Everybody loves big dogs. They are humble, they are smart, they are playful and they are extremely friendly. If you want to adopt a doggy with huge stature then this list of 10 biggest dog breeds is going to help you reach a suitable decision.
Ten dog breeds with huge stature:
Caucasian Shepherd Breed
The dogs belonging to this breed are very huge and active. From the name it can easily be determined that these huge dogs belong to the areas of Russia. This breed is mostly adopted by the people of Armenia, Northern Caucasia, and Georgia. Commonly known by the name of “Molossers”, these dogs contain very strong physique with well-built muscles. Due to the long size of around 30 inches, these dogs are not easy to keep in the lap.
If you take a look at the body mass of an English Mastiff then you will definitely term it as the largest dog breed in the world. These dogs first originated in the 6th century B.C. Roman Empire Caesar was very fond of English Mastiffs due to their extra-ordinary features and elegant personality. The average weight of an English Mastiff is around 113kgs. The world’s largest Mastiff named Zobra is known to be around 156kgs heavy.
Newfoundland is the most preferred dog among the fishermen. Due to its swimming powers, Newfoundland is considered to be a very active and intelligent dog. With the heavy weight of 90kgs, Newfoundland makes a really great family dog. This dog is usually available in brown, black and grayish-white colors.
Commonly known “Mop dog”, a Komondor is basically used as a property guard or for the purpose of herding. Easy-to-locate, Komondor looks really adorable due to its rope like coat. Komondor holds a very special importance in Hungary as it has been regarded as the national treasure of that country. A female Komondor usually weighs around 50kgs and are shorter in stature in comparison to the male Komondors. The average weight of a male Komondor is around 60kgs.
This breed of dogs basically belongs to the group of hounds. These dogs were usually trained for the hunting of red-deer. Although the size and stature of this dog is very huge still it possesses extremely amazing traits. This dog is very friendly towards its masters and is hyperactive due to its hunting nature. The average height of a Deerhound is around 80cms while the average weight is around 50kgs.
A Neapolitan Mastiff weighs around 60 to 70 kg due to which it is included in the list of biggest dog breeds. Most of the people think that Neapolitan Mastiff should not be included in this list due to its short size but the weight of this dog makes it one of the heaviest dogs on earth.
This dog originated in the Swiss Alps and Italian Mountains due to which it is naturally trained to be a rescue dog for the mountain areas. With the amazing height of 90 cm, this dog makes it to the list of top ten huge dogs. With friendly behavior and caring nature, this dog is a favorite family dog. The average weight of St. Bernard is around 180 pounds.
Irish Wolfhounds are very famous large breed dogs due to their warrior qualities. For years, Irish Wolfhounds have remained in the defense related activities. Irish wolfhound breed is known to be one of the ancient dog-breeds of the world, basically originating in 7000 BC. Although the average weight of this breed is not too impressive weighing around at 55kg but they stand very tall at the height of 34 inches.
Belonging to the original German breed, Great Dane is one of the hugest dogs on earth. The average height of various Great Danes has created records in the history. The average height of a common Great Dane is around 30 inches.
Standing around at 29.5 inches and holding the weight of 68kg,
Leonberger is another name in the list of world’s hugest dogs. This dog also originated in Germany.