Prove Big Dogs Are Best  

You may envisage a little, cuddly dog as the perfect pet. Some of the most loyal and loving dogs aren't little or medium.  

They are among the world's largest dog breeds. Disbelieve us? See these (mainly) gentle giants below.  

This list definitely includes the top ten or 20 largest dog breeds, but if you believe the Tibetan Mastiff is the biggest dog in the world.

you'll be surprised by how many others are even bigger. Several breeds weigh as much as an adult human.

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According to the American Kennel Club (AKC), many of the largest dogs on this list are working dogs, bred to haul heavy cargo or herd livestock.   

These dogs also produce several of the strongest and calmest breeds. In case you thought these large dogs couldn't get much better.

they're also among the brightest. Many are hypoallergenic, wonderful guard dogs, or good for families with kids, but all are lovely.  

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