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Which dogs are the biggest?

Anastasia Shostak
Anastasia Shostak
March 27, 2013
Which dogs are the biggest?

Some large breeds were originally bred to be a watchdog, guard for royal families and other nobles. Impressive size and threatening barking is a great deterrent to all detractors.

These are the biggest dogs

  • English Mastiff. The breed has drooping cheeks and sad eyes - for these traits, many people love this dog. The English Mastiff is the largest breed of dog in the world. On average, the weight of a dog of this breed is from 80 kg and more, bitches - from 70 kg. Growing males from 80 cm, female dogs - from 75 cm.
  • Spanish mastiff. Very big dog. She is famous for excellent guard qualities and courage: the dog without hesitation will rush into the fight even with the boar, even with the wolf, or the bear. Males of this breed, weigh from 70 to 80 kg, bitches weight - 50 - 75 kg. The minimum growth of a bough is 73 cm, males is 78 cm.
  • St. Bernard. Convivial, friendly, healthy people with a very stable character, in their eyes lies age-old wisdom. Pretty powerful to feel confident enough.Surprisingly, they are soft, making them ideal playmates for the kids. Males of this breed, growth from 75 to 95 cm, females from 70 to 85 cm. Bitch weight - from 60 to 70 kg, males from 75 to 95 kg. The tallest dog is the St. Bernard.
  • Tibetan mastiff. The breed was bred to guard the temples. The largest Tibetan mastiff weighed more than 120 kg. Nowadays, the weight of these dogs averages from 65 to 85 kg, height from 75 to - 87 cm.
  • Tosa Inu. Bred for dog fights, the breed still participates in them. Weight from 60 to 85 kg, height from 65 cm and above.

Also large dogs include the Boerboel, Irish Wolfhound, Newfoundland, Neapolitan Mastiff, Caucasian Shepherd Dog, Leonberger, Central Asian Shepherd Dog, Great Dane, and Pyrenean Mastiff.


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