Top 5 World’s Largest Dog Breeds The Great Dane is one of the world's tallest dog breeds. The world record holder for tallest dog was a Great Dane called Zeus who measured 112 cm (44 in) from paw to shoulder.Their large size belies their friendly nature,
The Leonberger dog looks like a lion. Coming from Leonberg, Germany, this large breed may look bigger than he really is. Although this breed has a very thick coat, he still tops the charts at 115-170lbs.