15 Breeds Of Dogs That Are So Small, It’s Mind Blowing To See How Big They Grow Up To Be

Who doesn’t like puppies? They’re cuddly and squishy. Basically, they’re everything wonderful. And they are so tiny that they can fit right into our hands. However, some of these puppies grow up to be really big dogs. Therefore, if you’re looking to adopt a puppy, make sure you do your research. Because you unknowingly might bring home a small Neapolitan Mastiff or a Great Dane. Even though these dog breeds are awesome – they’re massively huge! And there’s no other way around it.

1. Great Dane

The Great Dane starts off as very tiny, but it grows up to be 32 inches tall at the shoulder. They can weight from 100 to 200 pounds. And when on their hind legs, they’re taller than most people.

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2. Great Mastiff

The Great Mastiffs when fully grown range in weight from 120 – 130 pounds! However, they’re equally adorable and irresistibly cute, too!

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3. Neapolitan Mastiff

The Neapolitan Mastiffs are so cuddly that they’re almost too cute to handle! All you want to do is cuddle them and squish them. This breed can weigh over 130 pounds and has a shoulder height up to 30 inches.

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4. Newfoundland

If there’s any puppy that looks like a teddy bear, it’s a Newfoundland. And when they grow up, they actually end up looking like a fluffy bear. They can weigh 100 to 150 pounds.

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5. Dogue de Bordeaux

Dogue de Bordeaux grow up to be beautiful dogs! This breed of dogs can weigh up to 140 pounds.

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6. Cane Corso

This breed of dogs loves to chill out and are wonderful companions. The Italian protector breed can reach a weight up to 100 pounds.

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7. The Great Pyrenees

The Geat Pyrenees are little fluffy balls of fur. However, they’re not so little when they grow up. The majestic males can reach a shoulder height of 32 inches and can weigh around a 115 pounds.

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8. Bernese Mountain Dog

The loyal and loving dog ticks all the boxes when you’re looking for a furry best friend. Just remember that these small puppies can reach a weight of up to 100 pounds.



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9. Tibetan Mastiff

Believe it or not the Tibetan Mastiff weight up to 160 pounds. However, it’s pretty much the sweetest thing you’ll ever lay your eyes on.


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10. Black Russian Terrier

The lively and very full of energy dogs can reach a weight of 100 – 150 pounds.

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11. Leonberger

Fearless like a lion, the German dog breed can weigh up to 160 pounds.

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12. Irish Wolfhound

They can weigh up to 180 pounds and can be almost 3 feet tall at the shoulder.

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13. Scottish Deerhound

The Scottish Deerhound is a little bit smaller in stature than the Irish Wolfhound. This unique looking breed can weigh from 80 to 100 pounds.

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14. Saint Bernard

One of the most popular dog breeds. The Saint Bernard is every child’s dream! However, dogs don’t really get any bigger than this. Saint Bernards can weigh up to 350 pounds and reach a height of 3 feet.

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15. Anatolian Shepherd

The Anatolian Shepherd has a very long lifespan and makes a wonderful dog. Blonde with black faces, these puppies are the cutest! The breed can weigh up to 140 pounds as adults.








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