Top 10 Largest Dog Breeds In The World
Largest Dog Breeds in the World – Top 10 list
1. Great Dane
The Great Dane is a German breed of domestic dog known for its giant size. The name of the breed in Germany is Deutsche Dogge. They are known for their enormous bodies and great height
Height Male 30–34 in (76–86 cm)
Female 28–32 in (71–81 cm)
2. Irish Wolfhound
Males: 32 inches, Females: 30 inches.
The Irish Wolfhound is a breed of domestic dog, specifically a sighthound. The name originates from its purpose rather than from its appearance. The breed was originally developed from war hounds to one used for hunting and guarding.
3. St. Bernard (dog)
Approximate height at the withers is 27½ inches to 35½ inches (70 to 90 cm).
The St. Bernard is a breed of very large working dog from the Italian and Swiss Alps, originally bred for rescue. The breed has become famous through tales of alpine rescues, as well as for its enormous size.
4. Pyrenean Mastiff
The Pyrenean Mastiff is a very large dog, males 77 centimetres (30 in) and females 71 centimetres (28 in) at the withers, although they can be up to 81 centimetres (32 in). They have a heavy white coat with large darker spots. The average weight is about 81 kilograms (179 lb), although males can often weigh over 100 kilograms (220 lb).
Male: 28 to 31.5 inches (71 to 80 cm)-average 29.5 inches (75 cm)
Female: 25.5 to 29.5 inches (65 to 75 cm)-average 27.5 inches (70 cm) The Leonberger is a giant dog breed. The breed’s name derives from the city of Leonberg in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. According to legend, the Leonberger was ostensibly bred as a ‘symbolic dog’ that would mimic the lion in the town crest
Height Male 75 cm (30 in)
Female 68 cm (27 in)
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7. Anatolian Shepherd
Height 27-29 inches
The Anatolian shepherd dog is a breed of dog which originated in Anatolia (central Turkey) and was further developed as a breed in America.
8. Neapolitan Mastiff
While females should measure 24–29 inches (61–74 cm) and weigh 110–130pounds (50–60 kg).
Body length should be 10–15% greater than height.
The Neapolitan Mastiff or Italian Mastiff, is a large, ancient dog breed. This massive breed is often used as a guard and defender of family and property due to their protective instincts and their fearsome appearance.
9. Dogue de Bordeaux
Male 23.5–27 in (60–69 cm)
Female 23–26 in (58–66 cm)
The Dogue de Bordeaux, Bordeaux Mastiff, French Mastiff or Bordeauxdog is a French Mastiff breed—and one of the most ancient French dog breeds
10. Perro de Presa Canario
Height range of 23 to 26 inches
The Perro de Presa Canario is a large Molosser-type dog breed originally bred for working livestock. The name of the breed is Spanish, means “Canarian catch dog”, and is often shortened to “Presa Canario” or simply “Presa”.