Kid Friendly Dogs Who Are Playful

Looking for a kid-friendly dog who is always ready for a game of frisbee or tug-of-war? Not interested in a “couch-potato” who’s idea of fun is watching paint dry? Then check out our list of kid-friendly dogs who like to play!

1. Australian Terrier


The Aussie makes a wonderful family pet, well suited to families with kids. Read more about Australian Terriers.

2. Bichon Frise


Bichons are good family dogs and wonderful companions for children. Read more about Bichons.

3. Black and Tan Coonhound


Black and Tan Coonhounds are patient and tolerant with children. Read more about Black and Tan Coonhounds.

4. Flat-Coated Retirever


Flat-Coats are great friends for active older children. Read more about Flat Coated Retriever.

5. Golden Retriever


The amiable Golden Retriever isn’t bothered by the noise and commotion of kids — in fact, he thrives on it. Read more about Golden Retriever.

6. Goldendoodle


The Goldendoodle makes a wonderful family pet. Read more about Goldendoogles.

7. Labrador Retriever


The Labrador Retriever not only loves kids, he enjoys the commotion they bring with them. Read more about Labrador Retrievers.

8. Schipperke


Schipperke is a kid friendly dog that is playful. Read more about Schipperkes.

9. Sussex Spaniel


Sussex Spaniels have a calm demeanor and get along well with children. Read more about Sussex Spaniels.

This is a list of kid friendly dogs that are playful. If you are considering getting a dog, please check your local shelters and breed specific rescues.