Plummer Terrier

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Hortaya Borzaya is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Hortaya Borzaya

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Norwegian Buhund is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Norwegian Buhund

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Lakeland Terrier is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Lakeland Terrier

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Dunker is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Dunker

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Sapsali is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Sapsali

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Olde English Bulldogge is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Olde English Bulldogge

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Petit Bleu de Gascogne is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Petit Bleu de Gascogne

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Kemmer Stock Hybrid Squirrel D... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Kemmer Stock Hybrid Squirrel Dog

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Tahltan Bear Dog is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Tahltan Bear Dog

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Huntaway is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Huntaway

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Maremma Sheepdog is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Maremma Sheepdog

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Finnish Lapphund is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Boykin Spaniel is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets