We’ve compiled a list of the world’s six most dangerous dog breeds, so if you see any of these dogs acting aggressively, simply stay away and behave calmly.
Dogs are not only playful, friendly, and loyal, but they are also dangerous. Any dog breed can be dangerous to humans, depending on its upbringing and temperament. They descended from wolves and were bred by humans, becoming one of the most loyal and dangerous animals.
American Pit Bull Terrier
American Pit Bulls are among the most dangerous dogs and are prohibited in many countries around the world. This medium-sized, intelligent, short-haired dog is one of the world’s most dangerous breeds. The American Pit Bull Terrier’s essential characteristics are strength, confidence, and zest for life.
Because of its high intelligence and willingness to work, this breed excels in performance events.
Canines killed 433 Americans between 2005 and 2017, according to data from dogsbite.org. Pit bulls were responsible for 66% (284) of these deaths.
Rottweilers are regarded as unsuitable family dogs, particularly for families with inexperienced owners. They have one of the worst tempers and must be constantly trained and monitored to avoid situations. Rottweilers were responsible for 10% (45) of fatal attacks over a 13-year period, according to data from a dog bite.
German Shepherd Dog
The German Shepherd, also known as the Alsation, is the second most popular dog breed in the United States. They play an important role in police departments all over the world. According to studies, German Shepherds are the third most intelligent dogs, which is why they are used in the police department. When they attack, they use a bite with a force of over 1,060 newtons. According to data from dogsbite.org, German shepherds were responsible for 20 deaths between 2005 and 2017.
Bullmastiffs are intelligent, athletic, and energetic dogs. They have a naturally aggressive temperament, which can be fatal if not properly cared for. Because of their temperament, bullmastiffs are commonly used as guard dogs. With consistent training from an early age, these dogs can become dependable and obedient. According to data from dogsbite.org, bullmastiffs caused 14 fatalities between 2005 and 2017.
The Siberian Husky
Siberian Huskies were bred as working dogs, which is why they are not very social. However, with the proper approach and training, you can make them more friendly and calm. Poor socialization and training will almost certainly result in aggressive and dangerous dogs. According to data from dogsbite.org, huskies were responsible for 13 fatalities (3%) between 2005 and 2017.