What Dogs Get Along with Other Dogs?

Are you thinking about getting another dog but you’re not sure which breed? You want a breed that’s easy to integrate into your family and will play well with your current furry friends. Read on to find out which 10 breeds get along the best with other dogs.

Great Dane

Great danes are the tallest dog breeds in the world. Don’t let their size fool you though, they’re totally gentle giants. They get along well with kids and pets making them great family dogs.


Vizslas do best in environments with lots of love and attention. They were originally bred to be retrievers so they thrive when given enough exercise and don’t do well with small pets like hamsters, birds, rabbits, etc. but do great with cats and other dogs due to their lovable disposition.


The comedians of the canine world, pugs love to play around and can be mischievous from time to time. They do well with kids and other pets. Despite their muscular build, they’ll be your best couch potato cuddle buddy.


Pointers are incredibly loyal dogs that require more exercise than a lot of other breeds due to its high energy level. They interact great with other dogs because then they have someone to play with all the time.


Beagles are a high energy hunting breed that love to dig and are natural escape artists. If you leave them alone for too long, they can become destructive. Beagles naturally get along with humans and other dogs because they’re pack animals. Will this breed be the newest member to your family?

Golden Retriever

Along with labrador retrievers, these are some of the most loving and sociable breeds you can get. Golden Retrievers are phenomenal family dogs and make an excellent addition to just about any family.

Labrador Retriever

High energy and lots of love is what these furry friends have. It’s no surprise why they’re one of the most popular breeds in the United States. Plus, They play great with other dogs. However, if you’re looking for a guard dog, you’re better off with a german shepherd or doberman.

Basset Hound

Basset hounds are probably the most unique breed on this list. They’re short hunting dogs with an extraordinary sense of smell. They have a pretty calm and easy going nature which helps them get along with most all breeds. They might not be the best companion for a high energy dog, but maybe they’ll balance each other out.

Cocker Spaniel

Cocker spaniels are another popular breed because they are happy, smart, & gentle but also hyperactive so it’s good when they have a playmate to help burn up a lot of energy. Cocker spaniels also love playing with humans too making them a great family dog.

Coton De Tulear

These little guys are funny and like to clown around, but don’t let that fool you. Cotons are smart, loving, enjoy being a part of the action so they go well with other dogs.

Does Your New Dog Need Training? 

It’s great if your new dog gets along with your other dog (s), but you still probably want to train him/her in a couple areas, and that’s where we come in. Our dog training classes in Okemos, MI, are designed to help you see your dog on their best behavior for life. For more information, contact us online or call (517) 657-4300 today.