Which breed of dog is right for my family…?
Every one here is going to tell the breed of dog they have is the best dog for a family, well a lot of them are wrong. You need to research the many different breeds and make an educated decision on what you think is the best breed for you and your families lifesyle. AKC has a web site with descriptions of all recognized breeds of dog. AKC.org You could also read a few books like Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds, or Idiots Guide to Chosing, Buying and Raising a Dog. If properly trained and embraced as a beloved member of the family, any breed can make a great pet. With that said, some dogs are seen as more “friendly” than others and, as a result, have become extremely popular among families. According to the AKC, the five most popular breeds in the United States are: Labrador Retrievers are by far America’s most popular dog—more than 140,000 Lab puppies were registered last year with the AKC—and have a reputation for being playful, hardworking and affectionate toward children. The Lab is eas