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what type of dog can i get for my 3 years old daughter

we own our own house that has a big back yard.

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Asked by nushie869 at 3:19 PM on Sep. 4, 2013 in Pets

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  • stuffed animal

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 3:23 PM on Sep. 4, 2013

  • Gah
    I hate it when someone beats me to the answer :)

    Answer by feralxat at 3:28 PM on Sep. 4, 2013

  • I wouldn't get a pet... it will be a lot to take care of unless you get an older dog from a shelter. Having a puppy is like having a kid. but if you decide to do something, get something small.

    I have always liked big dogs. Boxers, Rotts, Mutts, Shepherds, etc...

    Answer by goofygalno1 at 3:34 PM on Sep. 4, 2013

  • whatever kind of dog that YOU dont mind taking care of

    Answer by tnm786 at 3:38 PM on Sep. 4, 2013

  • If you get a dog. It will not be for your 3 year old. It will be for you. Because you will be taking care of it. 3 is to young to expect the kid to be responsible for a dog/animal. Educate yourself on what type of dog is good around kids.

    Answer by louise2 at 3:52 PM on Sep. 4, 2013

  • stuffed dog.
    You don't get an animal for a 3yr old. You need to get the dog for the family and know that your 3 year old will not even grasp the concept of taking care of an animal for at the very least 2 years, and she wont even be 100% responsible for a pet until 8ish. You will be taking care of it, feeding, brushing, walking, loving etc.

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 4:00 PM on Sep. 4, 2013

  • If you really want a dog, try to find one that is kid friendly. Retrievers are usually a good breed. Here are some suggestions.

    Stay away from small breeds.  They tend to be aggressive and loyal to one person.


    Answer by anng.atlanta at 4:06 PM on Sep. 4, 2013

  • I don't recommend pets for kids that young- they tend to chase and pester them to death

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 4:12 PM on Sep. 4, 2013

  • Take her to Build A Bear. She's still too young to really care for a pet or even be gentle enough with it. Wait a couple more years before introducing a new furry family member.

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 4:14 PM on Sep. 4, 2013

  • Wait till she's six or seven, unless you want to do all the brushing and feeding of the dog by yourself and run interference when your daughter won't leave the poor thing alone.

    Answer by Ballad at 4:14 PM on Sep. 4, 2013

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