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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Top Eighteen Best Milk Producing Cattle Breeds in the World

Top Eighteen Best Milk Producing Cattle Breeds in the World

Monday, March 5, 2012

Extreme Dogs: The Ugliest, the Biggest, the Smallest, the Tallest, the Oldest and Many More

Extreme Dogs: The Ugliest, the Biggest, the Smallest, the Tallest, the Oldest and Many More

Would you like to be known worldwide? Would you like to be famous? Then you should be one of the following: ugliest dogs in the world, tallest dog breed, largest dog breed, heaviest dog breed, holder of several dog show title, smallest dog either in terms of length or height, notorious dog, oldest dog and many others. These titles will surely catapult your dog and you to stardom.

1. Sam – World’s Ugliest Dog in History

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Absurd it seems but Sam, a blind pure-breed Chinese Crested Hairless Dog is regarded as the “ugliest dog to ever live in the world. He was born in November 1990 and died on November 18, 2005. He was blind and was 3-time champion of the annual Sonoma-Marin Fair World’s Ugliest Dog Contest in California, USA from 2003 to 2005. Because of his ugliness, Sam gained him international fame and starred on TV show. 

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The Heavily Built Ones: Top 15 World's Largest Dogs By Weight

The Heavily Built Ones: Top 15 World's Largest Dogs By Weight 

Certified Heavyweights in the Dog Kingdom. Do you like huge and gigantic dog pet? There are several large breeds of dog to choose from such as the Saint Bernard, Tibetan Mastiff, English Mastiff, Tosa, Pyrenees Mastiff, Bully Kutta, Newfoundland, Great Dane, American Mastiff, Kuvasz, Kangal, Landseer, Neapolitan Mastiff, Boerboel and many more. Here are the heaviest/largest dogs in the world in terms of weight. 

Tibetan Mastiff

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The lion-like Tibetan Mastiff is a huge dog breed that can attain a weight of up 130 kg with a height of 80+cm. It originated in Central Asia and can live up to 14 years.

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The Top 18 Tallest Dog Breeds in the World

The Top 18 Tallest Dog Breeds in the World 

These Are the Certified Tallest Dog Breeds in the World

The list of dogs below is the certified tallest dogs on the planet in terms of height. So, if you are looking for the tallest dog breeds for pet, this is the perfect site for you. On this particular article, you will find the tallest breed of dog or the tallest individual dog attained by a particular dog in a particular breed. Like for instance, you will see that the tallest breed of dog is the Irish Wolfhound but you noticed that a particular individual dog breed of Great Dane is taller.

This particular situation explains that on the average, Irish Wolfhound is the tallest although there are some individual dog breeds that can be taller. These dogs may not be the most expensive in the world, but you will sure spend a lot for their food consumption.

Great Dane

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Great Danes are not the world’s tallest breed of dogs but the current world record holder for the tallest dog is a Great Dane named George – he is 108 cm in height at the shoulder. This dog breed can be as heavy as 90 kg.

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14 Gigantic-looking Long-legged and Longhaired Dogs: The Tallest in the World

14 Gigantic-looking Long-legged and Longhaired Dogs: The Tallest in the World 

The 14 Tallest Longhaired Dogs in the World

Some dog owners and enthusiasts prefer longhaired or moderately longhaired dog because they are more appealing and more beautiful although they require more time in maintaining and grooming them. Others prefer shorthaired dogs because they are easier to maintain.

When it comes to size, some dog buyers prefer the small breeds such as Chihuahua, Shih Tzu and others because they are cute and the maintenance is less expensive compared to large dog breeds such as Newfoundland, Great Dane, St. Bernard and others which are more expensive in terms of foods and maintenance.

The breeds of dog on the list below look gigantic due to their long and slender legs. They are unique for their moderately longhair and for their compact muscles. These dog breeds are among the tallest longhaired dog in the world.

1. Irish Wolfhound

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You are looking at the tallest dog breed in the whole world – the Irish Wolfhound. This dog with huge size and commanding appearance is a type of sighthound bred for wolf hunting; hence the name. it was developed in Ireland.
Origin: Ireland
Type: Sighthound
Bred for: Wolf hunting
Height:  Minimum height is 82 cm
Features: Wolfhounds are the tallest of dog breeds.
                It is of great size and commanding appearance.
Other names: None

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