Do You Know Which Is The Tallest Dog Breed?

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Do You Know Which Is The Tallest Dog Breed?

With the many dog breeds all over the world, you may wonder which one is the tallest of them all.

Or you have an idea but is not sure if it is true.

So what do you think is the tallest dog breed?

Most would say that it is the Great Dane. Well, for many years, this dog breed has been thought of to be the tallest.

Great Danes stands on average at 28 to 30 inches tall. Though mostly Great Danes can be taller. The tallest Great Dane ever recorded stood tall at 44 inches. Though did not live that long a life at only five years.

But another breed has stand taller than the Great Dane. And that is no other than the Irish Wolfhound.

The Irish Wolfhound has a minimum stand of 32 inches for males and 30 inches for females.

The Irish Wolfhound can be as tall as a donkey. So you can imagine how tall this dog breed can be.

Great Danes come in second place when it comes to tallest breed. As Irish Wolfhounds are the tallest of them all.

So the next time someone asks you which is the tallest dog breed, you know the right answer.

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Sources:

http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/stories/9-of-the-worlds-largest-dog-breeds

Enjoy peace of mind,

Dr. Sixto Carlos
Pet Happiness Expert
Makati Dog and Cat Hospital
Serving Pet Parents near Mandaluyong, Makati, and BGC

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