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What are the most dangerous breeds of dogs?


Decorative Curiosities Staff
Updated: Jun 13, 2024

Dogs are human’s most loyal friends. Each dog breed has its own trait sets. But some dog breeds are not so friendly. They could be dangerous for you too. And here you will learn about those dog breeds. These dog breeds are dangerous according to their nature, size, strength, and breeding history. So avoid choosing these dog breeds for your family with younger children. It is very crucial to understand these dogs’ behavior.

One thing you have to understand. No dog breeds are inherently bad. But some breeds are prone to behave dangerously. You have to manage these breeds properly. Failing this they can be dangerous for your safety. The breeds used to be used for hunting or guarding are more prone to behave dangerously. These dogs could be unpredictable. The breeds known for their protective nature can be dangerous too. If they feel attacked, they can harm you. So you should know the details about those breeds’ nature, history, and behavior.

01.Akita
01.Akita
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Akitas are very loyal to its owner. They can easily be your family member. But they have dominating personalities. They usually require extensive training to ensure they obey you. Be very careful about guests when you have an Akita in your house. Akitas might get nervous to see unfamiliar dogs too. They would end up biting.

02.Pit Bull
02.Pit Bull
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Pit bulls are family dogs. Many people are trying hard to change the negative public perception about pit bulls. But they have a history of being dangerous. This breed is very intimidating and mascular. This feature made them being sold for dog fighting, protection, and other inhumane activities. But this breed can be obedient and family-friendly with the help of proper training.

03.Cane Corso
03.Cane Corso
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Cane corso is a very strong dog breed. It is descended from Canis Pugnax. This ancient dog breed was used as a worker in the ancient Roman empire. This breed is very muscular. They can be dangerous for humans without proper training.

04.Rhodesian ridgeback
04.Rhodesian ridgeback
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This is an African breed. It was used as a guardian dog in the African farms against lions. Rhodesian ridgeback is known for its always flight-or-fight mode and is always alert. This behavior makes them dangerous. It can be decreased using proper training methods.

05.Saint Bernerd
05.Saint Bernerd
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This breed is one of the largest dog breeds in the world. It is often seen in films and animation films as rescue dogs. But they are prone to be aggressive. So you should keep that in your mind. This breed was actually bred as rescue dogs. They were used to rescue those people stuck in dangerous situations like avalanches. Give your saint Bernard proper training from right when it is a puppy.

06.Chow Chow
06.Chow Chow
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This one is a very beautiful dog. They have soft fur and fluffy tails. But these dogs need regular opportunities to interact with other animals and humans. Socializing a chow chow is very important. Otherwise, they can be very brutal and dangerous for humans.

07.Doberman pinscher
07.Doberman pinscher
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This is one of the most loyal dogs. It is widely used as guard dogs in various sectors even in today’s world. This breed is intimidating and muscular. Their bark is really threatening. But their loyalty is second-to-none. This is why they can be very aggressive at times. So they need proper training to become calm.

08.Rottweiler
08.Rottweiler
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Rottweilers are beautiful pets for families. But they can become very aggressive at times. They can be dangerous if provoked. So one should arrange the proper training when the dog is a puppy. You should not allow them to roam freely in your house without giving it proper training.
09.German shepherd
09.German shepherd
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This breed is counted as one of the smartest breeds. You can train them to do various jobs. You can use them in military and police work too. But they can become violent if they think their owner or their family is under threat. This makes them dangerous.

10.Great Dane
10.Great Dane
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This is one the greatest breeds no matter whether you live alone or with family. Their energy level is very low. But they need obedience training too. They can be dangerous when they think their family or owner is being attacked. They can attack humans when they are frightened too.

11.Siberian husky
11.Siberian husky
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Siberian huskies are very beautiful dogs. They are known for their gorgeous looks. They are generally calm. But they have a temperament of being dangerous from its wolf ancestors. This makes them unpredictable dogs. So you need to train them properly.

12.Dachshund
12.Dachshund
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They are known as wiener dogs. They are called sausage dogs too. They have long bodies and short legs. They look very cute. But they can become dangerous for humans too. This breed was used in world war 2 to sniff out landmines and bombs. They like to be kept busy. They become furious when understimulated.

13.Bullmastiff
13.Bullmastiff
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Bullmastiff is a large sized dog. They are strong enough to quickly overcome a person in attacks. So you need to train it under experienced and specialized trainers. These dogs need proper socialization too to calm them down.

14.Boxer
14.Boxer
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They are energetic dogs. They have a muscular build. But they do not sit much. This has created a misconception that they are aggressive. But you need to train them properly and give them good exercises to make a good and proper family dog. Boxers are loyal only to their owners. So you should take proper precaution while introducing this dog to other humans.

15.Basenji
15.Basenji
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Basenji is a small sized dog of central Africa. It was bred for hunting purposes. It is known for its stubborn mentality. This makes it difficult to train. So you better take precautions while introducing your Basenji to your friends or strangers.