This family-friendly, smart, and fun-loving breed is a favorite in households across America. Their desire to please and gentle disposition also help them excel as guide dogs and search-and-rescue dogs.
Great dogs for apartment dwellers, French Bulldogs have mixed demeanors—sometimes they love to run and play, and sometimes they just want to lie around and be loved.
This breed enjoys participating in outdoor activities for dogs and needs lots of mental & physical stimulation to remain at peak performance.
Ah, the classic Golden Retriever! A very athletic and highly trainable dog breed, the Golden Retriever is another family-friendly pet with a fantastic demeanor.
The Bulldog has a wrinkly face and an extremely lovable disposition. They make great companions and are very calm compared to the other most popular dog breeds on this list.
Their elegant form never goes unnoticed, but their personalities are just as charming as their looks. While sometimes reserved, puppy socialization can help this breed become quite confident.
Conveniently sized with short, low-maintenance coats, the Beagle is a smooth-coated dog breed that’s both peaceful and cheerful.
Large and powerful, Rottweilers are sometimes misunderstood because of their stature. However, they are actually one of the most intelligent dog breeds—easy to train and willing to work.
One of the best active dogs for active families, the German Shorthaired Pointer is an enthusiastic outdoor-loving breed that needs plenty of exercise.
Lovingly referred to as wiener dogs, this comically shaped, social breed is inquisitive about everything and enjoys taking relaxed walks.