Top 10 giant dog breeds

Calm, gentle, and noble dogs, with a fearsome past as guard dogs and fighters.

1. Mastiff (English)

A giant breed known for its gentle nature and historical roots dating back to the 1st century.

2. Irish Wolfhound

Famous for rescuing people in the mountains, they are friendly and massive dogs.

3. Saint Bernard

Water-loving dogs with a history of working as sled and cart dogs.

4. Newfoundland

A hefty and wrinkled breed with a varied history as farm and guard dogs.

5. Dogue de Bordeaux

Glamorous giant breed with a majestic appearance, bred to resemble lions.

6. Leonberger

A working dog with a strong history of protecting livestock.

7. Anatolian Shepherd

A large, quiet breed with loose skin for protection.

8. Neapolitan Mastiff

One of the tallest breeds, goofily affectionate and originally bred for hunting and protection.

9. Great Dane

Among the lightest of the giant breeds, known for their tall and graceful stature.

10. Deerhound