Top 10 Largest Dog Breed in the World

Many of the largest dog breeds are very aggressive, it will bite you. But, if you give proper caring to the dog means it can be very loyal to the owners. Most of the training is to be started at the very early stages. In this article, we are going to see more interesting top 10 largest dog breeds in the world. 

10. French Mastiff

The height of the French Mastiff is around 20 to 24 inches and its weight is 54 to 64 kg

French Mastiff breeders are very muscular body types and their skin is very thick, nose and head are broad with wrinkles on their neck and face, flappy ears.

These dogs are mostly used as rescue dogs. At the same time, they are used as watchdogs too.

9. The Great Pyrenees

The height of the Great Pyrenees is around 30 to 40 inches and its weight is 54 to 60 kg

In ancient times they were good watchdogs, in order to protect livestock. Its head is wedged, and its chest is broad, and the ears are V-shaped which are hanging downwards.

Best for Individual house owners, they are generally outdoors. It has good hearing and sensing power in order to detect unwanted dangers or animals easily.

8. Anatolian Shepherd Dog

The height of Anatolian Shepherd dog is around 26 to 32 inches and its weight is 50 to 70 kg

Anatolian Shepherd is Turkey origin breed, they are good watchdogs. Rounded head with triangular ears and thick neck.

They are kids friendly, but they are heavy and powerful so this should be left only under the owner’s guidance.

7. Newfoundland Dog

The height of the Newfoundland Dog is around 27 to 30 inches and its weight is 60 to 70 kg

Newfoundland dogs are very stronger than other breeds. It has a broad head and deep chest and body parts are muscular with long thighs.

They are an intelligent breed so they can easily detect any threats, they are loyal to the family. 

6. Leon Berger

The height of the Leon Berger is around 27 to 32 inches and its weight is 50 to 78kg. 

Leonberger got its name after the name of the city in Germany (Leonberg city). The dog’s appearance is a lion-like, muscular body, with black mask. If the training and exercise are good it means it will be more patient and also friendly with kids and families.

5. Irish Wolfland Dog

The height of the Irish Wolfhound is around 28 to 36 inches and its weight is 60 to 85 kg

The head parts are long and their legs are strong and long, and their chests are deep. It is especially used for hunting purposes in those days, by catching prey. They bark very less in rare cases, intelligent and patient pets.

4. Neopolitan Mastiff

The height of the Neopolitan Mastiff is around 26 to 32 inches and its weight is around 60 to 90 kg.

Neopolitan Mastiff is used during Roman times, one of the oldest breeds; they used this breed for war. It has a flat head, large nose, and wrinkled face. And the coat parts are dense and the length is short. It is not suitable for beginners, and they are kids friendly.

3. Saint Bernard

The height of Saint Bernard is 28 to 36 kg and the weight is 65 to 90 kg

Saint Bernard dogs are good rescue dogs mostly in mountain regions. These dogs are developed by saints for these reasons only. They have muscular and strong bodies. 

It is able to adapt to cold climates. And they are very friendly in nature, patient and also kids friendly.

2. Great Dane

The height of Great Dane is 30 to 36 inches and its weight is 55 to 90 kg

The hallmark of the Great Dane is its height and its cuteness. It is tall, more than 3 feet. This dog breed achieved the Guinness Book of World records in the year 2012 as the world’s tallest dog breed. They are originally used for hunting dogs.

1. English Mastiff

The height of the English Mastiff is 28 to 32 inches and its weight is 70 to 110 kg

English Mastiff is the oldest dog breed in the world. They are developed for guarding purposes. And its temperament is very intelligent, aggressive, and loyal. 

Square-shaped head and V-shaped ears, black nose are its specifications.


The above-mentioned dog breeds are the top 10 largest dog breeds in the world. In this list, you need to purchase a new pet. That means I will suggest the Great Dane.

Comment your experience with your pet, and also comment which is your favorite in this top 10 breed in this list.

Related Questions:

  1. Which is the largest dog breed in the world?

English Mastiff is the largest dog breed, and it is also one of the oldest dog breeds. They are intelligent and aggressive and weigh around 80 to 110kg.

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