Giant Dog Breeds is one of the several dog breeds that have the biggest height and weight of all breeds of dogs in the world. Usually giant dog breeds tend to have a shorter lifespan than most average dog lives. The average dog's life is about 12 years - 15 years, while the giant dog breeds around 6 years to 10 years.
Here are several biggest dogs in the world and giant dog breeds are the most popular.
1. Great Dane
Many people assume this dog is a very big dog and magnificent. More akin to a small horse than a dog. Great Dane is a dog that originated of Germany, this dog is usually used as a boar hunter and as a guard dog. Great Dane traits is faithful, lovable and tender.
Great Dane height for males 76 cm - 86 cm or about 30 inches - 34 inches. And the females great dane is 71 cm - 81 cm or about 28 - 32 inches. Great Dane weight for males is 54 kg - 90 kg or about 120 pounds - 200 pounds. And the females great dane is 45 kg - 59 kg or about 100 pounds - 130 pounds.
2. Saint Bernard
Saint Bernard is a legendary hero from Swiss Alps. This dog is a skilled search and rescue dog. In fact, many people are still debating the history of Saint Bernard. Irrefutable fact is that the Saint Bernard is a large dog with a bigger heart. Although they still have the ability to become a very good working dog, Saints are usually seen as tender, lovable family companions. This breed is also made famous when it was described as a lovable goofball in the movie Beethoven and many sequels.
Saint Bernard height for male is 71.12 cm - 76.2 cm equivalent to 28 Inch - 30 Inch. While the female is 66.04 cm - 71.12 cm equivalent to 26 inch - 28 inch. Saint Bernard weight for male between 63.50 kg - 81.65 kg equivalent of 140 lbs - 180 Lbs. While females between 54.43 kg - 63.50 kg equivalent to 120 Lbs - 140 Lbs.
Leonberger is a beautiful, massive working dog with good and soft disposition. Leonberger comes from Leonberg, Germany. Although not very common breed, Leo has his own following, and for good reason. This breed is known for its close ties with the family and seems to have some sort of intuition when it comes to human emotions. Therefore, they make excellent family members as well as outstanding therapy dogs. They are soft giants but with a very soft coat.
Provide a large room for the dog, if you like big dogs. Because leonberger weighs about 120 pounds - 170 pounds. And make sure they get exercise every day.
Bullmastiff was originally developed as a protection. In the mid-19th century English Gamekeeper crossed Bulldog with a Mastiff Dog. These cross produces dogs are fearless and strong. Bullmastiff is a great guard dog, but most use the Bullmastiff as a companion dog.
Although the look a bit scary, this dog is a dog is soft and affectionate towards their family members. The dog weighs about 100 kg - 130 kg and up to 24 to 27 inches.
5. Dogue de Bordeaux
Dogue de Bordeaux is a large dog, lovable, blowzy dog lump. This dog has a big head and look fierce, but this dog very silly, very faithful and soft. Dogue is a great guard dog. Dogs are often referred to as the French Mastiff has existed during the centuries.
This dog weighing around 100 kg - 150 kg and has a height of 23 inches (58 cm) to 27 inches (69 cm).
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