Top 10 Most Aggressive Dogs

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Getting a dog is a big responsibility. Are you thinking about getting a dog breed known for its aggressiveness? It is important to carefully research this dog breed first. Keep reading for a list of the top 10 most aggressive dogs.


10. Dalmatians


Surprisingly, dalmatians are extremely aggressive when they feel threatened. They are very possessive and will react in an aggressive manner if they feel that their owner is in danger. These dogs are also very intelligent and will remember the people who threatened them.


9. Boxers


Boxers are next on our list. These dogs are not aggressive but can do a lot of damage due to their heavy weight. They are typically very stubborn, which can make training difficult. It is important to properly train these dogs since accidents can be prevented if the owner is always in control.


8. Presa Canarios

Presa Canarios are dangerous dogs because of their imposing size. They can weigh up to a 110 lbs and can easily place their paws on the shoulders of a tall man. These dogs were primarily used to guard and catch cattle and are very smart.


7.  Chow Chows

Chow Chows

Chow Chows are very cute but these dogs seem to inherit certain aggressive traits. Professional breeders try selecting dogs who do not have these aggressive traits but you might end up with an aggressive chow chow if you do not learn more about the behavior of the parents first. You will need a lot of patience and reinforcement to train these dogs.


6. Dobermans


Dobermans will only attack if they feel that their territory or their owner is threatened. It is best never to threaten these 90 lbs dogs. A lot of training is required but dobermans make great guard dogs. Some dobermans tend to become aggressive for no reasons as they get older. It is best to select a dog who has been bred from a large genetic pool to prevent this from happening.


5. Alaskan Malamutes

Alaskan Malamutes

Alaskan Malamutes need a lot of exercise. These 100 lbs dogs were used to pull sleighs among many other things. They need to stay active or they will become bored. A bored Alaskan Malamute can become aggressive and destroy everything in your home. Do not get one of these dogs unless you can take them for a run every day.


4. Huskies


Huskies are quite similar to Alaskan Malamutes. Most huskies are not aggressive by nature and yet statistics show that a large number of dog attacks were caused by huskies. Make sure your husky has plenty of room to play and run so do not become bored and aggressive. A good training is also required.


3. German shepherds

German shepherds

German shepherds are used by the police because of their intelligent. These dogs are absolutely fearless and will not back down when threatened. Their aggressiveness mostly comes from their confrontational nature, which is why it is best not to provoke a German shepherd. They make excellent guard dogs since they are very protective.


2. Rottweilers


Rottweilers can weight up to 130 lbs and are unstoppable once they decide to attack. These dogs are dangerous because they have a strong territorial instinct. They will make sure no strangers approaches your home. Rottweilers attack only when provoked and are very gentle with their owners.


1. Pit bulls

 Pit bulls

Pit bulls are definitely the most dangerous dogs and also the most controversial pets because of the high number of accidents involving pit bulls. These dogs will lock their jaw and not let go until their victim is dead. The huge amount of pressure into their jaw makes it impossible to pry it open. These dogs need to be properly trained and should never be provoked. If you would like to get a pit bull, find out more about the breeding of the puppy you are interested in. A small genetic pool is not a good sign. A lot of people give away grown up pit bulls because they cannot manage them anymore. It is best to adopt a puppy you can train yourself.

These top 10 most aggressive dogs can make wonderful pets if properly trained. You should do more research on the dog breeds you are interested in, especially if you are considering getting one of these top 10 most aggressive dogs.

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