Dogs 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets  

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

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

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Airedale Terrier 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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Basset Hound is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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American Pit Bull Terrier 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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Great Dane 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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Shih Tzu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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West Highland White Terrier is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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Miniature Siberian Husky is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Miniature Siberian Husky

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

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Wire Hair Fox Terrier is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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

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Papillon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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

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

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Collie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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Flat-Coated Retriever is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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

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

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Kemmer Stock Hybrid Squirrel D... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Kemmer Stock Hybrid Squirrel Dog

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

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

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Maremma Sheepdog is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Maremma Sheepdog

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Miniature Pinscher is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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

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

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Northern Inuit dog is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Northern Inuit dog

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German Wirehaired Pointer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets

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

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

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

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Pembroke Welsh Corgi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Pembroke Welsh Corgi

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Chinook is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Chinook

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McNab is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
McNab

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

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

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

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

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