nature 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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67 23
Boxer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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44 11
Golden Retriever is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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36 18
Airedale Terrier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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34 17
Bulldog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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17 5
Miniature Siberian Husky is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Miniature Siberian Husky
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17 5
Great Dane is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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18 7
Miniature Schnauzer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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14 4
St. Bernard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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18 9
Basset Hound is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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14 6
American Bulldog is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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11 4
Collie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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12 6
West Highland White Terrier is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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19 13
American Pit Bull Terrier is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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14 9
American Staffordshire Terrier is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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9 4
Flat-Coated Retriever is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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13 9
Siberian Husky is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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10 6
Papillon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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10 7
Boston Terrier is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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7 5
Welsh Terrier is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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7 5
Finnish Hound is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Finnish Hound
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7 5
Pembroke Welsh Corgi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Pembroke Welsh Corgi
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9 8
Goldendoodle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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7 6
Dalmatian is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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6 5
American Eskimo Dog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
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6 5
Patterdale Terrier is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 50+ Friendly Dog Breeds That Make Great Pets
Patterdale Terrier