Top 8 Long-Haired Dog Breeds for Families

Known for their friendly nature and lush golden coats, Golden Retrievers make wonderful family companions. 

Golden Retrievers  

Elegant and energetic, Poodles have hypoallergenic coats that require frequent grooming. Their intelligence makes training easy.

Standard Poodles

Made famous by "Lassie," Collies are loyal, gentle, and protective. Need weekly brushing and daily exercise.

Rough Collies 

Shaggy and exuberant "OES" make great family pets but require extensive grooming. Shed seasonally.

Old English Sheepdogs

Their glamorous coats require hours of weekly grooming. Afghan Hounds need patient training but are calm indoors.

Afghan Hounds

This Hungarian sheepdog has a unique corded coat that resembles dreadlocks. Laid-back and protective.


Gentle giants with striking tri-colored coats. Moderate shedding and exercise needs.

Bernese Mountain Dog

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