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A Size Guide to Large and Giant Dogs: Big, Bigger, and Biggest


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The Charm of Large and Giant Dogs

 
There's something special about having a big, furry friend by your side. Large and giant dog breeds are not just impressive in size, but they also have big hearts and gentle personalities that make them perfect for families and individuals who crave companionship. Whether you're looking for a loyal guard dog, a playful companion for kids, or just a snuggle buddy, a large or giant dog breed could be the perfect fit.
 

 Large and Giant Dog Breeds Size Chart

 
Here's a size chart for some of the most popular large and giant dog breeds:

 

Breed Average Length (cm) Average Height (cm) Average Weight (kg)
Afghan Hound 69 - 74 74 - 78 25 - 30
Alaskan Malamute 70 - 80 58 - 64 34 - 38
Anatolian Shepherd 81 - 86 71 - 76 40 - 65
Bernese Mountain Dog 84 - 102 58 - 70 36 - 50
Bloodhound 63 - 87 58 - 76 36 - 50
Boerboel 64 - 80 64 - 70 70 - 90
Bullmastiff 64 - 88 64 - 72 54 - 59
Cane Corso 64 - 80 58 - 70 45 - 50
Dogue de Bordeaux 66 - 84 58 - 66 54 - 65
English Mastiff 76 - 96 70 - 91 68 - 110
German Shepherd 63 - 81 55 - 65 34 - 43
Golden Retriever 56 - 63 51 - 71 27 - 36
Great Dane 80 - 88 76 - 86 54 - 91
Great Pyrenees 71 - 86 66 - 81 40 - 54
Greater Swiss Mountain Dog 62 - 72 60 - 71 50 - 64
Irish Wolfhound 89 - 103 76 - 90 48 - 70
Komondor 61 - 91 64 - 81 50 - 60
Kuvasz 66 - 76 64 - 76 52 - 62
Leonberger 76 - 88 71 - 81 54 - 79
Neapolitan Mastiff 66 - 86 61 - 75 50 - 70
Newfoundland 64 - 78 64 - 71 54 - 68
Old English Sheepdog 56 - 76 51 - 71 27 - 36
Pyrenean Mastiff 76 - 88 71 - 83 68 - 100
Rottweiler 70 - 88 58 - 68 50 - 60
Romanian Shepherd Dog 76 - 86 61 - 71 30 - 45
Giant Schnauzer 66 - 76 64 - 74 32 - 43
Rhodesian Ridgeback 75 - 93 68 - 84 32 - 36
Viszla 61 - 71 53 - 63 18 - 30
Weimaraner 63 - 73 58 - 70 27 - 41
Flat Coated Retriever 60 - 70 56 - 63 25 - 36
Samoyed 58 - 66 55 - 60 23 - 30
American Bulldog 61 - 81 52 - 67 32 - 58
Belgian Malinois 56 - 66 56 - 66 25 - 30

Remember that these are just average measurements, and individual dogs may vary dependent on factors such as: gender, diet, and exercise. It's always important to measure your own dog to ensure a proper fit.

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Accessories for Your Large and Gentle Giant Pup

 
a Golden Retriever being pushed along in the InnoPet Mamut
(A Golden Retriever being pushed along in the InnoPet Mamut)


With this size chart - paired with your measurement's - you can make an informed decision that you are purchasing the right size pet accessory that can make life easier and more comfortable for both you and your furry friend. 

There are plenty of other pet accessories that can take your gentle giant's comfort and mobility to the next level. Such as a convenient dog stroller or dog trailer from top brands such as InnopetIbiyayaCroozer & Burley. You can take your pooch with you wherever you go! And if your furry friend has mobility issues, a pet wheelchair can give them the freedom to run, play, and explore just like any other pup.

Shop our specially curated accessories collection for something tail-ored to fit. 

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