Large Dog Breeds

Rafeiro do Alentejo

The Rafeiro de Alentejo is a very large sized mountain dog who is said to have genetically developed from the original mountain dogs of the Tibetan highlands. It was used basically as a guard dog for large estates but has also been known to be skilful in herding sheep. Due to its large size as well as serious nature it ...

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Australian Shepherd

In spite of his name, the Australian Shepherd actually has its origins in the US, not Australia. They were basically useful for herding sheep and have been known to be extremely resilient to tough weather and terrain. Australian Shepherd is a very intelligent and hard-working dog. He loves to work, whether it is herding sheep or acting as a watchdog ...

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Black Mouth Cur

The real origin of this breed is still unknown. These dogs have been used for all purposes and especially as working dogs by the Americans. With the movement of Americans to west, the breed was brought to west. In west, the breed has been used as the guarding and hunting breed. Thus, this dog breed was originated from the southern ...

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Fila Brasileiro

This is one of the famous dogs in the large breeding group and is known for it’s hard working nature all over the world. Its excellent tracking abilities mixed with aggressiveness temperament made this a perfect guard dog. History and Health : History : It is a crossbreed between mastiff and bloodhound but no authenticated proofs are available to support ...

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