Which Dog Breeds Have The Biggest Paws

Which Dog Breeds Have The Biggest Paws

Small dog breeds are very popular right now. But what about the gentle giants? They've also got a place in our hearts. And when it comes to pooches, the dogs with the largest paws are always absolutely enormous in size.

Are you wondering which dog breeds have the largest paws?? Well, it's hard to know where to start!

So, Let's begin with top 8 - in no particular order of cuteness.

Great Pyrenees

The Great Pyrenees was originally developed to guard flocks alongside shepherds. These days he usually works with people, often in therapy and rescue work. The sheep-guarding Great Pyrenees originated in the Pyrenees Mountains, which form a natural border between France and Spain. He's known by different names: Great Pyrenees in the United States and Canada, the Pyrenean Mountain Dog in the United Kingdom and most of Europe.


The Newfoundland is a large, strong breed from ” wait for it ” Newfoundland. Originally used as a working dog to pull nets for fishermen and haul wood from the forest. He is a capable and hardworking dog, well suited to work on land or water, a strong swimmer and equally strong on the ground. Sweet-natured and responsive, Newfoundland's make a wonderful family companion.

Great Dane

The Great Dane was originally bred to hunt wild boar, but he probably wouldn't be very good at it today. The ferociousness necessary to track down such a large animal was eventually bred out of the Great Dane. He's now a gentle soul who generally gets along well with other dogs, animals, and humans.

Saint Bernard

The Saint Bernard is one of the largest breeds in the world and they are renowned for being Switzerland's famous mountain rescue dogs and the breed is renowned the world over for being a "gentle giant". These charming, larger than life dogs have found their way into the hearts and homes of many people the world over thanks to their kind, patient and affectionate natures.

Irish Wolfhound

IWs are too serene to be fierce guard dogs, but just the sight of them is enough to deter intruders. The amiable Irish Wolfhound is an immense, muscular hound gracefully built along classic Greyhound lines, capable of great speed at the gallop. A male might stand nearly 3 feet at the shoulder and weigh up to 180 pounds. Females will run smaller but are still a whole lot of hound.

Scottish Deerhound

perhaps a breed that you haven't heard of before - The original purpose of Scottish Deerhound breed was to hunt and bring down the Scottish roe deer. Affectionately known as the "Royal Dog of Scotland,  The Scottish Deerhound has a romantic past, a noble bearing, and a loving nature, so much so that Sir Walter Scott ” himself the owner of deerhound named Maida ” described the breed as "the most perfect creature of Heaven. "

Brazilian Mastiff

Centuries ago the ancestors of the Fila Brasileiro were crossed with Bloodhounds, Mastiffs and bulldogs brought to the new world by the Conquistadors. The resulting breed combined the great scenting ability of the Bloodhound, with power and fearless tenacity.

English Mastiffs

For the uninitiated, a face-to-face encounter with these black-masked giants can be startling to say the least - A male stands at least 30 inches at the shoulder and can outweigh many a full-grown man but do not fear! These dogs have a beautiful temperament. Mastiffs are patient, lovable companions, eternally loyal and protective of family.

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