Before getting a large dog breed, evaluate if you are the kind of people who love playing with your dogs, combing them and exercising with them? Are you a very active person who is willing to go out and exercise with your dog very frequently? Do you live in a big house or farm with enough space and an appropriate fence for a big dog to stay and develop in a conformable way? Are you the kind of people who doesn’t really care about having things broken at home or hair all over your place? If you have answered in an affirmative way one or more of these questions, then you may be a suitable candidate to become a large dog breed owner.Believe it or not, this dogs can sometimes be even better for kids because they normally have a more sociable temper, they are more playful and kind.

Large dog breeds are also great for service training and serve as assistance for handicapped and blind people because of their good temper, their size and strength and other different characteristics that make these dogs great for these tasks.

Some important things you might want to know about these type of dogs, is that they may demand a bigger budget because they need bigger amounts of food and stuff and also more energy from you because they need to exercise more, in order to keep the good shape and the appropriate health.

The most known large dogs breed are the following:

  • Afghan Hound.
  • Boxer.
  • Collie.
  • Doberman Pinscher.
  • English Setter.
  • Dogo Argentino.
  • German Sheperd. *
  • German Pinscher. *
  • German Shorthaired Pointer. *
  • German Wirehaired Pointer. *
  • Giant Schnauzer. *
  • Golden Retriever. *
  • Gordon Setter. *
  • Great Dane. *
  • Great Pyrenees. *
  • Greater Swiss Mountain Dog. *
  • Grehound. *
  • Irish Setter.
  • Labrador.
  • Neopolitan Mastiff.
  • Rottweiler.
  • Saint Bernard.
  • Wolfdog.
  • Others.

All of the large dog breeds on the list with a (*) sign are the ones recognized by the ACK organization. Now you have enough material to choose for the best large dog breed for you. Good luck in your search!

Dog Races

Alaskan MalamuteSiberian Husky
Basset houndLabrador Retriever
BobtailGerman Shepherd
BoxerBelgian Shepherd
Bull TerrierGroenendael
English BulldogPekingese
King Charles SpanielSaint Bernard
Chow ChowIrish Setter
Cocker SpanielShar Pei
CollieAmerican Staffordshire Terrier
DalmatianYorkshire Terrier
Deutsche DoggeWest Highland White Terrier
Fox TerrierDachshund
Afghan HoundGolden Retriever
Spanish Hound 

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