The top 10 most dangerous dogs

10. Boxer

48 reported incidents between 1982 and 2012 involving aggressive attacks by the Boxer qualify this breed of dogs for our list of dangerous dogs. The dogs originated from Germany and they can grow for a weight of 50lbs to 70 lbs. They can be very stubborn and assertive but on the flip side they are lively, engaging and energetic.


9.Wolf Hybrid

These dogs are crosses between a dog and a wolf, most commonly the grey wolf. The dog presents with a mix of the genetic traits you find in both dogs and wolves. The latter makes them a bit unpredictable as to how they should be handled.

Wolf Hybrid

8. Chow Chow

The Chow –chow can appear to keep to it and self governing. The dog is fiercely loyal to its owner with whom they only want to interact with. They demand a lot of attention and when they do not get this they tend to become restless, aggressive and destructive. They hail from China and the larger 50-70 lbs breeds are sometimes called the ‘puffy lion dog.’ They are very discerning of strangers and will attack any stranger that they consider is a threat to their owner. With 238 fatalities involving the Chow Chow between 1979 and 1998 this explains their presence on this list. They can dwell in apartments easily but they require regular exercise such that they do not become restless an ill bred.

Chow Chow

7. Doberman Pinschers

Well known for their sharpness, fierce loyalty and insight, this canine is the best guard dog where they attack only on the off chance that they are incited or sense that their family and their property threatened. Karl Friedrich Louis Doberman, a German in 1890 bred them thus the name; they can weigh as much as 65 to 90 lbs. albeit they were once used as security and police dogs, they tend to show aggression towards other dogs and strangers, they rarely ever direct this towards their owner. Their hostility because of their size and power can likewise make them possibly hazardous.

Doberman Pinschers

6. Huskies

These dogs have a whole lot of energy and they are insanely strong. Traditionally they are used for pulling sleds in the North, for dog sled racing and adventure walks. They tend to be predatory and bully other smaller breeds. This is a natural instinct as well as their destructive tendencies which boredom tends to bring about.