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While every dog is an individual, some breeds tend to do better in families than others. NomNomNow, a pet food delivery service, has put together a list of 15 breeds that are great for families of all ages. The criteria they used were temperament, trainability, and the amount of maintenance each of the breeds requires, and the list is ordered by popularity of each breed. Is your dog’s breed listed?
You probably know that some breeds of dog are more predisposed to developing certain health problems than others. Some of this is due to genetics and some of it is based on the dog’s shape or physical attributes. Healthline has compiled a list of some of the most common dog breeds and the conditions that tend to ail them. Find out whether your pooch is prone to hip dysplasia, epilepsy, ear infections, and more.
Whether you have a new baby or your babies are now teenagers, if you’re getting a dog, you will want to choose one who will be gentle with small children and energetic with bigger kids. This article identifies 18 of the best dog breeds for families with kids. You’ll find classic family dogs like Labrador retrievers and Collies, of course, but you’ll also find some more exotic breeds of all sizes that you should consider adding to your family.
Each year the American Kennel Club releases their list of the most popular dog breeds, and this year, Pet Valu has gathered the information about what makes each of these common breeds so popular. Find out which of the most popular breeds are best with children, which are the most loyal, and which require a lot of grooming. Knowing ahead of time about the quirks of your chosen breed will help you become a better dog owner!