Top Big Dog Breeds for Family Life  

Gentle, smart Golden Retrievers are a popular large breed choice for families.

Golden Retriever  

Friendly, playful Labs make wonderful family dogs.

Labrador Retriever

Standard Poodles are smart, eager to please, and lighter-shedding for a big breed.


The good-natured Bernese Mountain Dog enjoys family life.

Bernese Mountain Dog

Loyal Newfoundlands are known as "nanny dogs" for their nurturing nature.


Collies are gentle giants that do well with kids.


Despite their size, Great Danes are affectionate and gentle with children.

Great Dane

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