Top 12 Most Dangerous Dog Breeds

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Children and adults alike love dogs. It is within human nature to see a cute dog and immediately bend down to pet it. While this is a seemingly innocent thing to do, a dog can quickly shift from friendly to aggressive with absolutely no warning. Dog bite accidents are scary and unpredictable.


As parents, it is important to teach your children how to behave around strangers’ dogs. All kids have a natural inclination to reach out to pet a dog, especially those who have a dog of their own living in their household.


Pet owners are certainly responsible for their dog’s behavior. Unfortunately, dog bite accidents often occur in a quick flash, not allowing for anyone to react in time. Below we outline the 12 most dangerous dog breeds today. Keep in mind that this is from a historical behavior perspective and also the typical manner of the breed. There are certainly many exceptions to this list of dangerous dog breeds:


  1. Pit Bull
  2. Rottweiler
  3. Huskies
  4. Alaskan Malamutes
  5. Boerboel
  6. Akita Inu
  7. Dobermann
  8. Presa Canario
  9. Chow Chow
  10. Japanese Tosa
  11. Kuchi Dog
  12. Caucasian Shepherd Dog


Dog bite attacks can ruin a life forever. It is essential to teach your children the proper way to handle themselves around a stranger’s dog.


If you or a loved one has suffered an injury during a dog bite attack, Larmoyeux & Bone is here to help.

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