Top Large Dog Breeds

Large breed dogs weigh 50–100 pounds and average 24 inches at the shoulder.

The Labrador Retriever, a family favorite, is the most popular large dog breed.

The German Shepherd, made popular by The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin, has long been a loyal companion. 

The Boxer is a German breed that was historically used to accompany butchers in slaughterhouses.

The Doberman Pinscher is a newer breed, at least in its current form, that excels as a security dog.

The Standard Poodle is a popular large breed dog despite its popularity owing to mating with other breeds like the Labrador Retriever.

The Golden Retriever, second only to the Labrador Retriever, is a true "man's best friend."

Yorkshire Terrier Yorkies, albeit little, are full of affection. These little dogs love their owners. Yorkies enjoy to cuddle on your lap or beneath the blankets, keeping you warm.

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