Top 10 most powerful dog breeds in the world compiled by analyzing the Dog Breeds power and weight ratio. These breeds are dogs that have the ability to pull heavy objects or have strong biting forces.
#1 – German Shepherd Dog
Height: 24-26 inches (male), 22-24 inches (female)
Weight: 65-90 pounds (male), 50-70 pounds (female)
The German Shepherd Dog is a breed of medium to large-sized herding dog that originated in Germany. The German Shepherd Dog is large, powerful, muscular, agile, intelligent, confident and has a noble personality. Loyalty, courage are what people often mention about this breed. The German Shepherd Dog wants to protect and please those who are special to them.
#2 – 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.
#3 – 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.
#4 – Alaskan Malamute
Height: 25 inches (male), 23 inches (female)
Weight: 85 pounds (male), 75 pounds (female)
The Alaskan Malamute is a large working dog originating from United States (Alaska). Previously this breed was bred for use as sled dogs in cold places because they have strength, endurance and adaptation to the cold. The Alaskan Malamute is an affectionate, intelligence, loyal, Independence and playful dog.
#5 – 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 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.
#6 – 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.
#7 – 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.
#8 – 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.
#9 – 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.
#10 – Rhodesian Ridgeback
Height: 25-27 inches (male), 24-26 inches (female)
Weight: 85 pounds (male), 70 pounds (female)
The Rhodesian Ridgeback is a hunting dog native to Southern Africa. They are also known by other names like: African Lion Dog or African Lion Hound. Many believe that they were once used to hunt lions. The Rhodesian Ridgeback’s distinguishing feature is the ridge of hair running along its back in the opposite direction from the rest of its coat. Rhodesian Ridgeback is a loyal, intelligent, less barking dog, always want to please their owner but typically somewhat aloof to strangers.