Labrador Retrievers, like Golden Retrievers, are loving and willing to help. Labs are pet-friendly, but their playfulness and curiosity may frighten your 20-year-old grouchy cat.
Beagles are smart and loving, despite their association with hunting and the 'Shiloh' book series and film. They're gentle but playful and prefer human and canine company.
Poodles need to be clipped regularly, but their gentle nature toward other pets, especially dogs and cats, makes them a contender for best dog breed for multi-pet households.
If you have other active dogs, this herding breed is ideal. Social dogs need attention from you or other dogs. Aussies are destructive and lonely without friends. Your pets will love an Aussie!
Cocker Spaniels are friendly and get along with everyone, making them ideal pets for multi-pet households. They're great socializers, so they'll play with other dogs and cats.
Border Collies are great family pets, but they're also good at making friends with other pets. They love to play with other dogs and cats, who may swat at your Collie to start playtime.
Maltese dogs are small but adaptable, even in multi-pet households. The gentle Maltese dog breed is a great addition to your furry family. Maltese dogs don't mind playing with bigger dogs.