Top 10 World Most Aggressive Dogs

The statement that dogs are man’s best friend has been proven as a statement of fact, however, some dogs can be very aggressive, not only to strangers, but also to those who own them read below world most aggressive dog.

As friendly as dogs can be, there are those who have great killer instincts and must be handled with care. Below are those dogs which the term aggressive would not even do justice to their killer instincts.

 

  1. Cocker Spaniel 

This breed were originally used as gun dogs because of their strong sense of smell. Know to be useful in the tracking of birds for hunting; the Cocker Spaniels have recorded about 60 fatalities.

The English Cocker Spaniel is an active, good-natured, sporting dog, standing well up at the withers and compactly built. Outside the US, the breed is usually known simply as the Cocker Spaniel, as is the American Cocker Spaniel within the US. The word cocker is commonly held to stem from their use to hunt woodcock.

 

  1. Alaskan Malamute

The Alaskan Malamute is a large breed of domestic dog originally bred for hauling heavy freight because of their strength and endurance, and later a sled dog. They are similar to other arctic breeds, such as the Greenland dog, Canadian Eskimo Dog, the Siberian.

Alaskan Malamutes are still in use as sled dogs for personal travel, hauling freight, or helping move light objects; some, however, are used for the recreational pursuit of sledding, also known as mushing, as well as for skijoring, bikejoring, carting, and canicross.

However, most Malamutes today are kept as family pets or as show or performance dogs in weight pulling, dog agility, or packing.

Malamutes are generally slower in long-distance dogsled racing against smaller and faster breeds, so their working usefulness is limited to freighting or traveling over long distances at a far slower rate than that required for racing.

The Alaskan Malamute is “the largest and most powerful” sled dog, and was used for heavier loads.

 

  1. Husky

Husky is a general name for a sled-type of dog used in northern regions, differentiated from other sled-dog types by their fast pulling style.

They are an ever-changing cross-breed of the fastest dogs.

Huskies are used in sled dog racing. In recent years, companies have been marketing tourist treks with dog sledges for adventure travelers in snow regions as well.

Huskies are also today kept as pets, and groups work to find new pet homes for retired racing and adventure trekking dogs.

Huskies are energetic and athletic. They usually have a thick double coat that can be gray, black, copper red, or white.

Their eyes are typically pale blue, although they may also be brown, green, blue, yellow, or heterochromic. Huskies are more prone to some degree of uveitis than most other breeds.

Huskies hold a record of 15 fatalities and after their work life, they are sent to households as pets in their old age. This breed suffers from heterochromia, which means that different dogs have different colored eyes.

 

  1. Wolf Dog Hybrid   

A wolfdog (also called a wolf–dog hybrid or wolf hybrid) is a hybrid resulting from the hybridization of a domestic dog to one of four other dog sub-species, the gray, eastern timber, red, and Ethiopian wolves.

A wolf’s behavior is typically more socially shy and timid toward humans than that of a dog

Due to the variability inherent to their hybridization, whether a wolf–dog cross should be considered more dangerous than a dog depends on behavior specific to the individual alone rather than to wolfdogs as a group.

  1. Doberman Pinscher

Doberman Pinschers are well known as intelligent, alert, and tenaciously loyal companions and guard dogs. Personality varies a great deal between each individual, but if taken care of and trained properly they tend to be loving and devoted companions.

The Doberman is driven, strong, and sometimes stubborn. The Doberman stands on its toes (not the pads) and is not usually heavy-footed.

Ideally, they have an even and graceful gait. Traditionally, the ears are cropped and posted, and the tail is docked. However, in some countries it is illegal to do so. Dobermans have markings on the chest, paws/legs, muzzle, above the eyes, and underneath the tail.

The Doberman Pinscher ranked relatively high on stranger-directed aggression, but extremely low on owner-directed aggression. They are ranked as average on dog-directed aggression and dog rivalry. Looking only at bites and attempted bites, Doberman Pinschers rank as far less aggressive towards humans, and show less aggression than many breeds without a reputation.

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