Working dogs are dogs that are used to perform practical tasks. The dog breeds in the working group are usually very intelligent, strong and alert. The dog breeds in the working dog group are often bred to guarding property, performing water and avalanche rescues and pulling sleds and carts.
#1 – Rottweiler
Height: 24-27 inches (male), 22-25 inches (female)
Weight: 95-135 pounds (male), 80-100 pounds (female)
The Rottweiler is a medium-to-large or large breed of working dog originating from Germany. When it comes to the Rottweiler, many people probably think of a strong, muscular dog, and maybe some people are scared. However, properly raised Rottweiler, they are very sweet, loyal, courageous, playful and always ready to protect their families.
#2 – Boxer
Height: 23-25 inches (male), 21.5-23.5 inches (female)
Weight: 65-80 pounds (male), females are about 15 pounds less than male
The Boxer is a medium to large breed of working dog originating from Germany. The Boxer has very short, thin coat that require very little grooming. The Boxer is renowned from olden times for his great love and faithfulness to household. The Boxer is an active, energetic, bright, playful, friendly, loyal dog. In addition, They have the patience to protect so they are considered great dogs with children.
#3 – Siberian Husky
Height: 21-23.5 inches (male), 20-22 inches (female)
Weight: 45-60 pounds (male), 35-50 pounds (female)
The Siberian Husky is a medium-sized working dog breed native to the northeast of Siberia. The Siberian Husky was previously used as a sled dog in cold places. Today, they are more popular as pets, human companions. The Siberian Husky is a friendly, mischievous, loyal, outgoing dog and when they’re bored, they often chew anything, including the floor or walls.
#4 – Great Dane
Height: 30-32 inches (male), 28-30 inches (female)
Weight: 140-175 pounds (male), 110-140 pounds (female)
The Great Dane is a large breed of working dog originating from Germany. Great Dane has its regal appearance, strength and elegance with great size and a powerful, well-formed, smoothly muscled body. They are very gentle, friendly, and rarely bark, coupled with an elegant appearance. The Great Dane is a sweet, friendly, affection, gentle and reliable companion, they are also a good guardian, alert for the family.
#5 – Doberman Pinscher
Height: 26-28 inches (male), 24-26 inches (female)
Weight: 75-100 pounds (male), 60-90 pounds (female)
The Doberman Pinscher, also known as Dobermann, is a medium-large working dog that originated in Germany. Doberman Pinscher is sleek and strong, Height 24-28 inches, weighing 60-90 pounds. Doberman Pinscher is considered one of dogkind’s noblemen. Doberman Pinscher is an intelligent, loyal, fearless and vigilant dog, and they always cling to the humans they love. This is one of the best guard dogs in the world. They are a great choice for those who need to feel safe when alone.
#6 – Bernese Mountain Dog
Height: 25-27.5 inches (male), 23-26 inches (female)
Weight: 80-115 pounds (male), 70-95 pounds (female)
The Bernese Mountain Dog is a large-sized breed of working dog originating from Switzerland. They have a large appearance with a thick, silky, and moderately long coat is tricolored: jet black, clear white, and rust. The Bernese Mountain dog is an intelligent, loving, gentle, playful dog, easy to train, friendly with other pets and very gentle with children. however, they drool and shed pretty heavily and they are also prone to separation anxiety, so they will not be suitable for families that aren’t home for long periods of time.
#7 – Cane Corso
Height: 25-27.5 inches (male), 23.5-26 inches (female)
Weight: 99–110 pounds (male), 88–99 pounds (female)
The Cane Corso is a large breed of working dog originating from Southern Italian. The Cane Corso has a large, majestic appearance, muscular muscles, and a large head with an expressive face showing alertness. The Cane Corso is an intelligent, affectionate, loyal, alert dog. Today, The Cane Corso is used as a guardian, protection, tracking and police dog and they are also great for families and children. And as with other large working dogs, early socialization for them is essential.
#8 – English Mastiff
Height: 30 inches & up (male), 27.5 inches & up (female)
Weight: 160-230 pounds (male), 120-170 pounds (female)
English Mastiff, also known as Mastiff, is the largest weight dog in the world, originating from the United Kingdom. The English Mastiff is known for being a big, strong, brave, decent, gentle, kind dog. They are great companions and guardians for their families. However, the English Mastiff is a very lazy dog, and loves to sleep so they need to be exercised regularly to prevent lazy behavior and prevent some health problems.
#9 – Newfoundland
Height: 28 inches (male), 26 inches (female)
Weight: 130-150 pounds (male), 100-120 pounds (female)
The Newfoundland is also known by another name is Newfie, is a large working dog originating from Newfoundland and Labrador (is the easternmost province of Canada). In addition to its large, strong appearance, this breed is better known for its sweet, cute, sociable, patient, rarely barking personality. Newfie also particularly likes water and they can work underwater, for rescue cases. Newfie can overcome rough ocean waves and powerful tides. They can swim long distances due to their huge lung capacity, and withstand the cold of cold water due to their thick, waterproof coat.
#10 – Saint Bernard
Height: 28-30 inches (males), 26-28 inches (female)
Weight: 140-180 pounds (male), 120-140 pounds (female)
The Saint Bernard is a large, extremely strong and muscular dog breed. They are loved and famous throughout the world. Originally, Saint Bernard was used as a rescue dog in the Alps. Nowadays, the Saint Bernard is appearing in many happy families, because they are quiet, devoted, and friendly dogs and they sleep a lot.