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Large Dog Breeds Suitable for Your Family

There are many options if you want to have your own large dog breed to become your family pet. But if you choose a home for your dog, make sure that your place is larger than their size so that they freely roam around the house. If you really want to have your large breed of dog, you need to have a large home that has a big backyard or if you are living in a countryside, these are the ideal places. One of the qualities of a large dog is being sociable especially when it comes to older kids.If you allow small children to play with them, they might accidentally knock over the kids. Once you have decided for the breed you want for your large dog, make sure you learn as much as possible about the dog. Any person who wants to have a large dog must be responsible enough to train their dog well so as to avoid hurting others, and also teach the dogs on right manners and proper way to socialize with other people. You must remember that a large dog’s greeting is very different compared to a small dog’s greeting.

It is a fact that large dogs consume food more so it will be costly on your part. Your dogs need high quality food and they must be fed at the right time and frequency. Since large dogs are still playful dogs, giving them toys is a must but since they are rougher because of their size, it is recommended that you buy toys that are sturdy, big and durable.

Afghan hound is one of the types of these large dogs and they have been considered to be like a cat because they love to be petted and even lay down for a nap. Children of all ages will surely love this breed since they are known to show off and clown around all the time. As to the dog’s loyalty, you will definitely appreciate their loyalty.

For older children, an intelligent German Shepherd is the best choice. Just make sure that you have a large fenced yard and the training and socialization must begin as early as possible. This breed is both extremely loyal and intelligent.

If you want to have a cuddly dog just like a bear that is best for children and are also protective, a Newfoundland is the breed for you. The dog possesses both calmness and nature tolerance making it a great choice for a family pet. Just don’t forget to have your fences secured.

8 Lessons Learned: Resources

The Beginners Guide To Dogs (Chapter 1)