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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.
- Mastiff – 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 –
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 –
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 Shepherd.
- Siberian Husky –
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 weather.
- English Bulldog –
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.
Bull – 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 violent.
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.