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Dog and Child Safety | Family dogs, and which breeds to avoid

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If you're considering adding a dog to your family, then you're probably doing your research to find the best type of dog to bring into your home.

Amanda van der Walt, a behaviour consultant and dog trainer at Canine Companion, tells Parent24 that there are a number of factors to consider when looking for a dog, and that the breed is important. 

For example, she stresses, a labrador has the most stable temperament, but kids must be taught how to be around dogs, because even a "gatvol Labby" can bite if startled or pestered. 

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