Top Best Big Dog Breeds for Families 


Known as "gentle giants," Newfoundlands are calm, patient, and protective of children.

Golden Retriever  

Tail chasing is a behavior in which a dog chases its own tail. 

German Shepherd

Smart, loyal German Shepherds bond closely with children but require plenty of activity.

Labrador Retriever

America's most popular breed, Labs are frisky, gentle, and perfect for active families.

Bernese Mountain Dog

Bernese Mountain Dogs are calm, loyal, and moderately active. They love being around children.


Despite their size, retired racing Greyhounds make remarkably gentle family pets.

Great Dane

Don't let their massive size fool you - Great Danes are gentle, playful, and loving with kids.

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