Dogs are the perfect companions – exceedingly loyal and unfailingly faithful.
But while they can be your best friends, they can also be your worst enemies.
But if you want your home and your clothes slobber free, then this breed is not for you. Leave some room on the couch for this massive wannabe lap dog.
Although the Mastiff can weigh more than 200 pounds, he loves to lean on his family and lie at their feet.
With early socialization and training, a Leonberger can become the gentle giant of your dreams: loyal, sweet and friendly.
Otherwise, the breed can be a bit difficult to live with and can easily wreak havoc due to the fact that he can weigh between 120 and 170 pounds.
Once known as the Royal Dog of France, the Great Pyrenees has a striking white coat and commanding presence.They need moderate exercise and can excel at dog sports like agility, drafting, herding, rally and tracking.Originally bred to hunt wolves in Britain and Ireland, the Irish Wolfhound is not as ferocious as he sounds (or looks).And like Nana, the Newfoundland in Peter Pan, the breed tends to get along well with children.The Saint Bernard’s heart is typically as big as his body — and his body can weigh a hulking 130 to 180 pounds.