Owning a dog has a healing effect on the owners. Dogs are especially good for the children, given the fact that they teach responsibility and consistency.

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These animals have been used with children in therapy and have helped children who are developmentally challenged with their nonjudgmental and unquestioning companionship. Children have a friend to turn to who they can trust and love, even when their parents are busy and their friends aren’t available. Below you will find the best ten dog breeds that are ideal for a home with children.

Bulldog

Bulldog

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Beagle

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Bull Terrier

Bull-Terrier

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Border Collie

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Vizsla

Vizsla

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Irish Setter

Irish-Setter

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Poodle

poodle

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Labrador

Labrador

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Golden Retriever

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Boxer

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