Top 3 Dog Breeds for Kids and Cats

Not only is it important for your dog to be friendly and gentle with your kids, but if you have other animals, you certainly want them to get along as well.

Most terriers and sighthounds are breeds to avoid because they are the ones that are most likely to chase after and even kill cats because of their hunting instincts.

Most dog breeds, however, are great with both kids and cats. Here are a few breeds that would get along great with both:

 

# 1 Dog Breed for Kids and Cats – Golden Retriever

Golden retrievers were originally bred for hunting, but this doesn’t mean that they are out to kill.

They have “soft mouths” that are trained to pick up the game without mangling it.

They are reportedly very gentle and easy-going dogs that get along great with other animals.

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# 2 Dog Breed for Kids and Cats – Boxer

Most dogs that are good with little kids are also good with cats.

Boxers are reportedly good with kids, which makes them very friendly with other animals, including cats.

Most boxers are family pets because of their gentle reputation. They are medium-sized dogs that are very relaxed.

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# 1 Dog Breed for Kids and Cats – Bichon Frise

Not only are Bichon Frise’s hypoallergenic, they are also very gentle and playful.

They are small dogs that are roughly the size of a cat, which makes them excellent playmates.

One thing to consider, however, is how vulnerable they are to cat claws.

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