Tallest Dog Breeds You’ll Absolutely Love

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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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Himalayan Sheepdog

Of the dogs on this list, they may not be the tallest, but they look enormous owing to their thick coats. That said, they can carry a hefty 90 lbs and stand about 28 inches. 


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Irish Wolfhound

Some believe the Irish Wolfhound may be the tallest breed in the world on average. The minimum size for one of these dogs is 32 inches.


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Kangal Dog

The Kangal is a wonderfully rounded dog standing about 34 inches and weighing 140 lbs. They originate from Turkey, where they were used to guard livestock in open fields.

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The Landseer or Landseer Newfoundland breed looks like a loving and sizable dog, standing about 30 inches high. They can weigh as much as 170 lbs.

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Polish Greyhound

The Polish Greyhound stands 31 inches and is a surprisingly strong dog, even though it does resemble the traditional greyhound. 

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