Smallest and Biggest Dog Breeds

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As you probably know, dogs come in all shapes and sizes. Here is some info on a few of the largest dog breeds, and a few of the smallest, according to Wikipedia and the American Kennel Club.

Among the smallest…

Chihuahuas weight in at a measly 4-6 pounds, and measure a height of less than a foot.

The Brussels Griffon breed weighs 8 – 12 pounds and measures about 10 inches at the head.

Female Chinese Crested Dogs 9 – 12 inches tall. Males are 11 – 13 inches tall. On average, these pipsqueaks weight between 5 and 12 pounds.

Italian Greyhounds are 13 to 15 inches tall and between 8 and 18 pounds.

And among the largest…

Your average Great Dane measures 28 to 34 inches tall and weights in at 100 to 200 pounds.

Neopolitan Mastiff can be 23 to 30 inches tall and between 110 and 150 pounds.

Leonbergers are 26 to 31 inches tall and weigh at a whopping 90 to 165 pounds.

Newfoundlands measure up at between 25 and 29 inches. They can weight between 100 and 160 pounds.

 

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