What Is The Heaviest Breed Of Dog ?




What Is The Heaviest Breed Of Dog ?

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The heaviest breed of dog is based on few considerations apart from vital stats. A lot of them could be found in the Mastiff family. The Mastiff family of dogs is unlike normal dogs, which require a lot of maintenance and demand a lot of money to be spent on them, be it provision of food or grooming them.

Here are a few dogs from the Mastiff family which are considered to be the heaviest breed of dog.

Bernese Mountain Dog:
◦    Weight: up to 110 pounds
◦    Height: up to 27 inches
◦    Life Span: 6 to 8 years
◦    Personality: Composed and generous

◦    Weight: up to 130
◦    Height:  up to 27 inches
◦    Life Span: up to 10 years
◦    Personality: gentle giant, good with children

Apart from the Mastiff family, the Irish Wolfhound is a dog breed that is considered to be one of the heaviest, whose stats are as mentioned:

Irish Wolfhound:
◦    Weight: up to 150
◦    Height: up to 34 inches. He can stand up to 7 feet
◦    Life Span: up to 8 years
◦    Personality:  Pleasant, good with children, loyal

However, the Mastiff breed of dogs are the ones which are officially recognized as the heaviest, and which are entered in the Guinness Book of World Records also. On an average, these dogs weigh 300 pounds. While the English Mastiff, Neapolitan Mastiff, and Bull Mastiff are known for their large and heavy form, there are other breeds as well, such as the Great Dane, Newfoundland, St. Bernard, Great Pyrenees, Scottish Deerhound, Irish Wolfhound, and Rottweiler which are also large and heavy.

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