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Top 10 Large dog breeds

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The bigger, the better!

From SheKnows Canada
The bigger, the better, and the more to love--right? Okay, so maybe we're a bit biased, but big dogs are great! When it comes to playing catch in the park, Frisbee or going on a hike, big dogs can be the best companions! There are also many breeds that are great with kids too, so don't let the size of these lovable giants fool you! Luckily for us, PetMD complied a list of the top 10 large dog breeds, so now you can see where your lovable mutt ranks or maybe think about which big dog would work in your life!

German Short-Haired Pointer6German Short-Haired Pointer

A true hunting dog, the German Short-Haired Pointer (GSP) is bold, intelligent, strong and playful.

The German Short-Haired Pointer requires lots of exercise and attention. But if properly trained, the GSP makes the ideal companion for owners with an active lifestyle and a love for the outdoors. Otherwise, this headstrong breed may prove to be too much of a challenge for a first-time owner.

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