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You will be amazed at the diversity among dog breeds that are
suitable to be kept as pets. Some like small dogs that are easy
to handle while others like big strong dogs that look aggressive.
Different people have different choices. If you are a dog lover
looking for the biggest dog breeds to keep as pets, then you will
not be disappointed. Here are some dog breeds that are big and
make great pets.
These dogs are well known to be rescuers in the treacherous winds
and cold of the Alps. These dogs are very friendly and love human
companionship. They do not show signs of aggression and do not
bark without a cause. Their height varies between 69 to 89 cm and
weighs anywhere between 73 to 117 kg. These big, giant dogs are
very affectionate and make great pets.
These massive dogs weigh around 118 kgs and grow as tall as 183
cm, from nose to tail. They are great swimmers and working dogs
that are famous for carrying out water jobs, water rescue we well
as sports. They are lovingly called Gentle Giants as they are
extremely loving and affectionate towards their families. They
are a devoted companion who needs daily brushing and exercise.
When muscle mass is considered, English Mastiffs are the largest
dogs that weigh between 50 to 156 kg. They stand 64 to 91 cm tall
and have served as watchdogs since their existence. They love
being around people and are great companions. As they need little
grooming and exercise, they make a great pet.
Landseer and Newfoundland are sometimes mistaken to be the same
breed as they are similar to each other. But they are not! They
have a few differences in personality and appearance. Landseer
weighs around 82 kg and is about 82 cm tall and makes a perfect
lifeguard. They are great swimmers and are perfect for rescuing
people from drowning. They are sweet, gentle, and easy to train.
These are some of the strongest predators that are fearless to
confront, like a wolf or a leopard. They are large muscular dogs
that weigh between 45-72 kg and stand tall at around 84 cm.
Tibetan Mastiff is not actually a Mastiff, but a fearless flock
guardian dog. They are extremely intelligent, independent, and
impressively large dogs that are possessive and protective of
their family. They have a double coat that needs regular brushing
to keep flea and
They have the reputation of being the tallest dogs in the world,
as well as one of the most dangerous dogs. With a height of 76-87
cm, and weigh between 54-90 kg, they are one of the biggest
breeds of dogs that make a great pet. Other breeds of dogs that
are well known to be large loving pets include the Neapolitan
Mastiff, Bull Mastiff, Cane Corso, Dogue de Bordeaux, Leonberger,
Irish Wolfhound among others.
The Strongest Dog Breeds in the World
If you live an active life, you’re probably looking for a
companion to share this active life with. Fortunately, there are
many dog breeds to choose from. Before bringing home a dog, think
about whether the dog you bring home will fit your lifestyle as
well as whether you’ll be able to cater to their needs. The
strongest dog breeds require lots of exercise in order to be
happy. With that being said, let’s take a look at some of the
strongest dog breeds out there.
– Mastiffs are loyal and protective of their
families. They can live quite happily in an apartment. However,
they do need a fair bit of exercise in order to be happy.
Mastiffs can weigh up to 200 pounds.
– Saint Bernard's soared up in popularity after the
"Beethoven" movies. They're strong, powerful, and muscular dogs
with an imposing personality. They require training because of
how strong they are. They need to be trained to avoid knocking
people over. In addition to this, they’re usually responsible
for food going missing from a table.
– German Shepherds are strong, loyal, beautiful,
and very intelligent. The military, security agents, law
enforcement, anti-terrorist organizations, and so on have made
use of their strength, intelligence, and loyalty. If you're
looking for a strong dog, you can't go wrong with a German
– Siberian Husky’s are infamous for their
sled-pulling abilities. Their entire existence consists of them
pulling sleds and carrying people as well as supplies. They
were bred to pull sleds which means that they’re very strong
dogs. They can pull sleds for long distances in the harshest
– The English Bulldogs, was bred to fight bulls and
were excellent at it. Don't let their small size fool you. This
little guy is packed to the brim with muscles. In fact, these
dogs were used for breeding all of the other aggressive dog
breeds in existence.
– Perhaps the strongest of them all is the infamous
pit bull. Pit bulls were bred to be fighting dogs. Pit bulls
are strong, if a pit bull jumped a person with their full
power, you'd feel as if you were hit with a cannonball. They're
also used by many people to pull weights. They've got quite a
reputation for being violent dogs. However, they're quite
loving and gentle companions. The only pit bulls who are
violent are pit bulls who were trained and raised to be
Remember that a dog needs to mirror your lifestyle. Adopting a
dog on a whim is a terrible thing to do because the dog is a
being with feelings just like you. Adopting a dog is a
responsibility which shouldn’t be taken lightly.