A Dog is a man best friend and some prefer to have large size dogs to be their friend so that they feel more secure and protected. In this world, we have many large dog species. Some of them are here. This is the list of top 10 largest dog breed in the world
1. Saint Bernard
Saint Bernard came from the Swiss Alps. It was employed as a working dog to rescue mountain climbers on that Alps. The dog is 27-35 inches high at the highest level of the back and the male one can grow up to 73-117 kg. The Dog is not aggressive yet proper training is needed to make the dog manageable.
2. English Mastiff
Mastiff is the 2nd largest dog breeds in the world and the males can be weighting 68-110kg. Their average height is 30 inches and they are very muscular and herculean breeds. It is one of the best guard dogs in the world and one of the most loyal one.
3. Neapolitan Mastiff
Neapolitan Mastiff is 26-31 inches high and their average weight is 74 Kg. The dog has a good instinct, fearsome face and strong protective manner. This breed is a good guard dog choice and if they are socialized properly, the dog can be really nice pet for every one
Newfoundland is 4th largest dog breed in the world and the dog can be weighting up to 60-70 kg for the male one. Newfoundland is believed as the strongest water rescuer among all other dogs. It is loving, loyal, patients, gentle and very good swimmer
5. Dogue De Bordeaux/French Mastiff
It is one of the oldest dog breeds in French. The dog is muscular and imposing. The dog is fearless, alert and has a good instinct. The average weight of the dog is 54-65 kg for the male and their average height is 23-30 inches
6. Great Dane
Great Dane is known as the ‘Apollo of all dogs’. It is the tallest dog in the world after the Irish Wolfhounds and 6th largest dog breed in the world. Male great Dane can weigh 54-90 kg and they can grow 30-34 inches height.
7. Irish Wolfhound
Irish Wolfhound is an old dog which seldom employed to hunt wolf in the past. Irish Wolfhound can weigh 40-69 kg and it can grow up to 28-35 inches tall. The dog is smart, instinctive, patient, intelligent and can be any kid`s best friend. Some believe the dog is not suitable to be employed as a guard dog.
8. Perro De Presa Canario/ Presa Canario
Presa Canario came from the Canary Island and it was purposely trained to be a dog fighter or dog hunter. The dog can weigh 36-59kg and grow 21-51 inches tall. The dog is dominant and this dog won`t be a suitable dog breed for the first time petter. To pet the dog, constant socialization and disciplined training are needed.
9. Pyrenean Mountain Dog/ Great Pyrenees
The Great Pyrenees is usually employed as a livestock protector. The average weight is 50-54kg and according to size, it is smaller than Presa Canario. This dog is a serious dog so it won`t be suitable for children. Extensive socialization is needed to make the dog not endangered the strangers.
Kuvasz came from Hungaria and in the past, the dog was usually employed as a livestock security. The average weighs of the dog is 45-52 kg and it can grow up to 28-30 inches tall. The Kuvasz is a dominant species and the dog can be rally difficult to be trained
After you reading the post, tell me what is the largest dog which you love to pet?