Every dog is special and unique. They’re lovable and enjoy pleasing their favorite humans. We can never put the goodness of a dog into words. They’re far more precious than words can describe. With dogs in our life, our life becomes more meaningful as we learn a lot in the process of keeping one. The moment they set their paws in our homes, they become the youngest members of our families and we treat them like our little babies. They teach us responsibility and hard work. They teach us the true meaning of friendship and they show us how to truly enjoy life and live in the moment.
However, each dog breed is different than the other and posses some special qualities that make them stand out from the crowd. All dogs are generally powerful and strong, along with a sharp and alert mind. Today, we’re gonna talk about dogs that are exceptionally powerful dogs that are strong enough to move heavy objects. Yeah, we’re talking about the working dogs that are good at moving heavy objects and have pretty powerful biting abilities. Here we have a list of the top 10 world’s strongest dog breeds that you should know about. Scroll down and check them out.
#1 German Shepherd
We’re talking about strength and not mentioning the German Shepherd would be extremely unfair. It’s clear to say that on number one spot we have German Shepherd. As the name implies, it’s a German dog with incredible power and intelligence. They’re a confident, friendly and a super loyal breed. They are 22 to 26 inches tall and weigh somewhere between 50 to 90 pounds. They have a huge heart and protect their loved ones at all times.
#2 Siberian Husky
The second spot is reserved for our most favorite Siberian Husky! They’re from northeast Siberia, about 20 to 23.5 inches tall and 35 to 60 pounds heavy. Siberian Huskies were originally Sled Dogs and so can easily survive in extremely cold weather conditions. They have a very warm welcoming and friendly personality. They’re a great pet to have and are extremely funny.
Number three on the list is the Rottweiler. The’re 22 to 27 inches tall and 80 to 135 pounds heavy. Another one from Germany, these dogs are not only strong and muscular, but also very loyal and sweet. They’re playful, bold and always ready to protect their owner from any danger.
#4 Alaskan Malamute
On number four, we have our very favorite Alaskan Malamutes. They’re about 25 inches tall and between 75 to 85 pounds heavy. Their name says it all about their origin— Alaska, USA. They were bred to be Sled Dogs and posses incredible strength and can easily adapt to extremely cold weather. They are super independent and playful dogs.
#5 Great Dane
Meet the doggo on the fifth spot, the Great Dane dog. This breed is 28 to 32 inches tall and 110 to 175 pounds heavy. It’s yet another German dog on our list. It’s a muscular dog with an amazing personality. Doesn’t bark much and is extremely affectionate and gentle. It’s a super protective dog and is a great friend to have.
#6 Doberman Pinscher
Number six spot, we have the Doberman Pinscher dog. They’re 24 to 28 inches tall and weigh around 60 to 100 pounds. They’re a working dog from Germany. They are one of the noblest dogs out there. They’re intelligent, friendly, fearless and love their care givers a lot. With a Doberman Pinscher by your side, you can never be unsafe as they are super protective and are known to be the world’s best guard dogs.
On the seventh spot we have the Newfoundland dog. They’re from the easternmost province of Canada. They’re big and fluffy, a good combination of sweet and strong. They appear to be pretty intimidating by their looks, but have a beautiful personality. They don’t bark much and are pretty patient as well. They are great swimmers with a huge lung capacity. Swimming in the ocean with huge waves is not a big deal for them. On top of all that, they can survive cold weather with ease due to their thick waterproof coat. When we talk about their height, they’re about 28 Inches tall and weigh somewhere between 100 to 150 pounds.
#8 Saint Bernard
Number eight is the Saint Bernard Dog. This big goofy doggo is extremely friendly, quite and devoted. They sleep more than a usual dog would and are very adaptive of their surroundings. Saint Bernard dogs are actually rescue dogs and weigh somewhere between 120 to 180 pounds. They’re 26 to 30 inches tall and cuddly.
#9 English Mastiff
On the ninth spot we have the English Mastiff dog that’s about 27.5 to 30 inches tall and weighs between 120 to 230 pounds. This big doggo is native of the United Kingdom and popular for being the world’s heaviest dog. This breed is generally super sweet, kind, decent and gentle. Mastiffs are extremely lazy dogs and spend the majority of their time sleeping. Therefore, their owners have to put in a little effort and make them exercise on a regular basis, otherwise they may have health issues.
#10 Rhodesian Ridgeback
And finally, the number 10 spot is secured by the Rhodesian Ridgeback dog. Also known as the African Lion Dog or African Lion Hound, this dog belongs to the Southern African region. The Rhodesian Ridgeback is a hunting dog and it is believed that they once used to hunt down lions. What makes them special is their hair on the back that runs in the opposite direction from the rest of its coat. This dog weighs around 70 to 85 pounds and has a height of about 26 to 27 inches. They are pretty intelligent and loyal. They don’t bark much either and they are constantly trying to find ways to make their owner happy.
All these dogs are simply brilliant and captivating. Both in terms of appearance and intelligence. If you are planning on adopting a doggo, which one of these cuties would you get? Or, if you already have one of these sweethearts, drop one quality that you really like about the breed in the comments below. We just love to hear from you. Do share this with others.