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Large Breeds Might Fit Right in With Your Family

When searching for the right dog to add to your family, your first instinct might be to bring home a tiny little thing that your kids can cradle in their laps. But we're here to remind you that the best dog for you may be a larger breed.

Big dogs like Labrador Retrievers and Saint Bernards can become a child's protector, adventure buddy and best friend. Check out our photo gallery to see nine large breeds that can be good for families.

Labrador Retriever

There's a reason the iconic Labrador Retriever has been America's most popular dog for 23 consecutive years — any Lab lover will tell you that they can be the perfect family dog. A Labrador tends to become everyone's devoted best friend, especially when you tire him out with daily walks and games of fetch.

(Barbara O'Brien, Animal Photography)

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