These are the strongmen (and strongwomen) of the dog world.

These are the world's 10 strongest breeds of adorable dog - powerful pet pups

These dog breeds are the muscle-bound heavyweights of the pup world and many of them can make great pets.

Friday, 3rd December 2021, 11:00 am

A huge number of us decided to welcome new puppies into our homes in 2020 – Kennel Club figures show dog ownership soared by nearly eight percent – and post-lockdown demand for four-legged friends remains high.

There are a whopping 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, alongside numerous crossbreeds, so there’s plenty of thinking to do before you select your family’s latest addition.

If you are looking for a pooch that has stamina and strength then there are certain dogs that have been bred to be muscle-bound marvels.

These are the types of dog that can pull a sled loaded with supplies or give the ultimate in canine protection.

Here are the 10 strongest breeds of dog, according to research from the American Kennel Club.

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