13 Dog Breeds That Can Kill You In 13 Seconds

A dog is a man’s best friend and rightly so! I have raised few dogs myself and there is no one more loyal and loving than your dog- but what is a friend for you can be a real life threatening for others. Dogs are highly territorial by nature and anyone outside their immediate family can be subject to harm. There are dog breeds that can actually kill you in a matter of few minutes. So you must be cautious about their moods and behaviors – one wrong move can be fatal for you.

Cane Corso

Cane Corso

If dogs had mafia – then this dog breed will be representing the Italian mafia – old and vicious! Cane Corso is in fact closely related to Neapolitan Mastiff. As you can see this dog is very muscular and athletic – The most significant part of this dog is it’s prominent head which gives it a royal appearance. Luckily they are very easy to train and are not stubborn. A Cane Corso will be highly attached to its owner. As it is cautious about new people around it – you must be thorough with your training before you can introduce it to people outside your family. (Image Source)

Bull Terrier

Bull Terriers

With the first name as BULL you can very well imagine its ferocity. This powerful dog belongs to the terrier family – which are known for its courage and activeness. The most unique feature of this dog is of course its egg shaped face – which gives it a menacing look – no wonder it is known as the Gladiator of the dog world. Although these dogs are playful but they need a confident and an assertive owner – or else a Bull Terrier can become difficult to handle. It is advisable not to have this dog especially for the family with kids – if the owner is not round the clock monitoring it. (Image Source)

Rhodesian Ridgeback

Rhodesian Ridgeback

This dog breed is predominantly developed in the southern part of Africa and it often known as “African Lion Dog”. These dogs are highly intelligent and loyal although they are often found to be not easily mixing up with unfamiliar faces. With proper training their aggression can be directed towards meaningful purposes. They are very protective towards their family and any hint of danger will get them in a high alert mode. A Rhodesian Ridgeback is quite playful and mischievous too – they are strong willed and will only take instructions which are genuine and from someone they love and trust. (Image Source)

Basenji

Basenji

A Basenji is made for hunting and is one of the best hunting dogs in the world. t makes an unusual yodel-like sound commonly called a “barroo” – therefore it is also known as “Barkless Dog”. Although they are small in size when compared to other popular hunting dogs – a Basenji is very alert and energetic – in fact it way more powerful than what you may think of it. These dogs hate training and only patience with consistency can do the trick. A Basenji hates to be scolded or physical punishment – so my advice for the owners is to be gentle with them. (Image Source)

Great Dane

Great Dane

When your name itself starts with “Great” what else can be said about you. The most unique feature of this German dog is its massive size – which is very intimidating for others. It is one of the tallest dog breeds – with the current world record holder “Zeus” almost 44 inch tall. A Great Dane needs regular exercise although you should not over do it – because of its large size they may have joints problem due to hectic physical activities. They have a comparatively slower metabolism – often found in most of the large dog species. Never mind their slow pace – as “size does matters”! (Image Source)

Akita Inu

Akita Inu

If you want to give another name to this Japanese dog breed – it will be “Ninja Warrior” – as it is one of the most independent and dominant dog breed. These dogs are not friendly to outsiders although they are very much attached to their owners. They are very tough in terms of health also and will rarely get sick. Akita Inu are very territorial in  nature – so a stranger should be very cautious before approaching them – or getting anywhere near this dog breed. You need to be well versed with raising up dogs as for a first time dog owner Akita Inu can be tough to manage. (Image Source)

Presa Canario

Presa Canario

This dog breed is so menacing in its looks that it can easily be cast as a Bond Villain. Now if you intend to own this dog you should be well prepared – as from the early days this dog breed needs through training – without which they can become difficult to manage – as this dog breed is not much into socialization. A Presa Canario has a pack mentality and therefore the owner has to take charge with a firm determination – as in no circumstances you can allow a Presa Canario to take charge of the situation. There have been many instances where this dog breed has attacked its owner – so better be careful before you choose this monster! (Image Source)

Chow Chow

Chow Chow

This fluffy dog breed originally came from Northern part of China – there it is often termed as “Songshi Quan” which means puff-lion dog!  Chow Chow are extremely active dog breed – so if you are living in a closed space – it is highly advisable to give them a proper physical activity. As this dog breed has got strong hunting instincts – it is better to keep it away from other dogs or pets. They can be a bit stubborn when it comes to training – so they should be trained from a relatively early stage. Due to their aggresive behavior you must be well prepared to handle such a ferocious dog breed. (Image Source)

Alaskan Malamutes

Alaskan Malamutes

This is a large domestic dog which is actively used as a sled dog due to its incredible strength and tenacity. An adult male can pull almost 3,000 pounds of mass, depending on how well structured and well trained it is. Alaskan Malamutes are very intelligent dogs but sometimes can be troublesome during the training phase. These dogs love their independence – so if you are looking for a dog which will obey your every command – this one is not for you. When compared to other ferocious dog breeds – an Alaskan Malamute is in fact quite friendly – but behavior can be deceptive sometimes. (Image Source) 

Huskies

Huskies

Huskies are very often used in sled dog racing as they are active and energetic dog breed. They are an excellent hunting dog breed also – so you must be careful about their hunting instincts. Due to its endurance and adaptability to cold weather there have been many movie made with Huskies as a central character – for example White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf, Eight Below and Snow Dogs. Now a days many adventure sports companies are offering tourists treks with dog sledges in snow regions of the world. These dogs like other large hunting dog breeds need proper training before they can be safely allowed to mix with strangers. (Image Source)

German Shepherds

German Shepherds

I simply love this dog breed and having raised one of them – I know how much loving and intelligent this dog breed is. However you can never take the risk with this dog breed – without proper training from an early stage a German Shepherd can be a real danger to others. Of all the dog breeds this one is relatively easy to be domesticated – although my personal experience has been that you should not let small children around it. A German Shepherd is quick to learn new tricks and are very territorial in nature. Although this dog is very friendly but needs its own personal space. (Image Source)

Rottweilers

Rottweilers

For many years I have believed that Satan has disguised himself in the form of a Rottweiler – and why not – it is one of the most ferocious looking dog breeds in this world. Rottweilers are today used in many roles such as – guard dogs, guide dogs for blind people and even as police dogs. Although they look dangerous but are relatively easy going and obedient. They are very powerful and this can be dangerous sometimes if they are startled or they perceive you as a threat. If you intend to purchase this dog breed – please be prepared for a proper care and training – without which the owner can face serious threat from this dog. (Image Source)

Pit Bulls

Pit Bulls

Now there are many countries and regions where it is illegal to own a pit bull – and rightly so – this dog breed is extremely ferocious in nature and most of the owners mishandle them – leading to some serious consequences. There have been many instances in the past where owners as well as strangers have been fatally attacked by a pit bull. But this doesn’t means that a pit bull cannot be domisticated – in fact it is one of the most loyal and obedient dig breeds in the world. The problem arises because people don’t full understand this dog – as it needs proper love, care and training. So own this dog breed only if you are willing to put in the required efforts. (Image Source)

I am sure that you will love this list and many of you must be having some of these dog breeds – I am a dog lover myself and have raised quite a few breeds myself – let me tell you something – there are no dangerous dogs – only ill-trained ones. So if you are looking for a life time companion in your dog – give lots of love and care! Oh yes before signing off – I will like to invite you to be a member of the awesome Reward Santa Community – the registration is absolutely free! So what are you waiting for?? Join Now and start making some DOLLAR$$$ 

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