Lookingf or a first dog can be confusing when there are so many breeds out there.Lookingf or a first dog can be confusing when there are so many breeds out there.
Lookingf or a first dog can be confusing when there are so many breeds out there.

First Time Dogs: These are 10 best breeds of adorable dog for inexperienced owners - including the loving Labrador Retriever 🐶

If you’ve never had a dog before, these are the breeds best suited for inexperienced puppy parents.

A huge number of us decided to welcome new puppies into our homes over the last few years – Kennel Club figures show dog ownership has soared to record levels, with around one-in-three UK households including at least one four-legged friend of the canine persuasion.

There are a whopping 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, alongside numerous crossbreeds, so there’s plenty of thinking to do before you select your family’s latest addition.

One thing to take into consideration is whether you are an experienced or new dog owner, with certain breeds far more challenging than others for newcomers to the canine club.

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Of course, depending on your lifestyle and circumstances there’s no one size fits all approach – but first time owners should consider breeds that tend to be easy to train, eager to please, and friendly.

Here are the 10 best breeds for first-time dog owners, according to the American Kennel Club.

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