Big Fluffy Dog Breeds

Despite some of these large fluffy dog breeds looking terrifying at first glance, they’re ultimately big softies who are great additions to most families.

If you’re looking to get one of these canines, grab your harness, retractable leash, and read this article so you’re ready to get your favorite immediately.

Australian Shepherd

With a history entrenched in herding, this Aussie breed has a tireless drive and loves playing or working. They’re intelligent and affectionate animals bursting with energy and get along well with kids, making for a perfect family dog.


German Shepherd

Famous for their work as cop dogs, German Shepherds are intelligent, courageous, and confident breeds. Train them properly and you’ll have a loyal, loving, and protective dog that is great for kids and family and guard duties.



Giant Schnauzer

Much like German Shepherds, Giant Schnauzers are often deployed as police dogs, albeit in Europe, thanks to their strong work ethic and intelligence. They originally served as protectors of livestock and all-around farm dogs.


Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan Malamutes are a striking breed that sport a fluffy double coat that can vary in length. They’re a lively, loyal, affectionate bunch, and packs a ton of energy in their immense frames.



Kuvaszok are devoted and courageous, originally bred for herding and historically acting as guards for royalty. They sport a stunning double that isn’t too demanding for grooming and doesn’t shed frequently.

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