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Most dangerous dog breeds in the world

International Dog Day is celebrated on August 26 every year to celebrate and respect every dog breed and to encourage dog adoption. No one can win our hearts as dogs do.

We’ve compiled a list of world’s 6 most dangerous dog breeds, so if you see any of these listed dogs in angry mode, just stay away and behave calmly.

International Dog Day is celebrated on August 26 every year to celebrate and respect every dog breed and to encourage dog adoption. No one can win our hearts as dogs do, and as the saying goes, ‘Dog is known as a man’s best friend.’

Dogs are not just playful, friendly, loyal but they are dangerous too. Depending on the animal’s upbringing and temperament, any dog breed can be a threat to humans. They descended from wolves, were bred by humans, and consequently became one of the most loyal and dangerous animals.

We’ve compiled a list of world’s 6 most dangerous dog breeds, so if you see any of these listed dogs in angry mode, just stay away and behave calmly.

1. American Pit Bull Terrier

American Pit Bulls are one of the most dangerous dogs and have been banned by many countries in the world. This medium-sized, intelligent, short-haired dog, is one of the most dangerous breeds of dogs in the world. The essential characteristics of the American Pit Bull Terrier are strength, confidence, and zest for life.

This breed does very well in performance events because of its high level of intelligence and its willingness to work.

According to a data by dogsbite.org, in the 13-year period of 2005 to 2017, canines killed 433 Americans. Pit bulls contributed to 66% (284) of these deaths.

2. Rottweiler

Rottweiler

Rottweilers are considered unsuitable family dogs, especially for families who have amateur owners. They have one of the worst tempers and need to be continuously trained and attentive to, in order to avoid situations. Rottweilers, over the 13-year period, inflicted 10% (45) of attacks resulting in death, according to data by dogsbite.org.

3. German Shepherd

German Shepherd

In the United States, German Shepherd is the second most popular dog breed, also known as Alsation. They are an important part of police squads across the world. Studies have shown that German Shepherds are the 3rd most intelligent dogs, that’s why these are used in the police department. When they do attack, they attack with a bite that has a force of over 1,060 newtons. German shepherds caused 20 deaths between a period of 2005-2017, according to data by dogsbite.org.

4. American Bulldog

American Bulldog

American Bulldogs are a well-balanced athletic dog that demonstrates great strength, endurance, agility, and a friendly attitude. Historically, they were bred to be a utility dog used for working the farm. They caused 15 fatalities (3.5%) between a period of 2005-2017, according to data by dogsbite.org.

5. Bullmastiff

Bullmastiff

Bullmastiffs are smart, athletic, energetic dogs. They have a naturally aggressive temperament, which if not properly cared for can turn out to be fatal. Bullmastiff’s are generally employed as guard dogs because of their temperamental behaviour. These dogs can become reliable and obedient with consistent training from an early age. Bullmastiffs caused 14 fatalities between a period of 2005-2017, according to data by dogsbite.org.

6. Siberian Husky

Siberian Husky

Siberian Huskies have been bred as working dogs, and that is the reason they are not very social. But, with the right approach and training, you can make them become more friendly and calm. Poor socialization and training will surely turn them into aggressive and dangerous dogs. According to data by dogsbite.org, huskied caused 13 fatalities (3%) between a period of 2005-2017.

 

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