Large intimidating dogs
Cousin to almost every modern-day bulldog breed, the boxer is protective, patient and powerful with a goofy side.(Have you ever met a boxer that didn’t make you smile?As always, potential dog owners should do their research to make sure a specific breed is right for their lifestyle.”If you have your heart set on a lovable lug, check out these 10 strong breeds of dogs.Described as “massive” and “heavy-boned,” this giant breed, which can weigh up to 200 pounds, are known to be loyal and protective of their families.Examples include “Brayden” (Celtic for “brave”), “Calyx” (Greek for “very handsome”), “Keiko” (Japanese for “blessing”), “Kismet” (Persian for “destiny”) or “Lakota” (Native American for “friend”).
There are many strong breeds of dogs to choose from, each unique in its own way and many of them bred for their ability to put their muscles to use when needed.
Fun Fact: The dog’s trademark is the distinct stripe of hair down their backs.
These sled dogs were bred to be strong and go all-in for the long haul.
Fun Fact: Believed to have descended from dogs that herded for the Romans, the Rottweiler gets its name from the cattle town of Rottweil in Germany.
Standing between 32 and 34 inches, the AKC notes that this classic canine is the tallest of all their accepted breeds.