Large Dog Breeds with Photos

Yorkshire Terrier on a Fishing

If you want to have dog of large breed, you will need to decide what kind of work it will be doing. Large breed is dog - companion, an excellent guard and defender of you and your family. If you are an avid hunter, you will like dog of hound breeds. If you have a farm, you need a dog - shepherd. At any case, you must understand that keeping dog of large breed is much more difficult than the dog of small breed or dog of medium size.

You should consider your financial possibilities and living conditions, go for a walk with your pet and maintain it in good shape.

All the necessary information you will find in the section about large dog breeds.

  • It is the most popular and versatile breed of dog in the world. Its ancestors were shepherds and helped people by the household. Many people wonder why German Shepherd is so popular. Because it is attentive, hardy, very beautiful and it is trained very well.

    It is acting in movies and a lot of films have become popular thanks to its participation because it is among the three of the most intelligent breeds in the world.

  • This is one of the largest breeds of dogs in the world. He has formidable appearance, charm, kind and gentle temperament and boundlessly devoted to his owner. It is a wonderful family dog and cheerful pet now although he was the most formidable enemy of wolves in the past. He does not show aggression to people and gets on well with owner`s children. Wolfhound does not like being alone and will feel very lonely if stays alone for a long time.

  • The Irish Setter is a cheerful, affectionate, kind and reliable companion, an excellent hunter and friend for you and your family. Setter is an ideal dog for a hunter. He is active, agile and runs very fast. He enjoys participating in agility, dog-frisbee, and different kinds of sport for dogs. The dog of this breed is an ideal friend for active people and teenagers. He has a patient and reserved character and will never bite a person.

  • This large and beautiful dog will be your reliable watchdog and guard. Leonberger loves children and other pets. He is a wonderful companion and family dog. He is faithful and reliable friend who will love you and your family. He is a huge and a strong but he never offends or betrays. He never shows aggression towards people. Leo only waits for your affection and understanding.

  • This amazing breed will not leave anyone indifferent. Weimaraner is graceful, strong, friendly and handsome, his elegant body is perfectly in motion, and amazing eyes seem to peer into your soul. He is extremely intelligent and enduring, and will be a true friend and helper for his owner-hunter. If your life style is constant trips to nature and hunting for a bird, this breed will make you an excellent company. Hunting is destiny for Weimaraner and he always fulfills it with pleasure.

  • The Bernese Mountain Dog is a hard dog breed with a beautiful appearance and kind temperament. He gets along well with children and other pets in house. He is incredibly loyal to the owner and is very difficult to tolerate separation and loneliness. A change of owners is highly undesirable for this breed, because it can cause prolonged apathy and depression. Breeders like this breed for friendly personality, intelligence and highly trainable temperament. This big friendly and cheerful dog will be an excellent companion, loyal friend and favorite of the family.

  • The Komondor is one of the largest breeds of dog. This dog originated as a heavy, working breed and maintains an instinctual working temperament today. He is very muscular and was built for livestock guarding so he is very calm and extremely protective of his owner and all members of the family which he lives in. With a weight ranging up to 59 kg depending on gender and a life expectancy of 10-12 years, the Komondor is a resilient and vigilant breed, alert to threat and change. A Komondor can become obstinate when bored, so it is imperative that training sessions be upbeat and happy.

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