15 Gentle Giants You Will Want to Cuddle With [In Photos]


If you know me, then you know that I love my giant breeds. I mean, I love all dogs (from tiny little dogs to gentle giants) but I definitely have a soft spot for those big guys. And what’s not to love about them? They are usually very gentle, patient, and are often like giant teddy bears. In fact, many gentle giants have no idea how big they are. All they want to do is snuggle up next to you or better yet, onto your lap. This is why we are celebrating these wonderful dogs in the best way possible, with photographs of them being the lovable lugs they are.

1) Gentle Giants Are Excellent With Kids

Newfoundland dogs are known as a nanny breed since they are exceptional with children.

Although people often fear these big dogs with kids, they are actually very good with them. Known for being patient and loving, giant breeds are often in the top breeds when it comes to kid-friendly. 

Just like this wonderful Newfoundland dog and his little girl. In addition, Newfoundland dogs are often called “nanny” dogs since they are so good with kids. There are dozens of stories of Newfoundlands saving kids, especially when it comes to saving them from the backyard swimming pool.

If you are looking for a breed that is a giant, life-saving, teddy bear, then this is the breed for you.

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