10 Most Dangerous Dog Breeds Around The World

Dog breeds are considered as one of the best and truthful companions on earth for their owners. They always tend to guard their owners when they are endangered. Some dog breeds are very friendly and some tend to be highly aggressive with strangers, however, aggressiveness depends comprehensively on the dog breeds. There are over 300 recognized dog breed across the globe, out of which we have listed 10 of the most dangerous and precarious dog breeds that are capable of mauling any stranger to death.

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10. Presa Canario

Presa Canario

Presa Canario is an African origin dog breed that was generally meant for wars in the 18th century. They are very strong, aggressive and alert, which typically weighs over 100 pounds. Presa Canarios at times seems dangerous to their owners as well since there have been many situations of them mauling their owners to death. In 2006, a 30-year old named Shawna Willey was killed by her own Presa Canario while she was bathing. In 2014, a woman from the Czech Republic was attacked by Canario but was providentially escaped by her when police intervened and shot the dog to death.

9. Chow Chow

Chow Chow

Chow Chow is a Chinese origin dog breed, which is also referred to as “chow” for its fluffy lion face. They are very aggressive when they feel their owners are endangered. Chows generally were meant for hunting and guarding shepherds. They tend to be very active, alert and protective against the family and also tend to be well socialized with their owners. There have been 8 fatalities till date by this dog breed.

8. Great Dane

Great Dana

Great Dane is a German origin giant dog breed capable of killing any intruder, hence is one of the most dangerous dog breeds in the world. Great Danes are considered as the tallest dog breeds, where on an average an adult stands up to a height of 86cm and can weight around 200 pounds. Their height is highly insane and any can get freaked out in presence of them. They were commonly used as hunting dogs during the 17th century and were the powerful guards for princes at night.

7. Boxer


Boxer is a German origin dog breed, which is commonly medium-sized and short haired. Boxers are generally used as guard dogs due to its strong jaws and a single bite can halt the victim on spot. Though they have an aggressive look, they are pretty good socialized and play well with kids. They can take extreme steps if they feel that the owners are endangered. They are highly energetic, active, and alert.

6. Doberman Pinscher

Doberman Pinscher

Doberman Pinscher is yet another German origin dog breed, well known for its intelligence, loyal companion and alertness. Dobermans were commonly referred to as guard dogs, which are highly aggressive in nature and can maul any strangers to death if they feel that the strangers are a threat. Dobermans have become more socialized than before, however, they are highly dangerous due to their size and strength. Dobermans were once meant as police dogs and these intentions are changing in recent days.

5. Bullmastiff


Bullmastiff is an English Bulldog primarily very strong, rigidly built and weighs around 130 pounds. Majority of the teenagers get affected by Bullmastiffs since they are not well socialized. They are highly aggressive in natures that are commonly meant to guard their owners. Much of guard training is not required for Bullmastiffs and they generally tend to protect their owners when endangered. They generally take much time to get socialized with strangers and other dog breeds.

4. Husky


Husky is a very intelligent, strong and energetic dog basically originated from Arctic region. Huskies are a mixed breed of fox and dog, which are also considered as one of the cutest dogs in the world. They are generally non-social and can be furious at times with strangers. Intense training is required to resist their anger and is generally not meant for beginning pet owners. Huskies were responsible for 15 causalities in the United States between 1979 and 1998, which comprehensively describes their aggressiveness.

3. Rottweiler


Rottweiler is a German origin dog breed, which was also known as “Rottweil Butchers”. It is very strong, confident and has powerful jaws that are capable enough to kill an intruder. Rottweilers generally hate strangers and other dog breeds, and they can be devastating when they indulge in a fight with other dog breeds. According to the analysis made by Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States between 1993 and 1996, around half of the kills by dog bite were caused by Rottweilers.

2. German Shepherd

German Shepherd

German Shepherd as the name says is a German origin large sized dog breed. They are also ranked under the most intelligent dog breeds in the world. They are capable of guarding their owner at the fullest, no matter what the cause is. Shepherds generally get in touch with kids more often and are much socialized with their owner’s family. They are physically very strong and are very confident in chasing any intruder.

1. Pit Bull

Pit Bull

Pit Bull is an American dog breed generally meant for fights. They are highly aggressive and strong, which are capable of killing an intruder. Though Pit Bulls were once considered as non-violent, has changed the reputation to highly aggressive dog breed in the world. In 1991, a study revealed that about 94% of the children were attacked by Pit Bulls, the most insane characteristic of this dog breed. Intense training is required to prevent their aggressive heat of the moment. Pit Bulls are banned in many countries across the globe due to their irresistible anger.

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