7 Worst Dog Breeds for Kids

Chow Chows are known for their independent nature, which may not always mesh well with the needs of children. Their aloofness can make them less patient with kids.

Chow Chow

Bullmastiffs are gentle giants but may unintentionally knock over smaller children due to their size and enthusiasm.


Afghan Hounds can be aloof and have a strong prey drive, which may not be safe around smaller pets or children.

Afghan Hound

Shiba Inus are known for their independence and can be less tolerant of rough play or mischief.

Shiba Inu

Dalmatians have a high energy level, and their exuberance may not always align with the needs of small children.


Basenjis are highly energetic and can be a handful to manage around kids due to their strong hunting instincts.


Bull Terriers are strong-willed and may not always be patient with children, especially if provoked or bothered.

Bull Terrier

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