In total there are about 30 particularly large breeds of dogs in the world, some of them are the heaviest. Dogs that represent one breed can differ significantly in height and weight, this is normal if it does not go beyond accepted standards.
Dogs-record holders from the Guinness Book of Records
The Guinness Book of Records includes several record holders, representing the heaviest dogs in the world. All these records are admirable, but some of them are already beaten. Which dog is the heaviest? This title deserves the representatives of some breeds, of all such breeds about ten.
One of the record holders, whose record is recorded in the Guinness Book, is St. Bernard, nicknamed Hercules. The weight of this animal, in 2001, was 128 kg, neck circumference - 96.5 cm.
Among the representatives of the giant breed Newfoundland (diver) recorded a record holder with a weight of 120 kg, this is the weight of a newborn baby elephant.
The status of the largest breed of dogs belongs to the English Mastiff, they are famous for their power, while they have a very balanced psyche, they differ in peacefulness. The representative of this breed, who, as a record holder, was included in the Book of Records, was a dog named Aikama Zorbo, who lived in the UK in 1989, with a fixed weight of 155.58 kg.
Blue Dog, whose name is George, is recognized as the heaviest dog in the world, officially he was granted this status in 2010 when his age was 4 years, he weighed about 100 kg, and his body length is 221 cm.
The dog with the biggest weight
The largest record, recorded in the Guinness Book, belongs to the heavyweights St. Bernard, whose name was Benedictin, his weight of 166.4 kg, with all his impressive dimensions, the dog evoked only sympathy, because of his loving character and calm disposition.