A giant dog as the name indicates is a canine of colossal dimensions and weighing over 99lbs or 45 kg. Some of the most admired giant dog breeds that are adopted by dog lovers all over the world, include Bullmastiff, St. Bernard, Irish Wolfhound, Newfoundland, Leonberger, Mastiff, and Great Dane. Owing to selective breeding in the past two centuries, the proportions of popular giant dog breeds have increased in general.
- Most giant breeds have a genial nature with a mild temperament, rarely taking undue advantage of their size or heft
- They’re easy to train, thanks to their smartness, intelligence, and compliant character
- Very protective towards their families
- Greater living space, veterinary expenditures, and nourishment