Big Dogs That Make Wonderful Family Pets

Despite their size, Great Danes are gentle giants that love people and make great family companions.

Great Danes

Known as "gentle giants," Newfoundlands are exceptionally kind, patient, and loving with families.


Though large in stature, Mastiffs are calm, dignified dogs that are loyal and loving to their families.


Friendly and gentle, St. Bernards are patient, low energy companions perfect for families with kids.

St. Bernards

Irish Wolfhounds are sweet, patient giants that bond closely with their families despite their imposing size.


Although big in stature, Scottish Deerhounds are docile, gentle dogs that make mellow companions.


Excellent family dogs, Leonbergers are loving, loyal, and protective of children despite their giant size.


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