The dog is a domesticated descendant of the wolf. Also called the domestic dog, it is derived from the extinct Pleistocene wolf, and the modern wolf is the dog’s nearest living relative.
Dogs were the first species to be domesticated by hunter-gatherers over 15,000 years ago before the development of agriculture.
Here are the 15 Deadly breeds of Dog you need to know about.
1. Pit Bull
The Pit Bull is considered to be the most dangerous dog in America. According to dogsbite between 2005 and 2014, 203 Americans were killed by a Pit Bull ad 305 people were seriously injured after a mauling. These dogs were originally bred to baiting bulls and protecting hunters from bear. These dogs are incredibly muscular. Most Pit Bulls don’t have an ounce of fat on them. They are pure muscle.
2. Gull Dong
The Gull Dong is a cross between a Bully Kutta and a Gull Tarrier. These dogs are known to be incredibly strong and very powerful. They were originally bred as fighting dogs, and they are known to be very difficult to control and very aggressive. If you want to own one of these dogs, you would need to get him professional training from a very young age. He can weigh up to 140 pounds and this is a lot of weight to put behind and attack.
3. The Bull Terrier
The most distinctive feature of the Bull Terrier is his large, egg shaped head. He is also known for his incredibly muscular body. These dogs have gotten a bad rap in the past, due to being mistreated, abused, and trained to attack. These dogs are not technically dangerous towards humans, however, they can be dangerous to smaller dogs and animals. This is because they have a strong urge to hunt their prey.
If they cannot overcome this urge, they can become aggressive to these smaller animals and can cause serious injury when they attack.
4. Caucasian Ovcharka
This dog, also known as the Caucasian Shepherd, was bred to protect livestock. They are very strong-willed, assertive, and courageous. These can be excellent qualities in a dog that has been trained properly. If not, these dogs can be extremely ferocious and impossible to manage. They have an uncontrollable urge to defend their home and the people in it. If someone who the dog does not know comes into the home, he can be threatened.
5. German Shepherd
Most of these dogs are friendly. They are smart, vigilant, alert, and fearless. Because of these excellent qualities, these dogs are often used in police K-9 units. While these dogs make great family pets, they need to be properly socialized and trained from an early age. They can become very protective of their owners, their family, and their home. Because of this, they can be dangerous. If a friendly stranger comes into the home, a German Shepherd who has not been properly trained can attack.
6. The Rottweiler
The Rottweiler is a very massive dog. They can weigh up to 130 pounds and most are pure muscle. This dog is considered to be very dangerous, because he has a genetic predisposition to guard and herd. Not all of these dogs are savage beasts. As with many breeds, these dogs have a bad reputation due to abuse, neglect, lack of socialization, lack of training, and being cared for by irresponsible owners. According to the Merritt Clifton Dog Bite Statistics, the Rottweiler was responsible for 535 dog attacks between 1982 and 2014.
7. The Husky
The Husky can dangerous to humans, however, they can be especially dangerous to smaller animals. They are very strong dogs, and are bred for pulling sleds through the snow. They have a very strong predator instinct, which can make them dangerous at times. According to the National Association of Dog Bite Statistics, over the past 15 years, the Husky was responsible for 15 fatal deaths. With proper training however, you could safely bring a smaller animal into the home.
8. Doberman Pinschers
If you have seen any movies about the mob or really rich, really mean people, you have seen a Doberman Pinscher. These dogs are often the guard dogs in the movie, who are willing to attack intruders on command. In the real world, these dogs are famous for being highly intelligent, extremely loyal, and very alert. This is what makes him such a good guard dog. He can weight up to 70 pounds, and he is known to become aggressive with strangers and other dogs.
9. Chow Chow
The Chow Chow is known to be a very distant and independent breed. He originally came from China, and he can weigh up to 70 pounds. This dog has a very poor reputation and is considered to be a high risk pet. This is because between 1979 and 1998, there have been over 238 Chow Chow attacks. Of those attacks, 37 of the victims were children and 40 of them were fatal. They are often very protective of their owners, but if they don’t have the right training and if they don’t live in the right environment, they can be dangerous.
10. Wolf Hybrid
The Wolf Hybrid is actually a cross between a dog and a wolf. Because of the genetic nature of a wolf, these dogs can be very unpredictable. Some of these dogs get more traits of a dog, while other get more traits from the wolf. Some of these dogs can be very non-aggressive and docile. Unfortunately, a higher percentage of these dogs are likely to be dangerous and to attack humans and small animals.
The Boxer is not typically aggressive. He is typically a very playful, intelligent, and energetic dog. He is also very headstrong. The reason that these dogs are considered dangerous is that there have been 48 attacks involving his breed from 1982 through 2012. According to the Clifton Study, 19 of the people who were attacked were children and 7 of them died.
The Akita originally came from the mountains of Japan. He is a very strong, dominant, and independent breed. When properly trained, these dogs can be very affectionate and well behaved. They can, however, be very territorial and awkward around strangers. He is a very muscular dog and he can weigh up to 100 pounds. Considering his size and his territorial behavior, he can be very dangerous if he is not properly trained and cared for.
13. The Great Dane
The Great Dane is an incredibly large dog. He actually holds the record for being the tallest dog in the world, standing at 44 inches. Originally, he was bred to hunt deer and wild boar. Over the years, being a hunter has become a genetic trait for this dog. If he is trained properly, the Great Dane can be an amazing family dog. These dogs typically love children, and many will allow small children to ride on their back like a horse.
14. The American Bull Dog
The American Bull dog is incredibly muscular and he has a stocky build. He can weigh between 60 to 120 pounds, which packs a great deal of power behind his muscular body. He was originally bred to work on a farm where he would help his master catch and hold cattle and wild boar. He would also kìll the vermin that tried to take over the farm and he would guard his master’s property. Today, he is more of a family dog.
15. The Bullmastiff
The Bullmastiff is a very large, very muscular dog. He can weigh up to 130 pounds and he can grow as tall as 27 inches. Unless these dogs are well trained and well behaved, they can become violent. Poorly trained dogs can become very unpredictable. In 2014, a 13 year old boy from New Jersey was attacked by a Bullmastiff and he was fatally injured. Another boy was also attacked and he was severely injured.