Quoting LolaMcKitten:" Shih-Tzu's tend to make great kids dogs. Their small, but not one of the shaky little yappy varieties. ... [snip!] ... ruining the breed by intentionally making them very tiny. A Shih-Tzu's should weight between 9 - 16lbs, in that range. "
Quoting Leigh Riggins:" or big dogs can also be good with kids..newfoundlands are great with kids they are considered the nanny ... [snip!] ... nanny dog but they are really huge..or german shepherd or a golden retriever or labradors I have met great labs and shepherds"
Quoting [♥]Mrs. Morgan:" My grandma's shih-tzu hates my LO. lol"
Quoting babycakes!:" I grew up with german shepards and boxers, never had problems with them.... my dog is a border collie/ ... [snip!] ... and he has never once even nipped at my son! But they have also grown ip together! I also was told labs are great with kids!!!"
Quoting jordan.ℓeigh✿:" Thanks guys! Now I'm going to have such a hard time deciding... but I'm leaning towards a lab. DH has mentioned several times since we've been together how much he loves them. "