10 World's Tallest Dog Breeds

Known as the gentle giants, Great Danes can reach towering heights of up to 32 inches at the shoulder, making them one of the tallest breeds.

Great Dane

The majestic Irish Wolfhound can stand at an impressive height of 34 inches or more. These gentle giants were originally bred for hunting wolves.

Irish Wolfhound

Scottish Deerhounds can reach heights of around 30 to 32 inches. Their long legs and graceful build contribute to their impressive stature.

Scottish Deerhound

Famous for their mountain rescue efforts, Saint Bernards can grow to heights of 28 to 30 inches

Saint Bernard

With a solid and muscular build, English Mastiffs can stand as tall as 30 inches at the shoulder.

English Mastiff

Newfoundlands can grow up to 28 inches tall. These gentle giants have webbed feet and a thick, water-resistant coat.


Also known as the Russian Wolfhound, Borzois can stand around 28 to 30 inches tall. These graceful sighthounds were historically used for hunting wolves.


Anatolian Shepherds are robust and imposing dogs, often standing at heights of 26 to 29 inches. They are protective and loyal guardians.

Anatolian Shepherd

The Great Pyrenees averages between 27 and 32 inches in height. These dogs have a thick, weatherproof coat that requires regular brushing.

Great Pyrenees

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