The Leonberger is a tall, gentle giant, and it looks a little like a mini lion. This dog originated in Leonberg, Germany, from where it got its name.
The Neapolitan Mastiff is a natural guard dog and is friendly, calm, quiet and affectionate in nature. This dog is known for being gentle, caring and protective of children.
The Kangal was bred to protect livestock in the Sivas province of Turkey, and it has a very powerful bite. It is alert, territorial, protective and reserved.
The Anatolian Shepherd was bred to protect livestock in Anatolia, which is a part of modern Turkey.
Bucovina Shepherds are naturally healthy, tall and strong dogs. They were bred in Romania to guard and protect livestock.
The Great Pyrenees is a sheepdog descended from the Hungarian Kuvasz and the Maremmano-Abruzzese.
Tamaskan Huskies are tall, sturdy and athletic dogs. They were bred in Finland to work as sled dogs, but they are more popularly known as 'wolf dogs.'
The Scottish Deerhound is a hunting dog—specifically, a sighthound. They were bred in Scotland to hunt the Scottish roe deer.
The Great Dane is a large, tall Mastiff breed that originated in Germany. It is considered by many to be the tallest dog breed in the world.
The Irish Wolfhound is an ancient dog breed that was bred for hunting wolves and for use in war. It is the tallest dog breed in the world.