5 Strongest Dogs

English Mastiff dog portrait in garden

5 Strongest Dogs

Dogs and humans have been living together for ages and now we can’t live without one another. Dogs are amazing companions and great pets. They are active, loyal and strong. They are our best friends and to them we are everything. They love us more than we love them. A dog is someone who will save your life before his. However, there are different kinds of dogs in the world. Some are small, some are giant, and some are little like pugs and some are super strong like pit bulls. If you have ever wanted to know about the strongest dogs in the world, this list is for you.

5 of the Strongest Dogs in the World


Here we have mentioned the top 5 World’s Strongest Dogs. Feel free to share this with your friends who love dogs as much as yourself.

1. English Mastiff

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English Mastiff dog portrait in garden

English Mastiff


English Mastiff is a giant breed of dogs. They are enormous in size with a massive head and great body. The modern breed of English Mastiff can be traced back to the 19th century. They are very popular giant dogs. His temperament is cool, and he is considered as one of the noblest giant dogs. He is a one kind dog but when it comes to danger, he is also a furious dog and will do anything to save his master from any type of danger. He is amazing with kids; he will let the little ones do pranks on him all day long. He is loyal and gentle. He is very powerful and strong with great intelligence, courage and a protective instinct.

The weight in a male Mastiff can go as high as 250 pounds (113 kg) and in the female, it can vary between 120-180 pounds (54 – 82 kg). They are gigantic in height and the Mastiffs are also big, males can grow to the minimum height of 30 inches (76 cm) and females can be 27.5 inches (70 cm). Their average life expectancy is 11 years.

2. Great Dane

Great Dane

Great Dane is large German breed of domestic dogs. Great Dane is known for their huge body and tall height. In Germany, they are known as Deutsche Dodge. One of the tallest dogs in the world was Great Dane “Zeus”, he was measured at 44 inches (112 cm) from shoulder to paw. With this height and build, they are one of the strongest dogs in the world. They are referred to as Gentle Giants, due to their temperament. They are very gentle, loyal and friendly natured. They often seek physical affection from their owners. They are not aggressive in nature, but rather friendly with other dogs too. When it comes to kids, they have great patience. Kids can do all the tricks on them, but it won’t bother them. They are very dignified dogs, full of strength and elegance. When it comes to danger, their powerful muscled body is always ready to face it.

The minimum weight in male Great Danes can go up to 120 lb (54 kg) and in females it is 100 lb (45 kg). While the maximum in Males can reach 180 pounds. They have huge height; they are one of the tallest dog breeds in the world. In male Great Danes the minimum height is 30 inches (76 cm) and in female Great Danes, it can reach a minimum of 28 inches (71 cm). Their average age expectancy is 7 years, which is low when compared to other domestic dogs.

3. Rottweiler


Adult Rottweiler dog lying on green grass


Rottweilers are a medium sized domestic dog breed, which was originally bred to herd livestock and pull carts. They are used as search dogs, guide dogs and even as police dogs. They are one of the best guard dogs in the world. They were bred to be one of them and this is the reason why they are still fearless and one of the strongest dog breeds. Training is very important to keep a Rottweiler’s temperament in control, if not trained properly they can be ferocious creatures. Their social skill also depends upon their training. Rottweilers are very protective of their owners and they can be aggressive other strange people. They are extremely intelligent and with proper training they will be calm and awesome. They are good by nature, but bad training can turn them aggressive.

The weight in male Rottweilers can go between 110–130 lb(50–60 kg) while in females it can be somewhere between 77–106 lb (35–48 kg). The height in male can be24–27 inch (61–69 cm) while in female it can go22–25 inch(56–63 cm). They are highly adaptive dogs. The life expectancy in Rottweilers is 10 years.

4. Kangal

Kangal Dog there Pokut Plateau Rize Camlihemsin Turkey


The Kangal is a livestock guardian dog, they are large in size. Kangals originated from Turkey. They were used as guarding dogs to protect the flock of sheep from predators like wolves, jackals and bears. With this protective guarding instinct, they are very powerful and strong. But when it comes to their temperament towards people, they are very gentle, calm and loyal towards their owner. They are very protective and gentle with little kids; they understand them and keep their calm while playing with little kids. They are a very well socialized and intelligent breed of dog.

Kangals can be large/medium in size, they are not as gigantic as Great Danes and St. Bernards but they are still big. The height in Kangals can go up to31 inch(78 cm) with minimum height of 65 cm (26 inch). The weight in male Kangals is between 110–140 lb (50–63 kg) and in female it is 90–120lb (41–54 kg).

5. St. Bernard

Purebred St. Bernard dog sitting on the grass on sunny day.

St. Bernard

St. Bernards are working dogs originally from Northern Italy and the Swiss Alps. They were bred to work as a rescue dog. The St. Bernard is a very large breed of dogs. They are enormous in size, the tales of their rescue missions in Alps are widely known and this is one of the reasons why they are famous. They are well known for their calmness. They have a friendly nature and are very patient when they are playing with children. St. Bernards are very large and the only threat to small children is being knocked over due to its large size. They are fearful and powerful. They are trained for rescue missions in the Alps and it is because they are one of the strongest dog breeds in the world. They get socialized easily and they are very loyal.

St. Bernards are giant dogs and they weigh between 140–260 lb (65–120 kg), but sometimes they can reach up to 310 lb (140 kg). In terms of height, they can reach 28–35 inch (70–90 cm). This is pretty big in terms of a dog breed.


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