Most intimidating looking dog breeds
They ask: How much damage will this dog cause to a person or property should they attack?
Obviously, a Doberman can do a lot more damage than a Chihuahua, so the Doberman makes the list.
These dogs were bred to be aggressive, tenacious and strong.
When bull-baiting was outlawed, breeders began crossing the bull-baiting dog with the terrier to make them quicker and more agile, which started the line of descent to the pit bull we know today.
Aggression was deliberately encouraged to get these dogs to perform their specific task better.
We have the ability and the responsibility to teach our dogs appropriate behavior and response starting in puppyhood, and this can make all the difference. Opinions vary on which are the “most” aggressive dog breeds.
In no particular order, here are 5 breeds that make almost all the lists: Let’s take care of the elephant in the room first: the pit bull.
Any dog can become aggressive under the right conditions. )When we’re choosing a dog to adopt, history is as important as the dog’s breed: Child parenting around dogs is critical.
Don’t let your child hit, punch, pull tails, ride the dog or in any way harm or make your dog uncomfortable.If you constantly let your children treat your dog as their personal jungle gym, don’t be surprised when your dog “suddenly snaps” and bites back.