Saint Bernards are most famously known for search-and-rescue missions in cold mountain settings, but they are also excellent family pets and love children.
The Keeshond is an active and lively dog who is great with children.
If you’re looking for a low-maintenance but energetic, family-friendly dog who loves the outdoors, you’ll find it in the Rat Terrier.
Don’t let the aristocratic appearance fool you — Salukis are fast, active dogs and are not for everyone. Read all about this ancient dog breed.
The Old English Sheepdog is a fun, energetic bundle of fluff who needs some major coat maintenance.
Boxers are affectionate, playful dogs who are great for families with children. However, it’s important to understand that Boxers have unique health risks.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds were bred as hunting dogs, but they also make great family pets.
The Puli is an active dog with herding instincts and a unique coat.
Boston Terriers are fun, smart little dogs who love being around people and families. Find out more in our profile of “the American Gentleman.”
Shar-Pei dogs are devoted to their humans and come in cute, wrinkled packages.
Not just an iconic firehouse symbol, Dalmatians are active dogs who thrive on human companionship, so they’re great pets for families.
The Pug, one of the spunkiest toy breeds, is also one of the oldest breeds of dog. Find out what else makes Pugs so irresistible.
Bloodhounds are known for their excellent tracking abilities, but they are also affectionate family pets who get along well with kids and other pets.
Rottweilers are intelligent, loyal and protective dogs with ancient roots in Rome. Learn much more in this Rottweiler dog breed profile.
Years ago, Finnish Lapphunds herded reindeer. Now they herd sheep and are adorable companion pets who get along great with other dogs and kids.