Top 7 Big Dog Breeds That Are Gentle Giants

By: Anushka Jha

Mastiffs, colossal and kind, epitomize the term "gentle giant." With a calm demeanor, they make ideal family protectors, their loyalty unmatched.


Saint Bernards, famed for Alpine rescues, possess a heart as big as their stature. Their friendly disposition and gentle temperament make them exceptional companions.

Saint Bernards  

 Great Danes, towering yet graceful, are beloved for their friendly nature. These giants thrive on companionship, making them perfect for families seeking a loving canine member.

Great Danes  

 Newfoundland dogs, known for water rescue, are not only strong swimmers but also gentle souls. Their sweet temperament and devotion make them cherished family pets.


Leonbergers, majestic and noble, are known for their gentle and adaptable nature. These giants seamlessly blend into family life, providing both protection and affection.


Irish Wolfhounds, historic and regal, are gentle giants with a heart as vast as their size. Despite their imposing stature, they are known for their friendly and calm demeanor.

Irish Wolfhounds  

Bernese Mountain Dogs, with their striking tri-color coat, are not just stunning but also gentle and affectionate. Their calm disposition and loyalty make them perfect companions.

Bernese Mountain Dogs  

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