7 Dogs You Shouldn t Get If You Have Kids


Chow Chow: While beautiful and loyal, Chow Chows can be aloof and possessive, potentially reacting poorly to a child s unpredictable behavior.


Dalmatian: Known for their high energy and strong prey drive, Dalmatians may unintentionally knock over or chase after small children, posing a risk.


Australian Cattle Dog: Extremely intelligent and active, Australian Cattle Dogs require extensive exercise and mental stimulation, which may be challenging to manage with young children.


Siberian Husky: With a strong pack mentality and tendency to roam, Huskies may not easily adapt to the structured environment necessary for child safety.


Bullmastiff: Despite their gentle nature, Bullmastiffs are large and powerful dogs that may accidentally harm a child during playtime due to their size.


Bull Terrier: Though affectionate and loyal, Bull Terriers have a strong prey drive and may display rough play behavior that could be too much for young children to handle.


English Bulldog: While typically good-natured, English Bulldogs can have health issues that require extra attention, making them less suitable for families with the added responsibility of caring for children.