Pits require a strong owner who will be the alpha in the relationship, setting boundaries, etc. That would be like saying all white people are mean, or spanish are mean. I have had two American Eskimos puppies. However they did nothing about people who are dangerous and aggressive and who would eagerly want to have a pit bull and mistreat it until it becomes aggressive. This world is doomed! He only wrestles with me. To label all pitbulls as being bad is rediculous. Pit bulls are out and away the foremost dangerous and aggressive breed of dog thereâs. not have asked for a sweeter natured dog who loves every body. I donât think of a dog as a status symbol or as a way to make a statement. Jack Russells are small-sized dogs and range in size from 14 to 18 pounds. And exact information was there in the article. They are not as there are some differences. The only reason Pitbulls are on here is because of there reputation i'm telling you now pits are big baby's that love people and attention. They can range in size from 8 to 32 pounds. It's up to the puppy mommy and daddy to shape their personality to be a beautiful thing and not a thing of evil. Itâs all about knowing your dog and knowing what your dog needs. Dangerous Dog Breeds List. Others can be especially dangerous because of â¦ The only problem is he can get pretty aggressive when he sees a dog that’s approaching him. If a Pit Bull feels threatened it will defend itself. Dogs tend to become aggressive after they experience some sort of psychological trauma. But the only thing she did was corner him in the backyard and keep him there until I got home 45 minutes later. Husky’s aren’t aggressive at all they should not be on this list!!! The exact origin of the Dalmatian has not been confirmed. ChihuahuaAndCatLover on November 16, 2019: @Shawn Of course chihuahuas are mean if you KICK THEM! Chow Chow Puppy (image via thedailypuppy.com). Omg apparently noone reads the article before commenting! The most aggressive dogs we hear about from so called ‘trouble breeds’ often lacked something while they were growing up or lacked proper training. Hi I had a husky and she was the most kind and sweet dog in the world! I’ve even dealt with Pit Bulls that had been fighters and everyone was loving and gentle with people. This new variation was more mild-mannered and smaller-framed. So I’m just telling you that husky’s are not aggressive at all!!!!! In the mid-1990s, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted a broad analysis of dog breeds involved in fatal attacks in the United States between 1979 and â¦ the best examples are their use as guard dogs or police dogs. It is not in order by the aggressiveness of the breed. They are also considered one of the most aggressive dog breeds in the world. Make sure they have bones to chew on and toys to play with. They are very protective of their owners and have been known to become extremely aggressive when/if someone gets to close to their owner. They have also been used in groundhog and badger hunting. In general you can say the smaller the size the higher the level of aggressiveness. Both breeds fall under the pit bull category and are usually one of the nicest dogs around. Hereâs the list for you: 15 Most Dangerous Dog Breeds . Sure they might have a strong prey drive, but my Chihuahua did too. During the Second World War, German and French used them as military dogs. My German Shepherd sleeps on my pillow with me!! The aggression comes from their breed role. If you've ever had a child or pet savaged by a dog, you're probably not on here. They are an especially aggressive breed â certainly one of the most aggressive breeds out there â but they can also be warm, loving and loyal companions; assuming, of course, that they are raised properly. This is 100% correct. You want it to respect and love you. One of the most dangerous dog breeds in the world, the Cane Corso, is an Italian breed, and it descents from the dogs of Ancient Rome. The Std Poodles were neutral with everything. I respect ✊ your article but I’m a owner of Doberman all my life never had a issue I believe as long we treat are doggies with love. Training and socializing can only help to a point. This dog passes 4,954 tests out of 5866, so passing percentage is 84.5%, which is good enough to know their quality and reason behind being in the list of Top 10 Most Aggressive Dog Breeds. 2. A Pit Bull that has been abused or mistreated in some way is far, far more likely to become aggressive than a Pit Bull that has been treated with respect and care. The Jack Russell terrier and the Parson terrier are basically the same breed but with minor differences. But if this is just about aggressiveness then okay, So you are NOT an expert in dog behavior you simply did a bit of googling to find what you have printed. It's a cross between a dog and, more often than... 2. They are just misunderstood. There ARE criminals. You could say that no people are criminals because no-one in YOUR family is a criminal. If you have a Cocker Spaniel that does not have rage syndrome it is still important to make sure the dog is socialized from a young age. While Pit Bull attacks are covered more frequently in the media than attacks by other breeds, we canât just blame the media for their bad name. I think it was beautifully written. I also donât subscribe to the old âcanât teach an old dog new tricksâ rule. I had an American Pitt He loved people, big lap dog to everyone But, one day he killed one of our neighbors chickens and it never stopped. (image via fanpop.com). Well written and researched article, thank you Sheila. In the earlier days, they were used for cattle herding and bear hunting, among other things. Jack Russell Terrier 8. They are considered to have a very bad altitude and attacks at simple provocation. Even small dogs like Chihuahuas should be held to the same standard and can be well rounded and well behaved if care was taken in selecting the parents and the pup is raised properly including training, socialization... And most importantly, like a dog! And dogs revert to instinct rather than using owner determined rules of behavior. they only bark when they don't know who's at the door. The cause can range from territorial defensiveness and protectiveness to fear or social anxiety. They can be devoted to the point of jealousy and may bite or snip at someone coming too close to their owner. So I am an owner of 2 Pitties, and i have had pits my entire life. They are very loyal and protective of their owners and will defend their home “area.". I do not agree with your assessment. They are the sweetest dogs who give kisses galore and would not ever becone aggressive to anyone unless provoked to do so just like any dog! When something bad happens it's then blamed on the dog and the dog suffers not the incapable owner. They are often considered âone manâ kind of dogs because theyâre not good with a lot of people around them. Know your dog and act accordingly. All dogs just need a firm but living hand to guide them. They have a very strong, protective instinct towards their masters, but if raised with strong leadership and good owners, they can get along with children as well as other dogs. Dog aggression is defined as dangerous behavior directed at another individual, including other animals. Most often, it is simply genetics. Dobermans are VERY smart and they are strong-willed and they need a firm NOT, (and I stress this) abusive hand. However certain dog breeds naturally possess a very high level of aggression and they are infamously known as ferocious and dangerous dog breeds. Time should at the very least be split evenly between being held/carried and walking on their own on a leash. Dogs should not even be ranked as aggressive at all. Papillon (image via protecao-pet.blogspot.com). It just means that one shouldnât assume that little dogs canât be just as aggressive, if not more aggressive, than the big dogs. The Shar Pei (image via dogsuniverse.info). If you take in a dog with behavioral problems but are willing to invest time, patience and lots of love in the dog, you can help iron out those behavioral problems. I would recommend against the Jack Russell if you’re especially busy and don’t think you’ll have a lot of time for proper training when you first bring your puppy home. Moving on. Jack Russell Terrier Now finally my favorite breed of dog i was raised aroud rottweilers from around 11 till i was sixteen and my stepdads brother who owned two fought them but guess what u messed with one of us kids and it was your ass they were the most sweet natured and down to earth dogs and smart as a whip the only thing that would make me hesitate in buying one is they keep a skin disease and they have breathing problems... so there u have it yes i do believe these most aggressive dogs do tend to turn more but when we hear these stories we dont get the whole truth we dont know what provoked that rottweiler or pitt to turn on its owner u think the owner is gonna tell u the whole truth about it naw they aint i believe amd this is my experience with these two breeds is that i bet alot of these cases the dog was either abused or mistreated something had to provoke these dogs to attack no animal not even rottys or pits are gonna turn for no reason i just don't believe that mostly the only reason people fear pits is because of their jaw pressure which makes me hesitate but the pit i got and hes three years old i would trust with my life and any kids life hes loyal good guardian over me and my boyfriend and the only time he shows aggression is when he has to by like me being home by myself amd someone drives up but after he gets their scent hes goes back to his mellow self thats every dogs instinct u show these dog breeds alot of love and affection they will do the same back to u that's just my opinion. Across all those millions of dog owners who don't train their dogs, the dogs most likely to be aggressive are the ones you see above. I have 9 chihuahuas and all of them are nice. Other dogs may simply be responding out of fear. The exact origin of the chow chow is unknown, but it is believed that they originated thousands of years ago in either China or Mongolia. They became popular in the U.S. as guard dogs and worked with the Army and police forces. Too many people get a dog because of how they look or think they are cool without knowing how to handle or train them. As you know, this would make them most likely fail the test. The Dalmatian can be reserved with other dogs and needs to be socialized at an early age. Because they do not like strangers, they bark often and can be good as an alert-style watch dog. Also, some of my best friends are Russells or Russell mixes. I don’t know. The first strain of this breed was designed for use as guard dogs and dog fighting, and they were bred for stronger, stockier frames. They have been used as carriage dogs, guarding passengers as well as cargo, since the late 18th century. If socialized at an early age, they do well with children, but do not do well with too much rough play. The dachshund is categorized in the hound group by the AKC. Won’t even hurt a fly. I even bought one at 8 weeks to grow with son and she is a biter and is aggressive to strangers and doesn't like cats. Sheila Brown has done her research and explained the criteria (the temperament test) she's used to produce this list, but most of these posts are petty and biased... We get it - you love your dog breed - and that's cool, but just because your mutt is harmless doesn't mean the breed is suitable for an environment with children, unsocialized and untrained... get some objectivity people! They were first known as the “Rottweil butcher’s dog,” but the name was later shortened to Rottweiler. Dachshunds, my parents owned them for years and bred them, as a kid they were my brother and my constant companions, and while I moved on to GSD'S my brother stuck with the Dachshund, I agree 100 percent with a couple of comments Dachy's are the sweetest of dogs, they are willful and require consistent training, again it's the owner not the dog, we have owned combined in our family from Collies (Scotch and Border) to Dachy's to GSD'S and bitzas never had a bad one, one must ask why all our dogs have been great and TBH most peoples dogs are sweet and great and only a few a in the news for bad behaviour, the answer is simple it is the people who own them. She still has scars but she is ok. We had to put the dog down. It is heartbreaking that over 80% of most shelter dogs are pit bulls and most die there. Apple head chihuahuas are aggressive, i have a deer head chihuahua and she's not aggressive or mean at all ,just thought i'd leave this comment.There are different breeds of chihuahuas and not all of them are mean, apple heads gave them a bad reputation, this is so fake I have had a chow chow a husky and a german shepard and they are the sweetest animals ever. But I would own another one. Pit Bull Terrier. Its so sad that people want to blame the breed. Help them get used to having people around them and having people around you. His view reflects the importance of seeking out the truth beyond mere numbers and statistics. Firstly I do not think that any dog aggression test can ever be fair. All dogs are special in their own way. A reputable breeder will have all of that information. However Mr. Doberman bred Dobermans for one thing, to protect him. Question how long should you wait before getting a new puppy? If a dog doesn't know how to approach another dog it could lead to problems. The chihuahua is the smallest breed of dog registered with the American Kennel Club. Okay, enough talk. *Through my research and my experience owning four Siberian huskies, I cannot find definitive studies that prove huskies have aggressive personalities, but they have appeared on many lists of aggressive dogs, which is why they are on this one. Smaller dogs are more likely to become frightened or feel threatened or cornered than large dogs although many small breeds are also known to bite for no reason. We had a rabbit that would climbed all over him that we got when he was older and he never bit him.....he would growl at him and throw him, because the rabbit wouldnt leave him alone and then just get up and walk into my room and close my door, my daughter was also around him in his older age and she did what she wanted to him. This breed is known as aggressive mostly because people have been using them for dog fights. Another note about Pit Bulls before we move on because Iâm especially passionate about this breed: if you cannot handle a Pit Bull, do not get a Pit Bull. Dogs are a reflection of their family environment and training. Though they are categorized as one of the most dangerous dog breeds but they are not inherently aggressive. You can’t just give away or sell the dog. When my grandson was a toddler he could open my dogs mouth, stick his hand in, play with his teeth and tongue my dog loves him and he is a huge pitbull. I wouldnt own one of these lil demons lol i dont even trust them i would trust my fifty pound pitbull before i would a chihuahua 6. This small dog breed originated in Germany in the 17. This is a site for people who love dogs. It is, as you mentioned, far worse when a pit bull decides to get aggressive. It’s simply the owner! I was so hesitant to include Pit Bulls on this list because they really donât deserve the bad reputation they have. The Wolf Hybrid is the most common wolf-type dog breed. So breeds like Maltese, Westie, Yorkie etc should really top this list. When he was about 1 year old he got attacked by some stray, and then again by some pit mix (I am no way blaming the dog, the owner of the dog was a junky that clearly didn’t know what he was doing and never trained or socialized his dog properly). The point I'm making is that the behaviour of dogs, are the direct result of their training. The best dogs I ever had. Outside of the relative bubble of people who actually train their dogs there are millions of people with dogs that barely know their own name. People taking the time to read PetHelpful have had good experiences with their pets and are enthusiastic enough them that they want to be more engaged with the wider community of pet caretakers. I have a Staffy who adores people and small dogs but not dogs his size, and a Chihuahua who likes most other dogs but only people in our family (pack) until half an hour later when he warms to them. Our own family has adopted many of these breeds to be part of our family. When they were puppies the played tug of war and my husky always let her win! Jack Russell Terriers are fantastic little dogs but theyâre also feisty little dogs that can become aggressive if they arenât trained properly early in life. The Danes were sweet but were protective of the home. I am sorry, but ya'll, read the whole thing! Every single dog is different. 2. One must be very careful when training their Pit Bull. Often, there is a reason behind a Pit Bull attack. This is especially worrisome if your Papillon becomes attached to one member of the family more than others. If trained and taken care of properly there is no better dog companion. I have a chow chow, she is the most loving dog. Now I have 2 Shepherds and a Chow with a cat. It can be hard to teach a child that a puppy isnât the same as a stuffed animal so they arenât always their most gentle with puppies. And only one of my dogs has been at all aggressive, and that was only towards a service man that went into my backyard when I wasn't home. The whole thing of doing a background check of a pitbull before choosing it as a family dog is not true at all. Do the research beforehand so you can do whatâs right for yourself, your family and for your dog. I wish people would understand that, Okay lets get this straight, there are a few types of pibbles (apbt), American bully i am pretty sure and i think one of two more. These lists have various names depending on the company, such as "excluded dog breeds," "aggressive dog list," "insurance list of dangerous dogs," "prohibited dog breedsâ¦ These trends should not be ignored because people "disagree" with them, but they should also not be viewed as an end-all-be-all, as you point out. We have 2 blue nose pit bulls, and an English Bull Terrier and my moms inside chihuahua... my pit bulls are great they get along with other dogs and kids no problem although they are huge And big headed make great pets they just look intimidating... and my bull terrier gets along with my pit bulls and great with people but just wants to kill any other dog or animal which just has to do with there breed... And my moms chihuahua horrible she’s aggressive hates kids bites all of our dogs and friends for no reason she’s a mini bomb and barks like crazy these dogs are not good for kids the only person that chihuahua likes is my mom... want a great dog get a pit bull they are intelligent protective and very tolerant with kids and animals. When not properly trained, they can be one of the most aggressive and dangerous dogs in the world. So petty! Weâve compiled a list of the top five most aggressive breeds. âDangerousâ breeds like pit bulls are not actually more aggressive towards people than any other dog breed on their own, as we saw in the dog aggression study. As someone who worked as a vet tech for 15 years I agree with most of the dogs on this list, especially the chihuahua, Dalmatian, chow, rottie, and husky.
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