Large dog breeds

Large Dog Breeds

Here is a list of Large Dog Breeds. These dogs are really huge (but not the largest).

Note: For giant sized dogs, please see our list of largest dog breeds. The list of largest dog breeds has dogs which can grow up to compete for the world record as the largest dog! These include Great Dane, Old English Mastiff, Irish Wolfhound, Saint Bernard, Newfoundland, Tibetan Mastiff and Great Pyrenees.

Big dogs are not for everyone. Most large dogs have a shorter lifespan and many health issues (originating from stomach bloat). If you choose a large sized dog, make sure he gets exercised and stays active. Owning a large dog can be an experience you will never forget.

Neapolitan Mastiff

Large dogs Neapolitan Mastiff

Neapolitans have large drooly faces. Males can grow up to be huge.

Scottish Deerhound

Big dog breeds Scottish Deerhound

Deerhounds are just a little smaller than the Irish Wolfhounds (tallest dogs).


Large dog breeds bullmastiff

Bullmastiffs grow large and wide. They make great guard dogs.

Alaskan Malamute

Large sized dogs Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan Malamutes are probably the largest sled dogs.

Anatolian Shepherd Dog

Large dogs Anatolian Shepherd

Males can grow up to be huge – tall as well as bulky.

Bernese Mountain Dog

Big dog breeds Bernese Mountain Dog

These are large dogs. They appear larger due to their fur.

Black Russian Terrier

Large dog breeds Black Russian Terrier

Black Russian Terrier males can grow up to be huge.

Cane Corso

Big dog breeds Cane Corso

All Cane Corso specimens are not large. Some males grow up to be larger.

Dogue De Bordeaux

Large dog breeds Dogue de Bordeaux

They have large heads and grow wide (but not tall).

Greenland Dog

Big sled dogs Greenland dog

Alfa males can grow up to be huge. Large sled dogs.


Big dog breeds Komondor

This large breed appears larger with its unique fur.


Large dog breeds Kuvasz


Large dog breeds Leonberger


Hounds Borzoi

Bouvier Des Flandres

Large dog breeds Bouvier des Flandres

Link: Giant dog breeds