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Top 10 Kid-Friendly Dog Breeds

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Best Dogs for Kids, Pug

Pug


That squishy face! Most pugs love human attention and clowning around but are also low-key and gentle enough with kids. Just be ready for some snoring and snorting due to their short nose.

Average weight: 13 to 20 pounds

Pro: easy grooming, average shedding, not barky

Con: prone to colds, allergies, and breathing problems

One parent says: "Our pug loves children big and small. Our toddler is very rough with our pug, and he just takes it and walks away. He runs around to entertain our toddler and gets going even more when our toddler is laughing. He goes out to the playground and waits for the children to come and play with him every morning."

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