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  1. Joanne2412

    Joanne2412 PetForums Junior

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    Hi

    I have 3 children aged 8, 5 and 2 and i am looking to get a puppy. Can anyone recommend amedium to small sized dog which is good with children, I'm leaning towards getting a pup as I feel that it would be better for getting used to the children. Any ideas welcome. Thanks :)
     
  2. hi and welcome.
    I dont really know too much about different breeds other than the breed i own which is a Rottweiler.
    Im sure someone on here can help though. which ever breed you decide make sure you do your homework and read up as much info as poss to make sure its the dog for you.
     
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    FREE SPIRIT PetForums VIP

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    Hiya and welcome :D
     
  4. Yourgifts Ourgifts

    Yourgifts Ourgifts PetForums VIP

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    Hi and welcome to PF..Think everyone is going to be bias towards there own pet as i would be myself, but a pup sounds like a good idea..;)
     
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    purrlover PetForums Senior

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    hi ya and welcome ive got a westie . shes wonderful ,would recomend the breed
    julie xx
     
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    Welcome to PF xxx
     
  7. JANICE199

    JANICE199 PetForums VIP

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    Hi and welcome to the forums.How about a toy or miniture poodle.:D:D
     
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    Hi and welcome, I have a collie cross cav he is 12 years old I have never met a dog with such a lovely nature, he have had babies and children around him and he have never ever bitten once, he is so laid back, then I have a Shih Tzu named SukiSue she is 8 yrs old, and too have a wonderull nature, can be a bit iffy near new kids if they run up to her, will give a warning growl. But have never bitten, then there are my two little chihuahua's they are not suitable around little babies as they are so small and could get accidently hurt, on saying that there are many people who have them and no probs at all, you have to watch them, I havent had any probs with mine.
    Any breed you get will be good with kids as long as you bring them up ok and the children are not boistrous and too overpowering with it from the begining, which will make the puppy aggressive and you dont want that. I like the Bicheon Freise (havent spelt that right), Cavalier King Charles are stunning and good with kids. my daughter have one, and she is soo good. (I used to have one many years ago). Let us know what you choose ok.
     
  10. staceydawlz

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    what about a labrador? iv got a 13week old puppy and my daughter is 1 1/2years old she is the most loving natured pup iv had yet!! i did choose the quietest pup breeder told me she was a big sook so she was mine!!
     
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    Hi and welcome our newest member is a Westie as well.
     
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