TOP 15 BIGGEST DOG BREEDS IN THE WORLD | Largest Dogs Ever
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TOP 15 BIGGEST DOG BREEDS IN THE WORLD | Largest Dogs Ever

September 23, 2019


Every puppy is tiny, but not all of them stay
like that. Some dogs become gigantic when they mature. In this video I listed top 15 BiGGEST DOG
BREEDS in the world. I’m gonna be using centimeters as hegith
unit and kilograms as weight unit but don’t forget that inces and pounds are gonna be
shown on the screen too. 15. Scottish Deerhound
The Deerhound was bred to hunt red deer by “coursing”, and also “deer-stalking”
until the end of the 19th century. With modern rifles and smaller deer-forests,
slower tracking dogs were preferred to fast and far-running Deerhounds. The Scottish Deerhound is gentle and extremely
friendly. Additionlly as a sighthound they are eager
to chase. The Deerhound needs considerable exercise
when young to develop properly and to maintain its health and condition. When a male Scottish Deerhound gets mature
he stands about 80 centimeters tall and weighs 47 kilograms. 14. French Mastiff
French mastiff is a large and one of the most ancient French dog breeds. A typical French Mastiff is a very powerful
dog, with a very muscular body. This brawny breed has been put to work in
many different capacities, from pulling carts and hauling heavy objects, to guarding flocks. The Dogue de Bordeaux was known in France
as early as the fourteenth century, particularly in southern France in the region around Bordeaux. Hence, the city lent its name to this large
dog. A male French Mastiff becomes 63 kilograms
and reach a height of 66 centimeters at maturity. 13. Black Russian Terrier
The Black Russian Terrier, also known as the Chornyi Terrier, is a breed of dog created
in USSR during the late 1940s and the early 1950s for use as military and working dogs. The contemporary Black Russian Terrier is
a working, guarding, sporting and companion dog. Despite its name, the Black Russian Terrier
is not a true terrier: it is believed that about seventeen breeds were used in its development. A mature Black Russian Terrier stands 75 centimeters
tall and weighs 60 kilograms. The Black Russian Terrier, because of its
breeding as a working dog, has a very strong “work ethic”. It needs a job to do in order to be happy
because may become hyperactive if it does not have a chance to burn off its energy. 12. Komondor
The Komondor also known as the Hungarian sheepdog, is a large, white-coloured Hungarian breed
of livestock guardian dog with a long, corded coat. The Komondor breed has been declared one of
Hungary’s national treasures, to be preserved and protected from modification. The body is covered with a heavy, matted,
corded coat. They have robust bodies, strongly muscled
with long legs and a short back. When a male Komondor becomes mature, it weighs
around 58 kilograms and stands 80 centimeters tall. Its temperament is like that of most livestock
guarding dogs; it is calm and steady when things are normal, but, in case of trouble,
the dog will fearlessly defend its charges. It was bred to think and act independently
and make decisions on its own. 11. Neopolitan Mastiff
The Neapolitan Mastiff or Mastino is a large, ancient dog breed. This massive breed is often used as a guard
of family and property due to their protective instincts and their fearsome appearance. The Neapolitan Mastiff is fearless and extremely
protective of its home and family. It rarely barks unless under provocation,
renowned for sneaking up on intruders as opposed to first alerting them of its presence. Neopolitan Mastiffs, as a breed, are extremely
intelligent dogs with a tendency to be independent thinkers. They learn quickly, which is both good and
bad, since this guardian breed needs extensive proper socialization to learn to accept strangers,
especially within the home; without proper early socialization and training, these dogs
are likely to become aggressive towards strangers and unfamiliar dogs. A male Neopolitan Mastiff weighs 66 kilograms
and stands 73 centimeters tall at maturity. 10.Kangal
The Kangal Dog is a breed of large livestock guardian dog in Sivas. It is a guardian that lives with the flock
of sheep to actively fend off predator of all sizes. Typically used as protection against wolves,
bears, and jackals in its native Turkey. The breed has been exported to African countries
like Namibia and Kenya in more recent years due to its intimidating size and capabilities. In Africa it successfully protects local herds
from lions, cheetahs, and similar indigenous big cats, which has the benefit of protecting
livestock. The Kangal Dog is calm, controlled, independent,
powerful and protective.They may be aloof towards strangers, but a well-socialized Kangal
Dog is friendly with visitors and especially children. When a male becomes an adult it stands 78
centimeters tall and 62 kilograms heavy. 9. Great Dane
The Great Dane is a German breed of domestic dog known for its giant size. Like most dogs, Great Danes require daily
walks to maintain their health. However, it is important not to over exercise
this breed, particularly when young. Great Dane puppies grow very large, very fast,
which puts them at risk of joint and bone problems. Given their large size, Great Danes continue
to grow longer than most dogs. Even at one year of age, a Great Dane continues
to grow for several more months. There are couple of coat colors of this dog
but the most known one is black. The Great Dane’s large and imposing appearance
belies its friendly nature. They are known for seeking physical affection
with their owners, and the breed is often referred to as a “gentle giant” and generally
do not exhibit extreme aggressiveness or a high prey drive. When a male Great Dane matures, it stands
78 centimeters tall and weighs 66 kilograms. 8. Leonberger
Another giant dog breed is Leonberger. This dog was ostensibly bred as a “symbolic
dog” that would mimic the lion in the town coat of arms. This mountain dog occurs with a generous double
coat; the Leonberger is a large, muscular, and elegant dog with balanced body type, medium
temperament, and dramatic presence. It is also good in searching and rescuing. The surprisingly agile Leonberger is sound
and coordinated, with both strength in bearing and elegance in movement. When a male becomes mature it stands 71 centimeters
tall and weighs 74 kilograms. 7. Irish Wolfhound
The Irish Dog is a breed of domestic dog, specifically a very large sighthound from
Ireland. The name originates from its purpose, rather
than from its appearance. This dog breed is suitable for helping owner
in hunting and protecting family. However Irish Wolfhounds don’t show tendency
to guard posessions of the owner. Irish Wolfhound is the tallest dog breed. An adult male is 83 centimeters tall and weighs
65 kilograms. This breed often create a strong bond with
their family and can become quite destructive or morose if left alone for long periods of
time. A wolfhound is most easily described by its
historical motto, “gentle when stroked, fierce when provoked”. 6. Newfoundland
The Newfoundland dog is a large working dog. They can be either black or brown. They were originally bred and used as working
dogs for fishermen in Newfoundland. Newfoundland dogs are known for their giant
size, intelligence, tremendous strength, calm dispositions. These dogs have huge lung capacity for swimming
extremely long distances and a thick, oily, and waterproof double coat which protects
them from the chill of icy waters so they are mostly helpig rescue and lifesaving teams
nowadays. A male Newfoundland weighs 79 kilograms and
stands 70 centimeters tall at maturity. 5. Landseer
Landseer dogs are very similar to Newfoundland dogs that sometimes they are mistakenly considered
one same breed, although they do have a few differences in appearance and personality. Overall, they are sweet and gentle dogs and
easier to train. The Landseer dog is known for its sweet disposition,
gentleness, and serenity. They enjoy swimming and tend to drool, though
not as much as some other giant breeds. Male Landseers become 79 centimeters tall
and 72 kilograms heavy at maturity. 4. Caucasian Shepherd Dog
The Caucasian Shepherd Dog is a large guard dog breed from the Caucasus Mountains. These Dogs are strongly boned, muscular, but
harmonious built dogs. In ancient times they served in the Caucasus
mountains as livestock guardian dogs, defending sheep from predators, mainly wolves, jackals
and bears. But today they work as prison guard dogs in
Russia. The Caucasian Shepherd Dog is an extremely
independent, self-confident, fearless and intelligent dog. It is a highly protective dog averse to unfamiliar
people. It is a low activity dog, seemingly lethargic
when not working, but agile and convincing when it feels its family is threatened. Adult males are 75 centimeters tall and 77
kilograms heavy. 3. Tosa Inu
The Tosa Inu or Japanese Mastiff is a breed of dog of Japanese origin that is considered
rare. It was originally bred in Tosa, Shikoku as
a fighting dog and is the only breed still used in Japanese dog fighting. Ownership is restricted in some countries
as a dangerous breed. The Tosa Inu varies considerably in size,
with the Japanese-bred dogs tending to be about half the size of those bred outside
the country. The outside Japan breed’s male stands 77
centimeters tall and weighs around 78 kilograms. 2. English Mastiff
Distinguished by its enormous size, massive head, short coat in a limited range of colours,
and always displaying a black mask. However this giant dog breed is noted for
its gentle and loving nature. This breed is the heaviest in the list. A male English Mastiff weighs 87 kilograms
and stands 77 centimeters tall at maturity. They were used in fights against bears, bulls
and lions in the past. Back in the Roman Empire, Caesar was so impressed
by the English Mastiff when he invaded Britain, that he reportedly took a few of them back
home, where they were used in lion and gladiator fights but now, they are just gentle giants. Nowadays they are often used as therapy dogs,
as well as for search and rescue, weight pulling and tracking. It needs to be with its people because long
isolation can lead to destructive behavior and anxieties. 1.Saint Bernard
This enormous breed is a working dog from the Western Alps in Italy and Switzerland. Known as a classic example of a gentle giant. The Saint Bernard is calm, patient and sweet
with adults, and especially children. However they, like all very large dogs, must
be well socialized with people and other dogs in order to prevent fearfulness and any possible
aggression or territoriality. The biggest threat to small children is being
knocked over by this breed. Overall they are a gentle, loyal and affectionate
breed, and if socialized are very friendly. In addition to being a friendly family dog
they can participate in tracking events or even play a part in search and rescue work. At maturity a male Saint Bernard reaches a
height of 80 centimeters and weight of 85 kilograms. So this was the biggest dog breeds list, I
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