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Extra Large Dog Breeds

Extra Large Dog Breeds
Fond of the really large dog breeds and don't know what some of those are? In this piece, we will list out some of the most popular breeds, let you know why they are preferred to the smaller breeds, and how to care for them.
Rujuta Borkar
Last Updated: Mar 18, 2019
Intense dog lovers in the world, there are many; that's a given. But the kind of dog lovers there are, can differ. Some people, they like the small, frisky, little dogs. The cute little ones that are very manageable. And others? They want for themselves the extra large dog breeds. They like the robust, strong, and really hefty kind.
There could be a number of reasons that influence this factor, like the love of owning a pet which has such a powerful stance and exerts so much power with its mere presence. If you are one of them who want for themselves one of the largest dogs, then read on.
Here is a comprehensive list of these dog breeds. Give here is a list to read and see what it has to offer for you.
Reasons to Choose
There are several reasons for why people would want a large dog breed. The most common reason that is seen to influence this decision is that they want a dog that exudes fear in people.
This helps when they keep pets for security reasons and the sheer size of the dog is seen to help make matters easier. So also, some of these dogs are trained to attack or thwart strangers, and therefore they help in keeping the house safe.
There are also a section of the people that simply love big dogs for their sheer size. They say that having big dogs gives them the satisfaction of actually owning pets, which owning small dogs never does.
The Caring Factors
While it might seem that it is so incredibly awesome to have a large dog, there needs to be certain things kept in mind. Here are some of the factors that one should consider before going in for a large dog.
Do you have the space, man force, resources (food, shelter), money for regular health check ups, and the money to fulfill any other need that the dog might have?
A large dog will need that much more food, space, and exercise, and will require you to give it that much time to ensure proper growth.
It's not merely the monetary demands that need to be considered, there is also the need to consider whether you can give it that much time and love as well as make sure that there are options ready for when you want to travel out-of-town. All these factors have to be considered before going in for a large dog.
List of Dogs
If you've considered all the factors mentioned here and made an informed decision about owning a dog that is large and sturdy, then here is list of exactly those kinds.
Japanese Dog Akita Inu at forest
  • Akita Inu
Female American bulldog on summer meadow rural scene
  • American Bulldog
big akbash dog
  • Akbash Dog
Anatolian Shepherd Dog
  • Anatolian Shepherd
American Pit Bull Terrier in snow
  • American Bull Molosser
female Beauceron
  • Beauceron
Borzoi dog in grass
  • Borzoi
Bouvier bernois
  • Bernese Mountain Dog
The portrait of Bloodhound dogs
  • Bloodhound
Black Russian Terrier
  • Black Russian Terriers
English Mastiff dog
  • Bullmastiff
Portrait of a Boerboel dog
  • Boerboel
Karakachan puppy
  • Bulgarian Shepherd Dog
Bucovina Shepherd
  • Bukovina Sheepdog
Tornjak Sheepdog Close Up
  • Bosnian-Herzegovinian Sheepdog - Tornjak
Face of beautiful canary dog
  • Canary Dog
Dogue de Bordeaux - Bordeaux Mastiff -French Mastiff
  • Dogue de Bordeaux
Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
  • Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
Great Pyrenees
  • Great Pyrenees
Beautiful Great Dane
  • Great Dane
Kuvasz seats
  • Kuvasz
Man with a komondor dog
  • Komondor
Big Kangal Dog
  • Kangal Dog
Landseer dog
  • Landseer
Adult male Newfoundland dog sitting down in a snow storm
  • Newfoundland
Neapolitan Mastiff, three years old, sitting
  • Neapolitan Mastiff
old English sheepdog
  • Old English Sheepdog
Pyrenean Mastiff dog enclosed
  • Pyrenean Mastiff
Black Rottweiler dog
  • Rottweiler
St. Bernard Dog sitting with a mountain background
  • Saint Bernard
Scottish Deerhound
  • Scottish Deerhound
Shiloh shepherd puppy
  • Shiloh Shepherd
Spanish Mastiff
  • Spanish Mastiff
Dog breed Tibetan Mastiff
  • Tibetan Mastiff
Tosa Inu dog
  • Tosa
  • American Mastiff
  • American Bandogge Mastiff
  • American Blue Gascon Hound
  • Australian Bandog
  • American Alsatian
  • Cao da Serra da Estrela
  • Canis Panther
  • Danish Broholmer
  • Cao dos Moure
  • Cão de Castro Laboreiro
  • Caucasian Owtcharka
  • Native American Indian Dog
  • Slovensky Cuvac
  • Roman Rottweiler
  • Pakistani Mastiff
  • Moscow Watchdog
  • Middle Asian Ovtcharka
  • Nebolish Mastiff
  • Rafeiro do Alentejo
  • South Russian Ovtcharka
  • Titán Bull-Doggé
These were some of the largest dog breeds that were mentioned above. You can choose one from among these breeds according to your preference and see what the dog has to offer.