I have had my fair share of experiences with aggressive dogs. I can say I have seen it all from being chased by a neighbor’s dog as a kid to rescuing my small pooches from attacks in dog parks. Unfortunately, there is nothing unique about my stories with some experiences being a lot scarier and with worse outcomes than mine.
According to statistics, about 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs every year. This includes both guard dog duty attacks and unprovoked bites. The implicated dogs here vary in terms of specific breed, gender, age and training. One of the most commonly recurring factors is lack of neutering which has been proven to reduce the likelihood of aggressive outbursts in dogs.
Whenever people hear about aggressive dog breeds, pitbulls are more often than not the first to come to mind. Rottweiler and German Shepherds are among the most recognizable aggressive dog breeds as well. However, there are several other dogs out there capable of the same kind of violent outbursts. Here are 27 that you do not want to mess with.