Here are some of the larger dog breeds known for their affection and gentleness

Large dogs have a heart no smaller than themselves. Let’s take a look at some of the larger dog breeds known for their affection and gentleness.

1. Borzoi

A large dog, the Russian Borzoi needs daily exercise to be in good mental and physical health.

2. Scottish Greyhound

These very athletic dogs, with a rough and shaggy coat, are very devoted to their owners, calm, gentle and obedient.

3. Akita Inu

Akita Inu like to be the only pets of their owners, while being very wary of strangers.

4. Alaskan Malamute

More massive than the Siberian Husky, the Alaskan Malamute, like the latter, was originally bred to pull sleds across vast expanses of ice. Strong and hardy, he is nevertheless an excellent companion for the whole family.

5. Leonberger

This German breed almost became extinct after World War II. The few surviving 8 Leonbergers allowed the breed to survive.

6. Newfoundland dog

These dogs are known to be one of the best canine companions for kids.

7. Great Pyrenees (Patou)

This breed is able to learn quickly and adapt to different conditions. His strength and determination make him an outstanding watchdog and an excellent family companion.

8. Irish Wolfhound

The Irish Wolfhound is one of the most famous Irish dog breeds. They have abandoned their past as hunters to become gentle companions.

9. Neapolitan Mastiff

This giant with a big heart is one of the favorite breeds of Harry Potter fans, where we can see a Neapolitan Mastiff dog named Crocdure.

10. English Mastiff

This dog chose to ignore its gladiatorial past in order to become completely carefree and cuddly.