Labrador Retrievers: Beloved for sweet personalities, intelligence, and versatility. Top US breed, excelling as service, therapy, and hunting dogs.
German Shepherds: Versatile dogs, loyal and intelligent. Ideal for families, police, and search/rescue due to skills and affectionate nature.
Golden Retrievers: Iconic family dogs in '90s media, loving and patient. Excel in search/rescue, therapy roles.
Bernese Mtn Dogs: Swiss breed, gentle giants, protectively rescue in Alps. Loving, family-oriented, and great with kids.
Boxers: affectionate dogs, good with kids. Train to control excitement and jumping. Protective instincts.
Domesticated Alaskan Malamutes: once hunters, now gentle giants ideal for active families; friendly, not suited for guarding.
Get a lovable, hypoallergenic Goldendoodle - intelligent, athletic, great with kids, ideal for allergies.
Basset hounds: loyal & affectionate but stubborn. Like larger breeds in weight. Good with kids & pets when socialized. Mindful of training.
Great Dane: Gentle giant, loyal, calm. Loves kids but watch for bumps. Low exercise needs. 200lbs when grown.
Rottweilers: Playful & affectionate. Good with older kids. Herding instincts. Caution with young children.