Tallest Dog Breeds (2023) You’ll Love

Everyone has their favorite breed. Some really love toy dogs, others love working dogs, and then there are those of us that simply cannot resist a big beast of a pup.

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When considering tall breeds, note that most are also hefty in weight. Some are deemed giant breeds, and here are the 17 most recognized. 

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The Akbash breed is usually white and hails from the Anatolia region of Turkey. They can grow up to 33 inches tall and weigh up to 140 lbs.


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American Mastiff

American Mastiffs have been recorded as weighing as much as a hefty 200 lbs. That means that they outweigh the average human.


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The odd-looking but beautiful Borzoi is a sighthound, standing 28 inches tall. Though perhaps not as hefty in terms of weight as some other dogs on this list, they are nonetheless striking in their appearance.

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Bully Kutta

Nicknamed “The Beast of the East,” the Bully Kutta was once a working dog in the Indian region. As guards, they stood an impressive 36 inches tall, weighing 170 lbs.

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Great Dane

The Great Dane might be a favorite giant breed dog. It stands 32 inches at the shoulder and can tip the scale up to 175 lbs.

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