What is the best breed of family dog that is less than 30lbs.?
Let me start by congratulating you for being responsible for asking questions before you just choose a dog based on appearance. Would that more people would do so. There are many good breeds of family dogs, but none are good unless you are willing to put the time and effort into properly training and caring for the dog. I do mean NONE are good, unless you put the effort into them. You can’t just sling food at them once a day and kick them out in the backyard to do their business and expect them to be good dogs. Dogs are social creatures who normally live in a pecking order in a pack. You have to provide the pecking order and the pack. You have to provide the social interaction. You have to provide enough exercise that they are tired instead of bored. If you don’t do those things, any dog will be bad. Almost any dog can be a good dog if you are willing to provide the above, although some clearly stand out. All dogs have their down side. It is a trade off, no matter what you get. Most br