Top 5 Best Dog Breeds for First Time Owners

1.Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

This gentle, affectionate Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is known for being adaptable and well-behaved with all types of people, from small children to the elderly. The Cav is very trainable and gets along well with strangers. Although they require a lot of regular care and an average amount of exercise, overall they are a low-maintenance breed.


The Poodle is an exceptionally smart breed that continues to excel in all types of dog sports. The breed also comes in three size varieties, which may contribute to the fact that the Poodle can also accommodate living quarters of almost any size. Their nearly-hypoallergenic coat can reduce allergic reactions, but Poodles require grooming to maintain their coat.

3.shih tzu

The Shih Tzu is also a great companion and household pet with a lively and friendly attitude. They require fairly minimal exercise and their long, luxurious coat can be kept in a “puppy cut” to keep maintenance easier.


Whippets love to run and most of the time, they make excellent house dogs. They are very quiet when roaming around the living room of the house, often spending most of the day sleeping. Their natural attachment to people makes them happiest when kept as house pets.

5.Labrador dog

The Lab has been one of the most popular breeds in America for decades for a reason and this extremely loyal and affectionate breed does well with children, is extremely trainable and is also friendly with strangers. The Labrador Retriever lives best in an active home where they can also run around


The Papillion is a small, friendly member of the toy group with a fine bone structure. They are known to be alert small dogs that are not shy or aggressive. The Papillon is a happy breed, they love to play outside

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