The Best Dog Breeds for Children and Pets 

Although canines are often described as "man's best friend," not every puppy will be an ideal fit for your family. 

Labrador retrievers, or labs as they are most often called, are quite popular in the UK and Canada.  

The American Kennel Club reports that they are the most beloved canine breed in the US. 

Morgan goes on to say that these dogs are usually more tolerant of small children than many smaller breeds. 

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Despite the difficulty in doing so, golden retrievers are among the most beloved canines. 

Golden retrievers are Jim D. Carlson's favorite breed among the many wonderful dogs he has seen in his 21 years as a veterinarian. 

When I think of the ideal family dog and the most patient dog, the golden retriever is one of my first choices as a father. 

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