Browse the complete list of big and large dog breeds. Big dog breed are often make ideal watch, protection, and guard dogs due to their size. They are generally more agile than huge dog breeds (due to their smaller size) so many large breeds may compete in agility competitions.
What Makes a Dog A Large Breed?
Dog sizes do not have an official classification, so we consider dogs with an average weight between 50-90lbs a large dog breed. This means the expected weight of all adult dogs are between 50 and 90 pounds.