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30+ Giant Dogs with Tiny Babies That Prove Size Doesn’t Matter

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Despite their sometimes fearsome appearance, larger or even giant dog breeds can make especially good family friends, loving and protecting your children as their own. And, as this list illustrates, they look absolutely adorable together!

Not all big dogs are good for families – guard dogs or herders can be anxious or over-protective around kids. But some small breeds are also unsuitable around children because of their tendency towards nipping and aggression.

The benefits of raising children with a pet are numerous – they teach responsibility, compassion and confidence, and they will protect your kids and keep them active.

1. "My wife caught my daughter and my pitty both begging for food....tongues out."

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2. "My daughter utilizes our lab as a chair. He doesn't mind."

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3. It's a long road ahead, but we'll make it together

boy and big dog

4. Awww, its nap time!

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5. "They would have been fine with a smaller couch"

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6. "We don't leave the house without her bodyguard"

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7. "He lays with him for each bottle"

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8.  "My sons face every time we put him on the floor to play with Beast"

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9. "She's going to grow up to be a dentist"

baby and big dog jowls

10. Is this covered by insurance?

Little girl playing doctor with big dog

11. Allow me to clean you, burrito baby

dog licking baby

12. The large humans really seem to get a kick out of this

toddler riding German shepherd

13. Lion dog shall protect tiny creature

Huge fluffy dog with baby

14. I could eat you... but you're just too cute

huge dog tiny baby

15.  I love you, too, shorty

Girl hugging big dog

16. I'm too old for this s***

kid stepping on dog's head

17. I shall go slow for you, mini human

baby walking huge dog

18. Besties fur-everz

big dog snuggling with baby

19. A German shepherd beats a crib any day

German shepherd and baby

20. Pit bulls are sooo ferocious

pit bull and baby

21. Even giant dogs can't resist baby bellies

big dog snuggling baby

22. Are you a reindeer?

Big dog and baby in front of Christmas tree

23. Go ahead, you take the lead

toddler walking big dog

24. She just fits so well in my leg nook

infant sleeping on dog

25. Nap time is best with a friend

baby and golden retriever

26. Pretzel time with the wee one is my favorite

big dog curled up with little girl

27.  The warmest, furriest, most tolerant head rest in the world

st. bernard and baby

28. My paws are bigger than yours

little girl and huge dog

29. With those stubby legs you gotta stand on your tiptoes, kid

dog and baby looking out window

30. Butt beds

girl naps with big dogs

31. Speaking of butts, this is the cutest pair we've seen

dog and baby looking out window

32. To get to this small human, you must first go through me

great dane with baby

33. What are you looking at?

big dog little boy

34. Big dog makes for best first chair

big dog and baby

35. Hop aboard, little one!

baby hugging dog

36. Who needs stuffed animals when you've got a humongous floof?

big black dog and baby

37. You come near this small blob of flesh and you'll have me to deal with

huge dog and baby on porch

38. Snuggle time

baby sleeping on big dog

39. Lean on me, o puny one

dog and tiny baby on couch

40. "If my son so much as cries, he rushes in to save his life."

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41. "Goochie, goochie, goo!" (What? The adults do it to me)

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