Most Aggressive Dog Breeds

Monday, Aug 24, 2020, 6:23 pm
By:Tony Williams

1.Cane Corso

The Cane Corso is a very large and dominant dog. Bred as a guard dog, they were trained to hunt as well, going after viscous creature such as wild boar. Not especially good with outsiders, other animals and small children, this dog requires an experienced owner to train him from a puppy.

Cane Corso-Most Aggressive Dog Breeds


The Akita is a powerful, working breed dog, weighing in at about 100 pounds when full grown. Bred in Japan, they are aggressive dogs with an unpredictable temperament. Not a good dog for small children or small animals. Early intervention at a young age, can help with keeping this dog under control.

Akita-Most Aggressive Dog Breeds


There has been a lot of controversy over the aggression in Dalmations. Every Christmas many children want a Dalmation puppy after seeing them in movies, such as 101 Dalmations. The problem is that these dogs can become quite aggressive, especially around little children. Many end up in shelters when parents find out too late that this dog won't work in their home.

Dalmation-Most Aggressive Dog Breeds


Boxers are no aggressive by nature, but when provoked can be formidable. Aggression in boxers can start as young as six weeks, and it is crucial to socialize your puppy right away and keep consistent until the boxer is 14 weeks old or more. Harsh discipline should never be used as this could trigger aggression problems down the road.

Boxer-Most Aggressive Dog Breeds

5.Presa Canario

Presa Canario is a powerful dog from the Canary Islands that is bred to be a "catch dog," running after cattle and bringing them back. It can be headstrong and needs a leader to manage their aggression. Socialization is necessary at a young age, and the dog must be prevented from chasing.

Presa Canario-Most Aggressive Dog Breeds

6.Chow Chow

The Chow Chow may be a small dog, but they are also quite aggressive. Most aggressive to same sax dogs, they are best when living in a single pet home. They are also not good around small children, due to the fact that they do not tolerate teasing. Socializing a Chow Chow as a puppy can curb some of their aggression.

Chow Chow-Most Aggressive Dog Breeds

7.Doberman Pinschers

Doberman Pinschers are a highly aggressive dog due to being bred to handle the most dangerous and difficult duties. The dog can over react to fear, causing him to lash out. They make great guard dogs, and are trusted protectors. It is important to maintain the role of the alpha to keep control of this powerful animal.

Doberman Pinschers-Most Aggressive Dog Breeds

8.Alaskan Malamutes

Alaskan Malamutes are very independent dogs and strive to be the alpha of the pack, making them very hard to train. They are not good around other animals, especially dogs of the same sex. These dogs are also possessive of their food and can become aggressive if they feel their food is threatened to be taken away.

Alaskan Malamutes-Most Aggressive Dog Breeds

9.Siberian Husky

The Siberian Husky is a highly intelligent animal that can make a loving and playful pet, and love to be part of a pack. Huskies can be food aggressive, and their play can also look as if they are fighting, but they just like to rough house. They don't like sharing and are not good around smaller dogs.

Siberian Husky-Most Aggressive Dog Breeds

10.German Sheperd

The German Shepherd is a protector, but can also make a very loving pet. It is important to take on the alpha role, so that the dog sees you as the leader of the pack. If he feels dominant, his aggression will grow. These dogs are very strong and make great guard dogs, as well as drug sniffing dogs. Dog aggression can begin as early as 6 weeks old, and if a puppy is not socialized at this time, it can make for trouble later.

German Sheperd-Most Aggressive Dog Breeds


The Rottweiler is another breed that has a bad name when it comes to aggression, but in reality Rottweiler is a friendly and loving pet. Bred to be guardians, this dog is very territorial and takes his guard duty very seriously. His bark is fierce and he has an aloof attitude, but a socialized Rottweiler can tell the difference between friend or foe.

Rottweiler-Most Aggressive Dog Breeds


The Pitbull has gotten a bad rap over the years, as being one of the meanest and most aggressive dogs. In most cases, when you encounter an aggressive pitbull it is because it was raised that way. The temperament of the pitbull is not an inherited trait, however, a bite from a pitbull can be much more serious and than a bite from another breed due to the dog's size and the strength of its jaw.

Pitbull-Most Aggressive Dog Breeds



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