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Top 10 Kid-Friendly Dog Breeds

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Best Dogs for Kids, Keeshond dog

Keeshond


The fluffy Keeshond is an attention-craving, family-friendly breed that looks like a smaller version of a Samoyed or Husky. Keeshonds quickly become a part of the family and are generally great playmates for kids.

Average weight: 35 to 65 pounds

Pro: moderate activity level

Con: requires regular brushing and grooming

One parent says: "Keeshonds are extremely loving. They live to please their human family. This breed requires more attention than most and will do anything to get that attention. They refuse to be ignored."

Next: Labrador Retriever

August 28, 2014



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