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Top 10 Biggest Dogs in the World

The term "biggest" should be defined before any sort of ranking can be made. Although some dog breeds are unusually tall, this is the ultimate tally if you define "biggest dog breed in the world" as "heaviest." 

The ideal weight for a male Neapolitan mastiff is 150 pounds, while a female should be about 110 pounds. Many people believe that mastiffs are the largest breed of canine there is. Yet, the Neapolitan mastiff is wrinkly and has sagging cheeks.

Neapolitan Mastiff

Weight range for male Newfoundland canines is 130–150 pounds, while females should be 100–120 pounds. The Newfoundland was developed to aid commercial fishermen, while the world's heaviest and largest canine were bred to protect livestock.


Female Anatolian shepherds weigh between 80 and 120 pounds, while their male counterparts weigh between 110 and 150 pounds. Male Anatolian shepherds weigh between 110 and 150 pounds. 

Anatolian Shepherd

Male Tibetan mastiffs, according to the American Kennel Club, should measure 90–150 pounds, while females should be 70–120 pounds. We've ranked it as the seventh largest canine in the world because of this.

Tibetan Mastiff

The average Caucasian shepherd weighs between 99 and 170 pounds, making it the largest canine in the world. This breed of canine originates in the Georgia region of Russia and is commonly used as a guard dog. 

Caucasian Shepherd

The American Kennel Club specifies a weight range of 110 to 170 pounds for male Leonbergers and 90 to 140 pounds for females. This largest dog in the world is taller than some humans and wider than others, measuring an incredible 30 inches at the shoulder.


Male Great Danes should measure between 140 and 175 pounds, while females should be between 110 and 140 pounds, according to the American Kennel Club standard. A Great Dane by the name of Zeus was one of the biggest and largest dogs in the world.

Great Dane

Bitches weigh between 120 and 140 pounds, while Saint Bernards should weigh between 140 and 180 pounds. Males should be at least 27.5 inches tall at the shoulder, so this canine appears quite large.

Saint Bernard

Male and female Boerboels have the same weight range of 150 to 220 pounds. After originally breeding them to combat leopards and baboons, farmers in South Africa found other uses for them. 


As of the year 2021, the English Mastiff, a breed classified as a mastiff by the American Kennel Club, was the largest canine in the world. Aicama Zorba was a 343-pound canine. However, the average height of the largest dog in the globe is about 30 inches.


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