19 Pictures of Labs and Kids Because They're the Best Family Dogs

Posted by Mateja Lane

Labs love kids, and kids love labs.

Labrador Retrievers are family dogs to the bone (pun intended). They are lovable, excitable, gentle, and patient.

If any family is looking for a good dog to have around the kids, a Labrador Retriever is the best bet.

Just ask these 19 kids and their best Lab friends.

They'll be your kids' Rudolph

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They'll always pose for glamour shots.

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They'll grow up fast together.

little boy playing outdoor with a two Labrador puppies.

They'll look after each other. 

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They'll have sleep overs. 

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They love family time in the snow. 

Happy family playing on winter

And at the beach. 

Summer vacation - family with dog playing on the beach

They'll always produce smiles all around. 

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They'll wait patiently for your baby to drop the ball. 

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They will complement your kid's cuteness. 

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They'll always be there with kisses.

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They're extra gentle with infants. 

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They'll play as long as the kids. 

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They will be equally goofy. 

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They will take naps together. Or try to. 

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They'll wait for you to get home from work.

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They'll bring home dinner together.

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They'll share EVERYTHING. 

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They'll tolerate pretty much everything. 

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Labrador Retrievers are dependable, sturdy, lovable goofballs.

What better companion for your kids?

Labs are patient, but it is still valuable to teach your kid how to interact with your pet. Once they know how to treat their dog, they will be best friends for life.

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19 Pictures of Labs and Kids Because They're the Best Family Dogs