8 Big Dog Breeds That Make Sensible Pets

German Shepherd

German Shepherd dogs are the second most popular in the United States. They are also the third most intelligent breedaccording to the professor of canine psychology at the University of British Columbia, Stanley Coren. 

Irish Wolfhound

It’s hard not to fall in love with an Irish Wolfhound. They are known as gentle giants who get on wonderfully well with children. 

Border Collie

Medium-sized, the Border Collie is a working dog with a strong herding instinct and bags of energy. These canines are also sociable and love to be around people. 

Afghan Hound

Afghan Hounds are among the oldest dog breeds in the world. They are also beautiful, regal-looking dogs who will bowl you over with their silliness. 

Doberman Pinscher

If you have the time and energy, you can’t go wrong with a Doberman Pinscher. They are easy to train and, as a family dog, patient and kind around children too. 

American Foxhound

Medium to large in size, American Foxhounds are speedy, energetic dogs so you need to keep your wits about you when going out and about with them. 

Great Dane

The Great Dane is one big dog. But the breed also has a big heart. Friendly, loyal and protective, this is a dog which doesn’t require a lot of exercise and is also easy to train. 

Labrador Retriever

If you have the energy to keep up with their high exercise demands then you will be rewarded in spades thanks to a dog that is kind, loyal and obedient. 

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