If you have small children, the kind of dog you incorporate into your family is important. To be family furiendly, the breed has to be naturally gentle, agreeable, and calm. You also want a dog who has a lot of energy because children have way too much, and if they can work off some of that with your pooch, that’s just furfect. The size of the breed is not really important unless you are living in a small apartment, but you don’t want a dog that is so small and dainty that your kids may hurt it. In fact, larger dogs are typically gentler and more docile than little ones, and they can provide protection for your family as well. Here are our top choices of dog breeds that are pawrfect for young families.