25 Most Dangerous Dogs Breeds
Huge, muscular and strong dogs can be very reliable companions at home. You can have a Pitbull, a Husky, a Great Dane, a German shepherd or any other breed. All you’ve got to do is learn the proper and best way to train these doggies to become your lifetime allies. Beneath the sweet and charming demeanor your pets have, the wild innate behavior is still alive and suppressed inside of them. Your cuddly doe-eyed pet dog that charmingly wags its tail on your doorstep can be as dangerous as the wildest in the wild. If you’re wondering how these adorable creatures can be dangerous, here’s a list of the 25 most dangerous dog breeds in the world.
25. Tosa Inu
The Inu is a rare breed of Japanese dog that can stand between 24.5 to 32 inches tall and weigh between 130 to 200 pounds. This breed of dog is naturally massive and very sensitive to the tone of the voice. It is one of the types of dogs that are not noisy and were bred to become fighting dogs.
24. American Bandogge
The American Bandogge is a product of the combined breeds of the American Bulldog and a Mastiff. This breed of dog is also known as the “Gamekeeper’s Night Dog” because they were once used by British gamekeepers as guard dogs for big game hunting. This dog was originally not meant for fighting.
23. Cane Corso
The Cane Corso normally stands at 28 inches and weighs more than 100 pounds. This dog is naturally intimidating and is originally bred as a guard dog. Its imposing appearance is considered to be its first line of defense against suspicious intruders.
22. Bull Terrier
Known for being a fierce gladiator, the Bull Terrier is a very muscular dog with an undeniably strong built. This breed of dog can be very dangerous to small animals because of its strong “prey drive”. However, this dog is gentler now unlike before, although it is still difficult to train a Bull Terrier.
21. Rhodesian Ridgeback
African Lion Hound was once another name for Rhodesian Ridgeback. The ridge that runs down its spine is a characteristic of the family it belonged to, a mix of European hunting dogs and African dogs, and is the main reason it was named ridgeback. This breed of dog is developed in Africa to hunt for lions, bears, boars and other animals.
20. Dogo Argentino
Also known as the Argentinian Mastiff, the Dogo Argentino normally has a muscled and strong build that is best for being a home guardian. This breed of dog is popular because of the black spot found on its head, which is called the “pirata”.
The term Boerboel is synonymous to the word “farmdog”. This dog is commonly characterized by its huge size, strength and exceptional muscle buildup; however, it is known to be the most agile type among the Mastiff breeds in South Africa.
18. Gull Dong
The Gull Dong popularly known as the “Pakistani Bull Dog” is a very powerful dog breed. Gull Dong resembles the American Pitbull Terrier; however, it is still taller than most Pakistani Molosser breeds. Gull Dongs are very hostile with strangers and difficult to train. That is why a trainer with a strong behavior is what this dog breed needs.
Basenji was first found in Congo, Africa. Unlike other dangerous dogs that are very intimidating in size, Basenji is just a small dog. This dog does not bark and can be a very pleasant sight to behold. It uses a strange sound known to be a mixture of a chortle and a yodel in order to attract attention.
16. Saint Bernard
Saint Bernard comes from Switzerland and the Italian Alps’ huge breed of working dogs. This breed is commonly used as rescue dogs for rescue operations in the Alps after they have undergone trainings to control their innate wild behavior.
15. American Bulldog
The American Bulldog is known for its well-kept and pleasant behavior, but there are times when the inborn wild behavior of the dog surfaces. However, with proper training it is very easy to control. This breed of dog is very strong and heavy at the same time. This dog is intentionally bred as a guard for properties and as a utility dog on farms.
14. Great Dane
The Great Dane is the world’s tallest dog at 44 inches. This breed is trained to hunt deer and wild boar in the jungles of Germany. This dog is popularly known as the Danish Hound or the German Mastiff, a domestic dog that stands out because of its enormous size.
13. Fila Brasileiro
The Fila Brasileiro has a rectangular structure complemented by well-built bones and was originally developed in Brazil. It is also referred to as the Brazilian Mastiff. Due to its size and behavior, the Fila Brasileiro is not admitted in other countries.
12. Perro de Presa Canario
Perro de Presa Canario is a Spanish name that means “Canarian Catch Dog”, and this dog was bred to work as family protectors and guardians of livestock. This dog is known to be a very affectionate dog despite its size.
11. Akita Inu
Akita Inu is the largest among the Japanese Spitz-type breeds. It has a triangular head and is uniquely double-coated. Akita Inu produces a lot of interesting and strange sounds; however, it is not an excessive barker. It is known to be the most faithful dog.
The boxer is trained to become a guard dog. It is called the “Peter Pan” of dog breeds because of its seemingly endless energy and playful behavior. The boxer is also considered to be part of those dog breeds that have long puppyhoods. It fully matures at the age of three.
9. Wolf Hybrid
The wolf hybrid is a mixed breed of a dog and a wolf; that is why it has mixed genetic traits taken from both dogs and wolves, making it even more difficult to train and handle. It is only when a wolf hybrid reaches 18 months that it will show signs of being a wolf.
8. Chow Chow
Chow Chow is a stocky dog with a blue-black tongue and almost straight hind legs. It is a pleasant and well-mannered dog and can be good with children. However, Chow Chow has to be fully convinced that humans are the boss in order for it to obey them willingly.
7. Doberman Pinschers
The Doberman Pinschers have a muscular body of medium size. The strength of these dogs is their endurance and lasting stamina. They are very easy to train and are excellent watchdogs.
Huskies are originally bred as sled dogs in Northeast Asia. They enjoy chasing around small animals, that is why it isn’t advisable to let them off the leash. A secure running area is necessary for huskies to run around.
5. Alaskan Malamutes
The Alaskan Malamutes are intended to carry large and heavy loads for long distance trips. They are the oldest and the largest breed of Arctic sled dogs. They are very prone to breaking their leashes; that is why it is very important to create a secure running area for them.
The Rottweiler belongs to a powerful dog breed that has excellent guarding skills and instincts. This dog is very dominant and courageous but maintains an aura of calmness. Its strength should not be underestimated.
3. German Shepherd
The German Shepherd is one of the most well-known dog breeds. It is a working dog that possesses high intellectual skills. Most German Shepherds are trained to do a lot of important work such as police and military service, search and rescue, drug detection and a lot more.
Danger can be seen right there on the face of a pitbull just by looking at it. This breed of dog is intended to bait bulls and bears. Pitbull is considered to be the most dangerous dog in America.
1. Caucasian Ovcharka
It is also called the Caucasian Shepherd and is commonly used to protect livestock. Being assertive, courageous and strong-willed is innate in this breed of dogs.