3 Biggest Dog Breeds in the World

Most large breeds descended from working or herding dogs.Larger dogs require more training, space, and companionship.

Tibetan Mastiff

Tibetan Mastiffs are kind with their humans despite their lion-like appearance. The dogs were raised to defend Himalayan residents and their herds from all attackers.

The breed is still a fierce watchdog and protector but also enjoys lounging with family. Tibetans, medium-energy dogs, need mental and physical stimulation to stay happy, healthy, and interested.


Canadian fishermen developed Newfies to be 28 inches tall and 150 pounds. They're lovely, family-friendly dogs that can protect if needed.

With webbed feet, Newfies are natural swimmers. Newfies drool; don't trust breeders.

Cane Corso

Cane Corso means "dog protector" in Latin and was bred to hunt wild boar. This breed is a ferocious guardian and superb family watchdog.

The agile, clever, affectionate, and loyal Corso may run roughshod over any owner without adequate training.

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