The Top 18 Tallest Dog Breeds in the World

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These Are the Certified Tallest Dog Breeds in the World. The list of dogs below is the certified tallest dogs on the planet in terms of height. So, if you are looking for the tallest dog breeds for pet, this is the perfect site for you. On this particular

These Are the Certified Tallest Dog Breeds in the World

The list of dogs below is the certified tallest dogs on the planet in terms of height. So, if you are looking for the tallest dog breeds for pet, this is the perfect site for you. On this particular article, you will find the tallest breed of dog or the tallest individual dog attained by a particular dog in a particular breed. Like for instance, you will see that the tallest breed of dog is the Irish Wolfhound but you noticed that a particular individual dog breed of Great Dane is taller.

This particular situation explains that on the average, Irish Wolfhound is the tallest although there are some individual dog breeds that can be taller. These dogs may not be the most expensive in the world, but you will sure spend a lot for their food consumption.

Here are the tallest dog breeds in the world.

1. Irish Wolfhound

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On the average, the Irish Wolfhound is the tallest dog breed in the world. The minimum height of this breed is a stunning 82 centimeter tall. As it name Implies, it came from Ireland in Europe.

2. Great Dane

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Great Danes are not the world’s tallest breed of dogs but the current world record holder for the tallest dog is a Great Dane named George – he is 108 cm in height at the shoulder. This dog breed can be as heavy as 90 kg.

3. Bully Kutta

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This enormous dog breed is from Asia. It is called the Bully Kutta and it originated in the Indian sub-continent. It is the 3rd world’s tallest dog breed at 107 cm and the 6th heaviest dog on the planet 95 kg.

4. South Russian Ovcharka

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The South Russian Ovcharka dog breed without a face is the 4th tallest dog breed in the world. This cool-looking dog from Russia can attain a height of 91 cm. This dog with long hair and long legs is also called Ukrainian Ovcharka or South Russian Sheepdog

5. American Mastiff

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With a height of up to 91 cm, the American Mastiff is regarded as the world’s 5th tallest dog breed. This dog that can live up to 12 years is the 9th heaviest dog in the world growing up to 90 kg.

6. Saint Bernard

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Although the Saint Bernard is the largest and heaviest dog breed in the entire universe, it only rank 6th as the tallest dog breed in the world at 90 cm. This rescue dog can weigh 120 kg or more.

7. Akbash Dog

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The 7th tallest dog breed in the world is the Akbash of Turkey. It can grow up to 86 centimeters.

8. Himalayan Sheepdog

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The Himalayan Sheepdog from Nepal is the 8th tallest dog breed in the world at 82 cm. This dog is one of the rarest in the world.

9. Tibetan Mastiff

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One of the most gigantic dog breed in the world is he lion-like Tibetan Mastiff. It is one of the top heaviest dog breed in the world and ranked 9th as the tallest dog breed at 80+ cm.

10. Kanni

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Just by the mere physical appearance of the Kanni it is already enough to say that it is indeed one of the tallest dog breeds in the world. This breed is from India and can attain a height of 81.2 cm.

11. Polish Greyhound

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The tall-looking and slim Greyhound is a dog breed from Poland. It can attain a height of 81.2 cm and is also known as Chart Polski. It is the 11th tallest dog breed in the world.

10. Tosa

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The Tosa Inu or simply Tosa is one of the heaviest dog breed in the world that originated in Japan. It is one of the only 5 dog breed that can attain 100 kg weight or more. This fighting dog is one of the rarest breeds and the 11th tallest in the world at 82 cm.

13. Pyrenean Mountain Dog

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The Pyrenean Mountain Dog is the 13th tallest dog breed in the world at 81 cm. It has a lifespan of up to 12 years. It is known in the United States as the Great Pyrenees.

14. Kangal Dog

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With a height of 81 cm. the gigantic Kangal Dog of Turkey is the 14th tallest dog breed in the world. It can attain a weight of up to 80 kg.

15. Landseer

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The Landseer is a heavily built and gigantic dog breed that can grow up to 80 centimeter in height making it the 12th largest/heaviest dog breed on the planet.

16. Borzoi

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The Borzoi, which can grow up to 80 centimeter, is the 16th tallest dog breed in the world. It is also known as Russian Wolfhound.

17. Scottish Deerhound

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The Scottish Deerhound is the 17th tallest dog breed in the world at 80 cm and one of the tallest sighthounds in the world. This gigantic dog breed is from the United Kingdom.

18. Neapolitan Mastiff

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The last but certainly not the least on the list is the Neapolitan Mastiff. It is the 18th tallest dog breed at 79 cm and the 15th heaviest dog breed in the world at 70 kg.

See also

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