Dogs are man’s best friend, they have been a part of human civilizations since the beginning of domestication. These intelligent creatures were used to guard livestock and were trusted with their instinctive guarding abilities.
Although they were described to be with humans, they were originally not meant to be due to their natural instincts. Almost all dog breeds can cause serious harm, however, some dogs show violent behavior when attacked which can cause serious injury. Here is the list of the top 10 world’s dangerous dogs that one should know before keeping them as a pet.
10. Siberian Husky
Huskies are traditionally bred dogs that are used as sledge dogs in colder regions of the Arctic. These breed of dogs are very strong, athletic, and strong enough to move heavy luggage. They have a unique fur color pattern, impressive blue eyes, and a well-built structure.
Most husky owners say that the breed is friendly, humble, and intelligent however if threatened these breeds take up their natural instinct of attacking and causing major harm. Thus, one needs to be careful while you are petting an unknown husky.
These hunting breeds of dogs are known for their strong jaw and heavy bite force. These are dominant dog breeds that show aggression toward other dogs and humans as well. If not trained properly, these breeds of dogs might cause serious injury to humans as they are known to have aggressive behavior.
If you do not train them properly these dogs can harm to a considerable extent. You do not know when the aggressive behavior of the dog kicks in, hence you should be careful when you are around.
8. Perro de Presa Canario
These smart, energetic, and athletic breed of mastiffs are known for its high sensitivity, dominant and strong-willed dogs. They are known as Canarian Catch dogs, this breed requires obedience training from a young. They should also be socialized since young as if you do not socialize early, these dogs tend to attack both other animals and humans.
7. Bull Mastiff
These large-stature dogs can reach a weight of over 130 pounds. These breeds of dogs are often kept as guarding dogs as they have the excellent guarding ability and these dogs are dependable. With consistent training, these dogs will be truthful to their owners however, if not trained properly then these breeds are difficult to control as they can be very aggressive.
6. Alaskan Malamute
These breed of dogs are highly energetic and slow learners. They are active and need more physical activity without which they will be impatient. Alaskan Malamutes are still used as Sled Dogs for personal travel, freight movement, or moving light objects. They can reach weight up to 100 pounds and are capable of devouring huge injuries if they are angry.
5. Wolf Hybrid
These breeds are mixed with dogs and wild wolves and are unpredictable. These breeds inherit the traits of wild animals and in fact owning this breed of dog is illegal in some states of the USA. If you want to own this breed then you need to possess a license and get a special permit that is required to cage a wolf.
In some states, these hybrids are regulated as dogs which are needed to be properly vaccinated and have a valid license. Due to their wild instincts, these breeds would not be proper protection dogs but when agitated these breeds can inflict huge damage.
4. Dogo Argentino
Dogo Argentino is a breed of dog that is native to Argentina. And are banned by several countries. Originally bred to hunt down wild boar and puma, they quickly became the most aggressive breed of dogs. This breed of dog is banned in countries such as Australia, the UK, New Zealand, etc. This breed of dog is extremely ferocious when provoked and can fight to the death with its enemies.
3. Pakistani Mastiff
These breeds of dogs are native to Pakistan and are colloquially called Bully Kutta. This breed of dog has been described as an un-trainable breed as it takes a very long and hard time to train. However, when it comes to protection, these breeds will take on anything and anyone who crosses their line. It is a fiercely loyal breed of dog.
Rottweilers are known for their ferocious nature. These medium-sized dogs are known for their protective nature. These breeds of dogs if trained properly will be friendly, affectionate dogs however, if they are left untrained then these breeds of dogs will be ferocious. There have been many instances where Rottweilers have bitten and killed their owners. A bite from Rottweiler can measure up to 1460 newtons.
1. American Pit Bull
One of the most dangerous dog breeds in the world is American Pit Bull. This breed of dog has been banned by many countries. These are medium-sized, solidly-built, intelligent, short-haired dog which requires several rounds of training. Their main strengths are its zest for life and muscle powers which can hold anything for a long amount of time.
This breed is also intelligent and has a high willingness to work. It is estimated that 94% of attacks on children by pit bulls are unprovoked. One needs to be very careful if they are planning to keep a pit bull as a pet.