The dogs’ breeds are ranging from different sizes, personalities, purposes, colors, and shapes. Whether you want a dog for your companion or herder, or for hunter or guardian, all the geographical locations have their different dogs. But for the people who love large dog breeds, we have brought nine of the largest dogs out of the hundred dog breeds.
1) Great Dane
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Great Dane is very famous for its large height but is not for a heavyweight. They mainly reach around 100-120 pounds but their height gives a plus point to their personality. Their average height is from 20 inches to 30 inches, and sometimes even more. A Great Dane, named Zeus made a record for the tallest dog by having 44 inches in height. But their life longevity is very low. They live only for 6 to 8 years. Zeus died at the age of 5.
2) Neapolitan Mastiff
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The average height of a Neapolitan Mastiff is from 26-31 inches with 130-155 pounds weight. Females are usually a little smaller than the male Neapolitan Mastiff and even their weight is also lighter than males. It varies from 110-130 pounds. They prove to be an ideal guard by being fearless and protective towards their family and home.
3) Scottish Deerhound
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Scottish Deerhound is famous for its height and also for easily chasing down its prey. Apart from being larger, they are heavier too than Greyhounds. Their maximum height is 32 inches and can gain up to 110 pounds.
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