Top 10 Most Aggressive Dog Breeds

This is a list of the top ten most aggressive dog breeds.

The Top Ten

1 American Pit Bull Terrier American Pit Bull Terrier The American Pit Bull Terrier is a dog breed. It is a medium-sized, solidly-built, short-haired dog whose early ancestors came from the British Isles.

Because they are strong, intelligent dogs that are eager to please, pit bulls can be made into highly aggressive killing machines. That said, reputable studies clearly demonstrate pit bulls are not inherently aggressive. In fact, pit bulls are less aggressive towards people than average which makes them relatively poor guard dogs unless they are trained for that purpose.

They kill more people a year than spiders do in the US. I'm not saying all pit bulls are aggressive, their not. But they are much more prone to aggression than lots of other dog breeds. But its proven that chihuahuas are more aggressive, but I would rather have a aggressive 6 pound chihuahua than a tearing aggressive 80 pound pit bull. - BlueberryCatfish

No dog is aggressive unless a human being makes him that way. - UltimateHybridX

No no no no no no you are wrong they are only mean if you make them mean so don't even say that about this dog because I have 3 - RylinB

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2 Rottweiler Rottweiler The Rottweiler is a breed of domestic dog, regarded as medium-to-large or large.The dogs were known in German as Rottweiler Metzgerhund, meaning Rottweil butchers' dogs, because one of their uses was to herd livestock and pull carts laden with butchered meat to market.

We are owning a Rottweiler in my house, and she is not aggressive at all

I have one named spot. He was mean and scary at first but he saved mah life! I'm allergic to bees and I whacked a nest with a stick on accident...bees came out and well... SPOT TO THE RESCUE! He pulled at my sleeve and then attacked those bees, began barking super loud until my mom woke up and set bug spray down! He's still a little agressive today.

Seriously, I don't know why my dad love them so much!

My grandparents have one of these, and his name is Bear. When I was younger, they had a pool party at their house, and when I got out of the pool, Bear did the play pose and jumped onto me. Now, when I tried to pet him, he almost but me. Luckily I moved my hand just in time. He’s old, and hates everyone except for his adopter, but he hates me a lot. - IceFoxPlayz

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3 German Shepherd German Shepherd The German Shepherd is a breed of medium to large-sized working dog that originated in Germany. The breed's officially recognized name is German Shepherd Dog in the English language. The breed is known as the Alsatian in Britain and Ireland.

That's only if you don't train them well enough, then they could disobey you and turn aggressive. My tip is to train them early. Do not underestimate this breed, it is very powerful and very intelligent. - Pegasister12

I love German Shepherds, but yes, they are more prone to aggression issues than some other dogs and if not properly trained they can become extremely aggressive.

The German shepherd dog is a very intelligent and protective dog breed. - Awesomelionking

These are affectionate, smart, and muscular dogs.

4 Chihuahua Chihuahua The Chihuahua is the smallest breed of dog and is named for the state of Chihuahua in Mexico. Chihuahuas come in a wide variety of sizes, head shapes, colors, and coat lengths.

This is one ferocious breed of dog! It's teeth can rip through human skin.

You might think not but these are kinda violent

Ah yes, the aggressive and tiny cinnamon roll. - IceFoxPlayz

They are scaredy cats

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5 Doberman Pinscher Doberman Pinscher The Doberman Pinscher, or Dobermann, or Doberman, is a medium-large breed of domestic dog originally developed around 1890 by Karl Friedrich Louis Dobermann, a tax collector from Germany.

If a Rottweiler and a Doberman bred, would they have puppies that look just like them due to the parents having similar coats and patterns?

The Doberman is a tall and confident dog. Its coat is very similar to the rottweiler. - Awesomelionking

6 Jack Russel Terrier

They aren't really very aggressive. I have one and he's fine. Yeah, he sometimes snaps, but he's a puppy and still learning. Huskeys and Akitas are way more aggressive.

7 Chow Chow Chow Chow The Chow Chow is a dog breed originally from northern China, where it is referred to as Songshi Quan, which means "puffy-lion dog".

There are dangerous but loyal to its owner

8 Siberian Husky Siberian Husky The Siberian Husky is a medium size, dense-coat working dog breed that originated in north-eastern Siberia.

The Husky is a fast and high energy dog breed, it is similar to the Alaskan malmute. - Awesomelionking

There are friendly dogs in every breed. From what I’ve seen, the Siberian huskies are one of the most caring breed of dog, but because they’re so active, I would watch them around a little kid just to make sure they don’t knock them down by accident. - 3DG20

9 Dalmatian Dalmatian The Dalmatian is a breed of large dog, noted for its unique black or liver spotted coat and mainly used as a carriage dog in its early days.

The Dalmatian is a spotted dog that is tall and has lots of energy. They are good with kids at all. - Awesomelionking

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10 Manchester Terriers Manchester Terriers

The Contenders

11 Cocker Spaniel Cocker Spaniel Cocker Spaniels are dogs belonging to two breeds of the spaniel dog type: the American Cocker Spaniel and the English Cocker Spaniel, both of which are commonly called simply Cocker Spaniel in their countries of origin.
12 Alaskan Malamute Alaskan Malamute The Alaskan Malamute is a large breed of domestic dog originally bred for hauling heavy freight because of their strength and endurance, and later a sled dog.

The Alaskan malmute is sled dog just like the husky. The Alaskan malmute has a very similar coat to the husky. - Awesomelionking

I have a hard time telling these and huskies apart

13 Dachshund Dachshund The Dachshund is a short-legged, long-bodied, hound-type dog breed with floppy ears, and short fur. Although, this Dog, which comes in a variety of colours, is not hypoallergenic.

I used to like Dachshunds until two attacked my old dog and one tried to rip my cat apart.
They're nasty dogs

14 Bull Terrier Bull Terrier The Bull Terrier is a breed of dog in the terrier family. There is also a miniature version of this breed which is officially known as the Miniature Bull Terrier.
15 Boxer Boxer The Boxer is a medium-sized, short-haired breed of dog, developed in Germany. The coat is smooth and tight-fitting; colours are fawn, mahogany, black or brindled, with or without white markings, and white.

The Boxer is a a average strong dog that has a average size. - Awesomelionking

I never heard of boxers biting their owner, very loyal

16 Bullmastiff Bullmastiff The Bullmastiff is a large-size breed of domestic dog, with a solid build and a short muzzle. The Bullmastiff shares the characteristics of molosser dogs, and was originally developed by 19th-century gamekeepers to guard estates.

Bullmastiffs are the best breed of all time

17 Lhasa Apso Lhasa Apso The Lhasa Apso is a non-sporting dog breed originating in Tibet. It was bred as an interior sentinel in the Buddhist monasteries, to alert the monks to any intruders who entered.

They are cute but they attack sometimes

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18 Labrador Retriever Labrador Retriever The Labrador Retriever, also Labrador, is a type of retriever-gun dog. The Labrador is one of the most popular breeds of dog in the United Kingdom and the United States.

I'm not so sure if this is the right type of dog that I'm talking about, but I'm just gonna post it here. So one day I was walking home from the bus stop, when all of a sudden a black lab dog just came booking it out of his fence and bit me near the waist. I actually had to hide behind a neighbor's car while the neighbors fought it off. There was also this brown dog who was a lot more cowardly than the black one. But after this event, I was TRAUMATIZED. I have cynophobia now.

I have a uncle with a black lab female. She attacked my dog and was very aggressive over a play toy they were using. But she is very sweet towards me and other people, she just struggles with aggression towards other dogs. But generally I'm not fond of labs. - BlueberryCatfish

Some Labradors are pretty mean

19 Akita Akita

The Akita is a tall dog that has great hunting skills. - Awesomelionking

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20 Kangal Dog

Maybe but they have to get a hold of it first, you must live in Middle East. Pits will get the neck or belly first, will fight to exhaustion, while kangal bleeds out, that's like fighting a elephant with a lion

These brutes could tear a pit bull in half, they deserve it too

21 Beagle Beagle The Beagle is a breed of small-sized hound, similar in appearance to the much larger foxhound. The Beagle is a scent hound, developed primarily for hunting hare.
22 Pekingese Pekingese

These are just plain yappy and stupid dogs.

23 Pomeranian Pomeranian The Pomeranian is a breed of dog of the Spitz type, named for the Pomerania region in Central Europe. Pomeranian Dogs tend to get sick very often, however.

Don't ever underestimate the small and fluffy dogs. - IceFoxPlayz

This little fur-ball is so aggressive!

24 Yorkshire Terrier Yorkshire Terrier The Yorkshire Terrier is a small dog breed of terrier type, developed during the 19th century in Yorkshire, England, to catch rats in clothing mills.

My aunt has one and it hates me. It jumped on me and tried to bite me twice even though I never provoked it!

Very agressive towards dogs and humans alike. - EspioTheChameleon

25 Perro de Presa Canario Perro de Presa Canario The Perro de Presa Canario, A.K.A. the Canary Mastiff, is a large Molosser-type dog breed originally bred for working livestock.
26 American Bulldog American Bulldog The American Bulldog is a breed of utility dog. There are two specific types of American Bulldog, Standard and Classic; additionally, there are also hybrids of the two types.
27 French Bulldog French Bulldog The French Bulldog is a small breed of domestic dog. "Frenchies" were the result in the 1800s of a cross between bulldog ancestors imported from England and local ratters in Paris.

This dog breed LITERALLY attacked me

28 Golden Retriever Golden Retriever The Golden Retriever is a large-sized breed of dog bred as gun dogs to retrieve shot waterfowl such as ducks and upland game birds during hunting and shooting parties, and were named 'retriever' because of their ability to retrieve shot game undamaged.
29 Shih Tzu Shih Tzu A shih tzu also known as the Chrysanthemum Dog, is a toy dog breed, weighing 10 - 12 pounds when full grown, with long silky hair.

They are in general cute but have bad attitude

30 Cane Corso Cane Corso
31 English Mastiff English Mastiff The English Mastiff is a breed of extremely large dog perhaps descended from the ancient Alaunt and Pugnaces Britanniae, with a significant input from the Alpine Mastiff in the 19th century.
32 English Bulldog English Bulldog
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