The adorable, easy-going basset hound is the only dog that needs to be coaxed to take a walk! Originally bred to hunt, this hound loves to smell scents. Loving and dependable this dog is great for families with children.
This dog is an attention-getter with a sweet disposition. The St. Bernard has a sweet disposition and an instinct to find and help people. Nicknamed the babysitter the St. Bernard is a spectacular dog for children as they are truly a gentle giant.
The English Bulldog is a unique looking dog that is guaranteed to put a smile on any owners face! Very loving when put into the right family, but don't let that small size fool you English Bulldogs can have some attitude.
One of the most popular dogs in the hound group, the Bloodhound's long ears and droopy nature attract many owners including families. But their strong build and need to follow scents make them better for older kids.
Elegant and eye-catching, the Great Pyrenees is a great guard dog, who also happens to be nocturnal. Their fluffy white coats and large appearance make them easily recognizable. The Great Pyrenees is laid back and make great family companions.
The Mastiff is truly an antique breed originally used to guard castles. However, these are gentle giants who are affectionate and loyal. They are extremely protective but when trained properly they can be mellow and calm, perfect for families.
Claiming the title of tallest dog in the world the Great Dane is also one of the most gentle. This gentle giant loves to cuddle and try to be a lap dog. The Great Dane is great with families as long as they are trained early on to be with children.
Boxers are exploding with energy and known for their expressiveness and big personality. Boxers make loyal guards and funny friends making them great among families!