Best Family Dog: Shepherd

Australia Shepherds are noted for their beautiful coats, strong work ethic, and eagerness to please. Consider whether this breed makes good family pets.  

Australian Shepherds are ideal for active, dedicated families. They're friendly, trainable, and nice with kids. However, they require more time and effort than most dogs.  

We'll examine whether an Australian Shepherd is ideal for you and 11 reasons why they make great family dogs in this article.  

They'll like hiking with you, running about with the kids, and cuddling on the couch after a long day.  

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Puppy and child separation may be necessary until the dog is trained and teething.  

Many Australian Shepherds try to herd toddlers by nipping heels, making it difficult for them to learn not to.   

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