There are thousands of Dog bite cases all over the world, especially in Developing countries where Dogs can be found on Streets. It’s not that the Street Dogs are responsible for all the cases, obviously, sometimes Pet Dogs are also responsible for these cases. However some of the Dog breeds are aggressive since birth, it is most probably because of the genes. However, training and proper care of any Dog can have an impact on the dog which is found in every Pet Dog, But still some of dogs are Dangerous and dogs can be vicious in many cases.
There are different surveys and stats which can be used to term a Dog breed as dangerous or to classify them as aggressive. However, classifying a dog breed as dangerous and vicious can be inappropriate, only because of these surveys and stats.
Top 10 Most Dangerous Dog Breeds
1.PitBull– The Pitbull Dog breed comprises of different dog breeds namely-American Pit Bull Terrier, the American Staffordshire Terrier, the Staffordshire Terrier and any crosses between the three dog breeds. The Pitbull Dogs are also used in lots of illegal Dog Fighting in USA.
Pit Bull breeds have become famous for their roles as soldiers in the army by helping the Human soldiers, as police dogs, and as search and rescue dogs, actors, television personalities, seeing eye dogs and celebrity pets.
A pit bull is a fearless dog that will take on any opponent. They will lock their jaws onto the prey until it’s dead.
2.Rottweilers– Rottweiler Dogs are from medium to large size breed of domestic dog that originated in Rottweil, Germany. The dogs were known as “Rottweil butchers’ dogs” because they were used to herd livestock and pull carts laden with butchered meat and other products to market.
Rottweilers Dogs are now used as search and rescue dogs, as guide dogs for the blind, as guard dogs or police dogs.
They are an extremely intelligent breed, That’s why they make great guard dogs, but poor training can lead them to become very aggressive and disobedient.
Pitbull and Rottweiler are responsible for an estimated 60 percent of all dog bite fatalities.
3.Siberian Husky– Siberian Husky is a medium-size, dense-coat working dog breed that originated in north-eastern Siberia. The breed belongs to the Spitz genetic family,Huskies are active, energetic, and resilient breed, Siberian Huskies were bred by the Chukchi of Northeastern Asia to pull heavy loads long distances through difficult conditions, Because they were originally bred for work and typically did not socialize with humans, this large breed can have behavioral issues and sometimes mistaken children for prey.
4.Alaskan Malamutes– Alaskan Malamute is a generally large breed of domestic dog . They are sometimes mistaken for a Siberian Husky due to color and markings, but they are quite different in many ways including size, structure and personality. As pets, once mature, Alaskan Malamutes have a very quiet, dignified temperament and are loyal to their owners.
5.German Shepherd– The German Shepherd Dog , also known as Alsatian or just the German Shepherd, is a breed of large-sized dog . German Shepherd is a relatively new breed of dog, with its origin dating to 1899. As part of the Herding Group, the German Shepherd is a working dog developed originally for herding and guarding sheep. Because of its strength, intelligence and abilities in obedience, training it is widely used by police and military, German shepherds are very intelligent and friendly. But their jaw strength and natural instincts make them equally aggressive in certain situations.
6.Great Dane– The Great Dane, also known as German Mastiff or Danish Hound, is a breed of domestic dog known for its giant size.The Great Dane is one of the world’s tallest dog breeds,but they are also known for developing aggressive behavior with poor training. At 150 lbs with inches-long teeth, an aggressive dog presents a very dangerous scenario, especially around children.
7.Doberman Pinscher– Doberman Pinscher or simply called as Doberman, is a breed of domestic dog originally developed around 1890 by Karl Friedrich Louis Dobermann. Doberman Pinschers are one of the most common Dog Breed, and the breed is well-known as an intelligent, alert, and loyal companion dog. They are known for responding aggressively to physical corrections in training, Therefore they can be aggressive and vicious in some cases.
8.Chow Chow– Chows are extremely territorial. Any strangers entering the property or approaching family members are considered a threat by this breed, and even well-trained dogs are known to aggressively defend their territory, Sometimes these dogs can be too much aggressive and dangerous.
9.Presa Canario-The Perro de Presa Canario is a large Molosser-type dog breed originally bred for working livestock. The name of the breed is Spanish, means “Canarian blood hound,” and is often shortened to “Presa Canario” or simply “Presa.”
Originally bred to guard and fight with cattle, an attack by this dog has been described as hopeless for the victim. They are a guardian breed with man-stopping ability, incredible power and a complete lack of fear.
10.Boxer– Boxer is a breed of stocky, medium-sized, short-haired dog. The coat is smooth and tight-fitting; colors are fawn or brindled, with or without white markings, which may cover the entire body.Boxers are the seventh most popular breed of dog in the United States.These dogs are not typically aggressive by nature. They are bright, energetic and playful breed. Boxers have been known to be “headstrong”, which makes it a bit difficult to train them but with positive reinforcement techniques, Boxers often respond much better.