10 Most Dangerous Dogs Breed Around the World that You Should Know

10 Most Dangerous Dogs Breed Around the World that You Should Know

Even though dogs are considered human’s best friend, it is important to remember that they are descended from wolves and naturally violent.

Scary facts: there are 4 million people seek medical care for being attacked by dogs each year, which means a dog bites 1 out of every 73 people. Some certain dog breeds are more likely to be involved in a dog biting incident than others. Dog bite incidents resulted in grievous and injury to people’s lives permanently. Here we listed 10 most dangerous dogs known for aggression, you can evaluate the risk of owning or being around dog breeds that are potentially harmful to you, and have extra caution when interacting with these dogs.

1.Pit Bull Terriers

Pit bull might probably be the most notorious breed on this list. Because of their reputation for unpredictability and aggression, they have been banned by many countries in the world. They were originally bred as fighting dogs, and the breed is still known for strength, aggression, and persistence in battle. Moreover, Pit Bulls have the most lethal bite style of all dogs. As data suggests, the pit bulls are responsible for over 60% dog bite attacks.


According to data from dogsbite.org, Rottweilers were responsible for 45 (10%) of the fatalities over a 13-year period, making them one of the most lethal breeds. They are large dog breed that can grow up to 25 inches tall and weigh 120 pounds or more. Rottweilers are well known to be powerful, protective, and loyal, and can be dangerous when its owner or his family is threatened or when there is an intrusion on its territory. They also have a dreadfully powerful bite that they know how to use to great effect.

3.German Shepherd

Weighing about 100 pounds and standing over 2 feet tall, German Shepherds are the 3rd most intelligent dogs, as well as one of the most aggressive dog breeds in the world. That’s why they have been trained to use in militaries and police forces in recent decades. When they do attack, they are capable of producing over 1,060 newtons of bite force, which can inflict deadly attacks on people. They were responsible for 20 deaths (about 5% of all dog bite deaths).

4.American Bulldog

American bulldogs are medium-sized working bog breeds with great strength, endurance, agility, and a friendly character. They have powerful jaw bite powers that can crack bones, and the ability to jump high enough and hard enough to knock an adult flat on their back. They were employed as a utility dog to work at farm. They were the cause of 3.5% fatal attacks and deaths incidents over the past ten years.


These dogs are smart, athletic, and energetic. Because of their aggressive behaviour, Bullmastiffs are usually employed as guard dogs to protect your home and yard. With consistent training, these dogs may become obedient and dependable. These dogs were responsible for 3.2% of all fatal attacks that occurred over the 10 years of the study.

6.Siberian Husky

Huskies were used as sled dogs to pull loads and human in the coldest reaches of the world. They are friendly but as they retain a strong drive to pursue and capture prey, they may become aggressive toward those who challenge them, especially children and adults. Poor socialization and training will surely turn them into aggressive and dangerous dogs. During the past ten years, Huskies were responsible for 3% of all fatal attacks.

7.Doberman Pinscher

Doberman Pinschers has an iconic cropped ears, straight back, and look of alertness, and were bred to be intimidating and used as guard dogs. They tend to be aggressive when it comes to protect their owners. Normally, anything that would seem like a threat to a Doberman's handler will immediately be met with ferocious tenacity from a Doberman Pinscher. But that does not mean they are violent.

8.Chow Chow

Chow chows are well-known for their strong protective instincts. Despite their small size and fluffy look, they can be ferocious and dangerous. They may attack their own handlers simply because they are find no place to extend their energy. Just like most of the other dangerous dogs on this list, the Chow Chow must be properly trained and socialized at a young age to avoid aggression issues.


Dalmatians are large, energetic dog breeds with short, dense, glossy coats. They are well-known for having a reputation as loyal and friendly companions to their human owners, but are wary or short-tempered with strangers. They may become aggressive if they feel their territory is being threatened. Dalmatians need to be socialized at an early age, if not given enough attention by their owner, they can develop behavioral issues or even fearsome attacks.


These dogs are a crossbred of wolf and domestic dog breeds. Due to their close relationship to wild, un-domesticated animals, these dogs can exhibit unpredictably violent behaviour similar to their wild parents. The Humane Society of the United States considers wolf-dog hybrids to be wild animals.