Top 10 Dog Breeds for Kids and Families

3. Bull Terrier


The idea of most people when it comes to choosing dog breeds for kids and families is the appearance of the dog. Bull Terriers sometimes look intimidating. However, in reality, they are adorable and loyal pets that you want to have in your home.

Officially recognized in AKC in 1885, Bull Terriers are easily recognizable with their egg heads. Bull Terriers are known for being both stubborn and independent. If you plan on getting a Bull Terrier, it is a good idea to have prior experience in handling dogs. However, what makes this the perfect dog for your home is its temperament when it comes to children and adults.

There are some particular health issues that you have to remember when it comes to bull terriers. For instance, deafness occurs on 20% of white bull terriers. It is also a common occurrence wherein they suffer from allergic reactions from mosquito bites.