Have an allergy-prone child? According to Health, poodles might just be the ticket for you since it’s one of the best dog breeds for families. While no dog is completely hypoallergenic, poodles seem to come close, because they appear to produce fewer allergens so they’re one of the best dogs for kids with allergies. They also come in three sizes—standard, miniature, and toy—and an abundance of colours. These adorable goofballs are super-smart, easy to train, adapt well to new situations, and love kids.
An intentional mix of poodles and Labrador retrievers, Labradoodles are as adorable as their name. A medium-shedder, Labradoodles were originally bred to be even-keeled and empathetic, so they could be trained as guide dogs for visually-impaired people. This breed couldn’t be more affectionate, or more adorable. Note that they need lots of exercise and tend to get along great with other dogs.
This Instagram-darling brings with it major cuddle-factor. Their cutie-pie smiling faces and cozying-up tendencies make pugs a popular favourite for children who prefer gentle play to roughhousing. These playful pups were bred to be lap dogs and adore being around people. They’re clever, quiet, and make great family pets.
If you catch your pup sighing, this is what he’s trying to tell you.
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