Top 10 Strongest Dog Breeds


The Top Ten

1 German Shepherd German Shepherd The German Shepherd is a breed of medium to large-sized working dog that originated in Germany. The breed's officially recognized name is German Shepherd Dog in the English language. The breed is known as the Alsatian in Britain and Ireland.

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Having one I know German Shepherd’s are very strong and very very loyal and smart no wonder there police dogs

I have a german sheperd pit bull mix

Ay the virus is gone

2 American Pit Bull Terrier American Pit Bull Terrier The American Pit Bull Terrier is a dog breed. It is a medium-sized, solidly-built, short-haired dog whose early ancestors came from the British Isles.

They kill the most out of other dogs because they were bred to be protective but started to be used in dog fighting. They are amazing and the strongest.

Not true mastifes weigh more but pitbules have more bite force

Not sure how you're judging strength, but from bite pressure to weight pulling, pits outclass bullmastiffs, even at half the body weight.

Did you know Bullmastiffs are stronger than Pit Bulls?

3 Rottweiler

Everyone in my colony are scared of me because of mah rottie

My neighbor lost her German Shepherd when my Rottie attacked it. - RahulDakuliya

The Rottweilers have the strongest bite force of all dogs it's bite force is 328 pounds and second comes the German shepherd and third comes the pit bull but the Rottweiler has the most strongest bite force in dogs

Rottweiler are the best

4 Siberian Husky Siberian Husky The Siberian Husky is a medium size, dense-coat working dog breed that originated in north-eastern Siberia.

Huskies have energizer-bunny energy, that's why they pull sleds so well

I know huskys are SUPER strong


5 Beagle Beagle The Beagle is a breed of small-sized hound, similar in appearance to the much larger foxhound. The Beagle is a scent hound, developed primarily for hunting hare.

I had a Beagle at one point. He was afraid of bubbles! I never understood that dog. - music-is-life

6 Great Dane Great Dane The Great Dane is a large German breed of domestic dog known for its giant size. The German name of the breed is Deutsche Dogge, or German Mastiff.

They are strong like entei and look like the legendary pokemon entei.

7 Newfoundland Newfoundland

Unbelievably strong, I've owned 4 over 17 years. Water rescue trained they can tow a stranded boat with several passengers safely to shore.

Newfoundlands are the strongest

8 American Bulldog American Bulldog The American Bulldog is a breed of utility dog. There are two specific types of American Bulldog, Standard and Classic; additionally, there are also hybrids of the two types.

I have an American Bulldog and he is VERY strong

9 Saint Bernard Saint Bernard The St. Bernard or St Bernard is a breed of very large working dog from Swiss Alps and north Italy and Switzerland, originally bred for rescue.

They are stronger than german sheperds

Ever seen Cujo?

YES. sorry, but they are stronger than german shepards

10 Giant Schnauzer

I have miniature,giant and teacup shnauzer... The giant is DA BOSS

My 9 months old is 44 kg, 72 at withers and all muscle. Very athletic already, much physically stronger then my cousin's rhodesian ridgeback who is 15 months and 45 kg

The Newcomers

? Bloodhound Bloodhound The bloodhound is a large scent hound, originally bred for hunting deer, wild boar, and since the Middle Ages for tracking people.

I watched a documentary about Victorian criminals and the presenter was walking two Bloodhounds in Whitechapel in East London but he wasn't walking the Bloodhounds, the Bloodhounds were walking him!

The Contenders

11 Russian Black Terrier Russian Black Terrier
12 Boxer

These dogs are all muscle why aren't they higher on this list.

Great all around dog. Patient, loyal, active, lovable, goofy!

Boxers and some other dogs should be up top like hunting dogs and outside dogs.

13 Leonberger Leonberger The Leonberger is a giant dog breed. The breed's name derives from the city of Leonberg in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
14 Dalmatian Dalmatian The Dalmatian is a breed of large dog, noted for its unique black or liver spotted coat and mainly used as a carriage dog in its early days.
15 Doberman Pinscher Doberman Pinscher The Doberman Pinscher, or Dobermann, or Doberman, is a medium-large breed of domestic dog originally developed around 1890 by Karl Friedrich Louis Dobermann, a tax collector from Germany.

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16 Australian Terrier Australian Terrier The Australian Terrier is a small breed of dog of the terrier dog type. The breed was developed in Australia, although the ancestral types of dogs from which the breed descends were from Great Britain.
17 Corgi Corgi
18 Bullmastiff Bullmastiff The Bullmastiff is a large-size breed of domestic dog, with a solid build and a short muzzle. The Bullmastiff shares the characteristics of molosser dogs, and was originally developed by 19th-century gamekeepers to guard estates.
19 Labrador Retriever Labrador Retriever The Labrador Retriever, also Labrador, is a sporting dog bred for aquatic game. The Labrador is one of the most popular breeds of dog in the United Kingdom and the United States.

It beat a bull mastiff

Super strong


20 Dachshund Dachshund The Dachshund is a short-legged, long-bodied, hound-type dog breed with floppy ears, and short fur. Although, this Dog, which comes in a variety of colours, is not hypoallergenic.
21 Bull Terrier Bull Terrier The Bull Terrier is a breed of dog in the terrier family. There is also a miniature version of this breed which is officially known as the Miniature Bull Terrier.

These guys are really strong

Look it's the target dog. Small but mighty.

22 Scottish Terrier Scottish Terrier
23 Border Terrier Border Terrier The Border Terrier is a small, rough-coated breed of dog of the terrier group. Originally bred as fox and vermin hunters, Border Terriers share ancestry with Dandie Dinmont Terriers, Patterdale terriers and Bedlington Terriers.

They are very strong obviously not Rottweiler strong but they can hold there ground against bigger dogs they are underestimated in a lot of things in my opinion and they were originally bread to hunt badgers and foxes which have very strong powerful jaws

24 Lakeland Terrier
25 Tibetan Mastiff Tibetan Mastiff The Tibetan Mastiff is a type of large Tibetan dog breed. Originating with the nomadic cultures of China, India, Mongolia, Nepal and Tibet, its use by local tribes of Himachal Pradesh was to protect sheep from wolves, leopards, bears, large mustelids, and tigers.

Who create this list? What a idiot.

This,Caucasian sheperd and Alabai are too far from others in strength.They are much stronger than other dogs.

Creator of this list must be fool.This should be number 3 minimal.

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26 Welsh Corgi Welsh Corgi
27 Caucasian Shepherd Caucasian Shepherd The Caucasian Shepherd Dog is a large breed of dog that is popular in Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and North Caucasus area.
28 Akita Akita
29 Bernese Mountain Dog Bernese Mountain Dog The Bernese Mountain Dog, called in German the Berner Sennenhund, is a large-sized breed of dog, one of the four breeds of Sennenhund-type dogs from the Swiss Alps.

They can pull a car I'm pretty sure they are the strongest

30 Golden Retriever Golden Retriever The Golden Retriever is a large-sized breed of dog bred as gun dogs to retrieve shot waterfowl such as ducks and upland game birds during hunting and shooting parties, and were named 'retriever' because of their ability to retrieve shot game undamaged.

This is the strongest dog I have ever owned.

31 Poodle Poodle The poodle is a group of formal dog breeds, the Standard Poodle, Miniature Poodle and Toy Poodle. The Fédération Cynologique Internationale recognizes four sizes of one breed: standard, medium, miniature, and toy.

These dogs are used as guard dogs

Yes, I have a poodle

Aha :P

32 Alaskan Malamute Alaskan Malamute The Alaskan Malamute is a large breed of domestic dog originally bred for hauling heavy freight because of their strength and endurance, and later a sled dog.
33 Pug Pug The Pug is a breed of dog with a wrinkly, short-muzzled face and curled tail. The breed has a fine, glossy coat that comes in a variety of colours, most often fawn or black, and a compact square body with well-developed muscles. However, Pugs have difficulty breathing, due to their extreme head shape. more.

What this guys aren't strong - Hiimme

34 German Shorthaired Pointer German Shorthaired Pointer The German Shorthaired Pointer is a medium to large sized breed of dog developed in the 19th century in Germany for hunting.
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36 Greyhound Greyhound The Greyhound is a breed of dog, a sighthound which has been bred for coursing game and Greyhound racing.

Greyhounds are also one of the fastest dog breeds to raise.

37 Chihuahua Chihuahua The Chihuahua is the smallest breed of dog and is named for the state of Chihuahua in Mexico. Chihuahuas come in a wide variety of sizes, head shapes, colors, and coat lengths.
38 Dogo Argentino Dogo Argentino The Dogo Argentino, also known as the Argentine Mastiff, is a large, white, muscular dog that was developed in Argentina primarily for the purpose of big-game hunting, including wild boar; the breeder, Antonio Nores Martínez, also wanted a dog that would exhibit steadfast bravery and willingly protect more.

I saw one do a MK fatality on a giant boar once - Murphdog405

39 Cane Corso Cane Corso
40 West Highland White Terrier West Highland White Terrier The West Highland White Terrier, commonly known as the Westie or Westy, is a Scottish breed of dog with a distinctive white coat.

My Westie is strong, Maybe not physically but he is strong at heart

41 Chow Chow Chow Chow The Chow Chow is a dog breed originally from northern China, where it is referred to as Songshi Quan, which means "puffy-lion dog".
42 Great Pyrenees Great Pyrenees The Pyrenean Mountain Dog, known as the Great Pyrenees in North America, is a large breed of dog used as a livestock guardian dog.
43 Yorkshire Terrier Yorkshire Terrier The Yorkshire Terrier is a small dog breed of terrier type, developed during the 19th century in Yorkshire, England, to catch rats in clothing mills.
44 Border Collie Border Collie The Border Collie is a working and herding dog breed developed in the Anglo-Scottish border region for herding livestock, especially sheep.
45 Perro de Presa Canario Perro de Presa Canario The Perro de Presa Canario, A.K.A. the Canary Mastiff, is a large Molosser-type dog breed originally bred for working livestock.
46 Shar Pei Shar Pei The Shar Pei, or Chinese Shar-Pei, is a breed of dog known for its distinctive features of deep wrinkles and a blue-black tongue.
47 Kangal
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