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Monday, March 5, 2012

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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1 comment:

  1. Dogs are such marvellous creatures. And i am just amazed at the kinds of dogs there are. From really aggreasive and beastly dogs to the most cutest of puppies.

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