15 Most dangerous dog breeds

15 Most dangerous dog breeds
15 Most dangerous dog breeds

Sometimes the domesticated animals can be dangerous too. Of the different types of pet animals, dogs seem to be post popular ones in America. They are known to attack any time. If you have a pet dog at home, check if he belongs to this list. There are various reasons for such behaviors like poorly bred, neglected, bored, angry, hurt, insecure, threatened, illness and many more. Here is a list of 15 dangerous dog breeds.

1. Dalmatian

Dalmatians are protective dogs. They can be very aggressive towards humans at certain times. These dogs are very active and require a lot of exercises. They are very sensitive and have excellent memory. The bred is well known for its independence, survival instincts and intelligence.

2. Pit Bulls

This is a really fearless dog and can take on any kind of opponent easily. The digs have the capability of locking their jaws on the prey toll it is dead. These dogs also have known to maul people to death. Pit bulls are popularly used for dog fighting. It weighs about 55.65 pounds.

3. Rottweilers

Rottweilers are aggressive dogs due to their keen instincts for territory. They are excellent for guard dogs. They are always alert and react greatly to the surroundings. It is basically a good-natured dog that is fond of children, obedient, devoted and eager to work. It looks steady and fearless.

4. German Shepherds

They are very alert and intelligent. This bred is mostly used by the police like the K-9 unit. They are very confident and fearless dogs. They also display great willingness to learn. Shepherds are very loyal and bond well with humans. They have an aloof personality which makes it more approachable.

5. Chow Chow


Chow chows can be extremely aggressive if they are poorly bred. It is a sturdily built dog with a square profile. The bred has an unusual color of tongue that is blue-black or purple. It has a very dense coat all over the body that may be smooth or rough. The tail is curled.

6. Old English Sheepdog

The dog has a compact, strong and square shape. The top is lower near the shoulders and high towards the end. The head is quite large and has a black nose. It adjusts itself to any kind of surroundings easily. It is intelligent, loyal and protective. These dogs are known to have strong instincts for herding.

7. Chihuahua

The Chihuahua dogs are relatively very small in size. They are usually found in two types, the short haired and the long haired. These dogs make good companion for humans. They are extremely lively, courageous, adventurous and proud animals. They love affection. They may be slightly difficult to train. However they are intelligent and respond quickly to proper training.

8. Miniature Pinscher

As the name suggests, this dog is a small, compact and square dog. The head is in proportion to its body. This is a hardy dog that is very courageous and proud. The dogs are known to be loyal, alert and high spirited. They are also very intelligent, brave and lively. The behavior of the dogs depends on how you train them. They are extremely suspicious about strangers and mat bark more than required at times.

9. Bullmastiff

The dog has a powerfully built body. It is an alert guard dog, devoted and has a good natured temperament. The affectionate and docile dog is fearless when provoked. Though it may not attack you, it will keep a close watch and sometimes knock the person down or hold him. The even-tempered dog is also known to be very intelligent, loyal and clam. These dogs are extremely powerful and require a strong master for training.

10. Llasa Apso

This is a hardy and small dog. The length of the body is greater than its height. The body is covered densely. The Apso dog has an assertive and friendly manner. It is lively and intelligent too. The little dogs are devoted and affectionate to their masters. It responds well to training. The best feature is that is has sharp hearing skill and hence make good watch dogs. This dog falls in to the small dog syndrome and causes some negative behaviors.

11. Jack Russell Terrier

The dog is also known as the rebel terrier. It is a sturdy and tough dog that is always alert. The length of the body is in proportion with the height. It is usually a cheer loving, devoted and merry dog. It is fearless and obedient too. The dog enjoys playing with toys. When stable they are very friendly. Otherwise, it can become quite difficult to handle. The overall behavior depends on the owner and the training.

12. Dachshund


Dachshund Dog
This is a wonderful breed of dog that comes in six varieties. The weight depends on the version. The miniature ones are just 5 kilograms and the standard ones are 10-12 kilograms. They are known to be very clever dogs with a lovely temperament. The breed however is prone to change in temperament according to the individuals. They become destructive when they are bored. So you have to keep them entertained and confined.

13. Papillon

The papillon is a playful, alert and elegant dog. These dogs make good companion. They are very intelligent and are happy to meet new people. It does not display its shy or aggressive nature generally. They are athletic and highly energetic too. Sometimes they may display a possessive nature towards the owner. They have a tendency to bark at everything new they see or hear.

14. Giant Schnauzer

The giant schnauzer is a compact, powerful and large dog. It looks similar to al large standard Schnauzer. These dogs are very intelligent and versatile. They are calm when given proper exercise. They are bold, loyal, vigorous and reliable. Most often they love to be with their masters. They can be trained easily with a positive attitude.

15. Akita Inu

The dogs are massive built and have a well balanced body. They are mostly intelligent, fearless, courageous and docile. The dog requires good exercise to be in shape. They have to be given proper training to have a good temperament. Most of them are affectionate and careful with the family members.