Top 10 Most Dangerous Dog Breeds In The World

Here is a list of the top ten most dangerous dogs you definitely should be afraid of.  These 10 most dangerous dog breeds can cause a very high number of injuries and fatalities than any other. There have actually been records of deaths caused by these dogs.

Number 10, Great Dane

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He can be trained to be a gentle giant, but since these dogs are such large and imposing creatures they can prove to be very dangerous if improperly cared for. A Fully grown male Great Dane could be a killing machine, they can weigh up to 200 pounds and stand 86 cm tall. The last recorded fatality caused by a Great Dane in the United States happened in 2003 when a 2-year-old girl was killed in South Carolina. A six-year-old girl required surgery after being attacked by a Great Dane in Tampa, Fl. This is on the bottom list of most dangerous dog breeds.

Number 9, Boxer

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This breed descended from hunting dogs, and as early as World War I boxers were used as guard and attack dogs. Boxers are very well known for their strong jaws and powerful bites. They’re a protective breed of dog, which is good for families wanting a sense of security. However, boxers have earned a reputation as being headstrong. The last reported fatality caused by a boxer in the USA happened on Dec. 28, 2013 in Arizona when a man tried to break up a fight between his boxer and one of his other dogs.

Number 8, Wolf Hybrid

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All dogs are descendants of wolves, but many of today’s dog species are still directly crossbred with these wild animals. Because of the inherent danger in breeding a wild animal with a domestic one, these dogs are often extremely skittish and unpredictable. It is really intense to the point that many states have made it illegal to own a wolf hybrid. The CDC determined that wolf hybrids were responsible for the deaths of 14 people in the United States from 1979 to 1998.

Number 7, Malamute

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According to a University of Texas study. Malamutes were responsible for five fatal dog bites in the United States from 1966 to 1980. These dogs are often used as sled dogs, and they are the state dog of Alaska. They are intimidating dogs known for having high prey drives, which means they often attack smaller animals.

Number 6, Husky

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Like the Malamute, the Husky is primarily known as a sled dog. Huskies are athletic and energetic dogs. Because of the breed’s history as a working dog, they are not primarily intended to be social. Unlike breeds specifically meant to be pets. This is a very aggressive dangerous dog breed. Siberian Huskies were responsible for 15 mauling deaths in the United States between 1979 and 1998.

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