Top 10 Strongest Dogs

Here are 10 of the strongest dog breeds used for hunting, herding, and tasks that require endurance.

#10: Cane Corso

The Cane Corso is a dog breed often described not just as strong, but majestic. This powerful canine was first bred for its loyalty and protective instincts in ancient Roman times.

#9: German Shepherd

Lhis breed, one that originated in Germany as its name implies, is so loyal and courageous that police forces around the world rely on them.

#8: Great Dane

Great Danes are considered gentle giants. They are moderately playful, affectionate and good with children. They will guard their home. Great Danes generally get along with other animals

#7: Newfoundland

The massive Newfoundland is a strikingly large, powerful working dog of heavy bone and dignified bearing

#6:  Siberian Husky

The Siberian Husky, a thickly coated, compact sled dog of medium size and great endurance, was developed to work in packs, pulling light loads 

#5: Pit Bull

While most experts agree that today's Pit Bull is a short-coated dog characterized by a wide skull, powerful jaws and a muscular, stocky body

#4: Irish Wolfhound

The amiable Irish Wolfhound is an immense, muscular hound gracefully built along classic Greyhound lines, capable of great speed at the gallop

#3: Rottweiler

A well-bred and properly raised Rottie will be calm and confident, courageous but not unduly aggressive

#2: Saint Bernard

Saint Bernards are very large, powerful, muscular dogs. Coat colors include red and white, brown and white, and brindle and white. Some dogs have dark masks over their eyes. 

#1: Mastiff

A powerful but characteristically gentle dog, the mastiff has a broad head, drooping ears, a broad, short muzzle, and a short, coarse coat.