Top Family-Friendly Large Dog Breeds

Known for intelligence, friendliness, trainability. Gentle, patient, and loving.

Golden Retriever  

Affectionate, outgoing, playful nature. Patient and gentle with children.

Labrador Retriever

Smart, obedient, energetic. Good for households with allergies. Multiple sizes.


Devoted, protective nature. Intelligent and eager to learn. Good with proper socialization.  

German Shepherd

Fun-loving, high energy, kid friendly. Benefits from plenty of playtime and exercise.


Very loyal, highly intelligent herding dogs. Gentle, predictable temperament.


Patient, friendly, devoted to family. Just be mindful of their large size with very young kids.

Great Dane

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