What kind of dog is best for a family of 5?

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asked Feb 18, 2016 in Pets by Bluelion8 (470 points)
My family has 5 members. My parents and 3 children. We all want a dog really bad, but we don't really have extra money to spend on a dog right now. So in the meantime, I want to figure out what dog is best for a family like mine? Nothing very expensive, it has to be good with older children (I'm a teenager my siblings are in grade school), a breed that is light on shedding, can be easily trained, and it can't be violent. Any suggestions, recommendations, or comments would really help. Thanks!

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answered Feb 23, 2016 by Arhaynes (520 points)
I'd recommend either a golden or a Labrador they are both playful and energetic perfect for a family with children, if goldens or ladradors arent what your looking for try to avoid picking smaller dogs if there are children in your family pick mid - larger dogs as they are more friendly with children unlike smaller dogs.
commented Feb 24, 2016 by Bluelion8 (470 points)
Ok thank you!!

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