Myth Busted! Why Bulldogs are Great for Kids

Why Bulldogs are Great for Kids

Adding a dog as a new member to your family can be a great overall experience. When you are looking to add a new dog to your family, one type to consider getting is a bulldog. While some people believe bulldogs are not great for kids, this could be a huge misconception. There are several reasons why bulldogs can be a great addition to your family and home.

Myth Busted! Why Bulldogs are Great for Kids
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Not Much Exercise is Needed

One of the main reasons why people with children like to get bulldogs is because they do not require too much exercise. Compared to other types of dogs, bulldogs do not have much stamina. While this may not seem like a big thing, it often makes it much easier for children to keep up with a dog during the day if it is not high on energy. Further, it will need just as much rest as your kids will.

Bulldogs Like Human Contact

One of the concerns that people have is that their dogs will not like all of the physical contact that kids can provide. However, many bulldog breeds, including French bulldogs puppies, love to be petted by their family. This can make them a great option for people with kids in their family.

They Love Affection

Overall, bulldogs are great because they like to interact with people. While there are some dog types that like to be left alone, bulldogs tend to have great social skills and live well with people. Even those that have young kids will find that their bulldogs will interact well with the unpredictable nature of small kids.

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Bulldogs are Not Too Big

Finally, if you have small children, a bulldog is often a great pet because they tend to be smaller than other types of breeds. When you are looking for a dog, the last thing that you will want is to have a dog that is so big that it will knock your kids over. With a bulldog, it is more than likely that your child will be taller than the dog, which can be less intimidating for both the dog and the child.

Ultimately, when you are looking for a dog for your family, it is important that you carefully consider your family.’s needs. In many situations, a bulldog could be a great addition to your home. However, you should carefully consider the responsibilities that come with owning a dog to make sure that you are up for it.


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2 thoughts on “Myth Busted! Why Bulldogs are Great for Kids”

  1. It doesn’t matter which breed of dog it is. If we treat him/her properly and take care of all the needs it will be friendly to us. Dogs are rarely the negative aspect of a Human-Dog relationship!


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