44 Best Large Dog Breeds

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Lets now refer to big size dogs. The canines that belong to this category can’t live inside our apartments. Besides the destruction, they could produce when these large dog breeds are placed in very small areas they are not able to develop their muscles correctly.

For the purpose of giving a ballpark idea, if a “great dane” stands up in its back legs it can reach or even overcome the height of an adult human being. Its imaginable the need to count on an open outdoor space for them to run.

If we are looking for a dog of this size, we need to take into account how costly is to have it. These breeds eat in large quantities, and hair care in many of them is also expensive. We also need to have in mind the costs of training, because if a pet of this site doesn’t receive a proper one, it could turn dangerous and rebellious.

 
If you are wondering about buying a dog of these characteristics, it is recommended to consider what was just described. It is also good to know that this type of breed of 55 to 132 lbs, is not good to be at homes where small children live. Definitely, a dog with these dimensions can harm them with ease.

Something very important to mention is that large dog breeds are perfect guardians. Their look and size make any unknown to think 2 times before entering private property and commit a robbery. So, what would be better than choosing a big size canine to be well protected!

See here a list of the most known large dog breeds in the world.

Large Breeds (Weight: 55 to 198 pounds)

   
Airedale-Terrier
Airedale Terrier
chesapeake-bay-retriever
Chesapeake Bay Retriever
irish-setter
Irish Setter
akita-inu
Akita Inu
border-collie
Border Collie
irish-water-spaniel
Irish Water Spaniel
alaskan-malamute
Alaskan Malamute
flat-coated-retriever
Flat Coated Retriever
komondor
Komondor
english-foxhound
Airedale Terrier
dalmatian
Dalmatian
labrador-retriever
labrador Retriever
American-Water-Spaniel
American Water Spaniel
doberman-pinscher
Doberman Pinscher
old-english-sheepdog
Old English Sheepdog
beauceron
Beauceron
english-foxhound
English Foxhound
otterhound
Otterhound
belgian-shepherd-malinois
Belgian Shepherd Malinois
english-setter
English Setter
plott-hound
Plott Hound
Belgian-Shepherd-Laekenois-
Belgian Shepherd laekenois
german-shepherd
German Shepherd
pudelpointer
Pudelpointer
belgian-shepherd-tervuren
Belgian Shepherd Tervuren
german-shorthaired-pointer
German Shorthaired Pointer
portuguese-pointer
Portuguese Pointer
bernese-mountain
Bernese Mountain
german-wirehaired-pointer
German Wirehaired Pointer
rhodesian-ridgeback
Rhodesian Ridgeback
black-and-tan-coonhound
Black And Tan Coonhound
giant-schnauzer
Giant Schnauzer
rottweiler
Rottweiler
bloodhound
Bloodhound
golden-retriever
Golden Retriever
saluki
Saluki
bouvier-des-flanders
Bouvier Des Flanders
gordon-setter
Gordon Setter
spinone-italiano
Spinone Italiano
boxer
Boxer
greyhound
Greyhound
vizsla
Vizsla
swedish-elkhound
Swedish Elkhound
briard
Briard
ibizan-hound
Ibizan Houndr