The largest breeds of dog can also be some of the most gentle.

Big Dogs: These are the 13 largest breeds of adorable dog in the world - snuggly and cuddly gentle giants 🐶

With the number of people buying new puppies soaring over lockdown, here are the largest dog breeds that you might like to add to your family.

Monday, 4th July 2022, 9:24 am

Many of us welcomed new four-legged family members over lockdown, as the Kennel Club saw dog ownership rise by nearly eight per cent since the start of the global pandemic.

If you are looking for a furry new addition to your home then choosing the right breed is absolutely essential – for example opting for a small dog if you don’t have much room at home, or a hypoallergenic dog if you suffer from allergies.

But if you have plenty of space and an active lifestyle you might want to consider a larger dog – which tend to make loyal and loving companions and are often more adaptable and easier to train than their more diminutive cousins. So, if you’re wanting to get a dog and ‘go large’, these are the 13 biggest gentle giants out there.

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