My boy only ate it when I gave it to him, and he does that all the time. Some of these dog breeds are actually aggressive but it is all how you train and treat the dogs. This study was already done by 3 reputable societies. There seems to be no explainable reason sometimes. So while I agree that they could be aggressive, their aggressiveness was bred into them for a purpose. Even two at a time. I’ve had huskies and my male was way more aggressive then my female, to the point I could not be around him with my children around. You could say that no people are criminals because no-one in YOUR family is a criminal. Chihuahuas 6. I've had many of these breeds in my 60 years and never had an aggressive or bad dog, I've even had wolfdogs. They do not like strangers, and therefore make good guard dogs. covers AKC records, politics, people and shows. Sure they might have a strong prey drive, but my Chihuahua did too. Doberman Pinscher 5. Most of the comments she touched base on in the article. Apple head chihuahuas are aggressive, i have a deer head chihuahua and she's not aggressive or mean at all ,just thought i'd leave this comment.There are different breeds of chihuahuas and not all of them are mean, apple heads gave them a bad reputation, this is so fake I have had a chow chow a husky and a german shepard and they are the sweetest animals ever. Dr. James Serpell, a University of Pennsylvania researcher who worked on This is conducted with a series of different strangers approaching the handler, as well as a number of hidden noises. Did any of you even read the article or did you just skim through the pics? German Shepherds are often owned by people who train them to protect property, hence their hostile behavior towards strangers). It is heartbreaking that over 80% of most shelter dogs are pit bulls and most die there. often display a bit of a Napoleon complex -- at least judging from the I have a Staffy who adores people and small dogs but not dogs his size, and a Chihuahua who likes most other dogs but only people in our family (pack) until half an hour later when he warms to them. I hate the way the pit bull has been corrupted, turned into weapons for the baser elements of society. Many seek answers to this question. I would like to say that your article was very well written and it seems thoroughly researched. The Dalmatian is listed by the AKC as a medium-sized dog in the working group. The American Staffordshire Terrier i find that very misleading they are considered nanny dogs because of how well they temperament is with children, i have one, he is the sweetest thing so your telling me there monsters but yet, he plays with kittens and ferrets all days and has a love for other animals. All it does is keep people from adopting dogs that desperately need homes and are perfectly adoptable. Dogs from professional breeders who care and take time to find the right match for breeding rarely have aggressive dangerous pups. This new variation was more mild-mannered and smaller-framed. When in reality it is just an aggressive owner who probably mistreats his dog anyway. Rottweiler 7. This article is completely inaccurate. The chihuahua is the smallest breed of dog registered with the American Kennel Club. That was a mistake. I don’t know. A lot of people don't, and a lot of dogs don't need much more than walking at heel and figuring out what NO means. But I like how you pointed out why/how the dogs get aggressive. She still has scars but she is ok. We had to put the dog down. They became popular in the U.S. during the 20. Some of you have mis-understood the point of this article. They are a very intelligent breed and were the first to be used as guide dogs for the blind. He would kill any animal he could get to . I have also done research on this subject. to 71.2%. The world's 1st They if trained properly will follow your command, so are GSD'S aggressive no, they are protective, only a bad breeder or owner can produce an aggressive GSD, same goes for most dogs. Keep in mind this list is based on a 20 year study of factual cases reported to the CDC. I am a previuos owner of Doberman, Pitbulls, Huskies and Rottweillers. Weird mix I know. (My opinion. Elizabeth Goldie-Scot on September 10, 2019: I am afraid I find your list of aggressive dogs very misleading and not. Look out, Paris Hilton. I love Malmutes myself and Rottweilers and I’ve known people with pit bulls and they’ve all been lovely affectionate companions and great with children too. I own a chihuahua who is very protective of me towards my other male dog but is fine with every other dog. The “Russell” terriers are all very energetic and stubborn dogs. This is a breed that in Victorian times was the “nanny dog”, chosen to watch over children. but when we out at the dog park so sweet they can be and they love children, my German shepherd his a baby himself that is my shadow wherever I go he's there. (PIT BULLS/DOGS) While many stereotype pit bulls as dangerous and aggressive, a new study proves that in many situations, the nation’s most feared dog is actually just as docile as other dog breeds. Our own dogs (beyond barking) have been the worst guard dogs. Pit bulls are also wonderful it is how the owner raises them. Now I have 2 Shepherds and a Chow with a cat. They're trying to defend themselves. They are good with children, but if not given enough attention by their master, they can develop some behavioral issues. I would ask their physician. Yes, It is also important to properly train and socialize any and every dog. They range in size between 70 and 85 pounds. So I got an adult husky. The Jack Russell terrier breed is not recognized by the AKC due to opposition of the breed's parent societies. As you know, this would make them most likely fail the test. However, what I will say is that EVERY single dog breed can be aggressive without proper care and training. I trained my small children and grandchildren to leave her alone when she is under table sleeping or eating. I have a 9 year old long haired chihuahua and a 3 year old jack terrier. For example, when conducting the aggression test on the Rottweiler breed, over 5,000 Rottweilers were tested, while only 46 Chihuahuas were put through the same test. Physically and mentally abusive owners are using fear to control the dog. It speaks to the aggressiveness of the dog; not how well it carries out its aggression. Because training (or lack of training) and how the dog was previously treated can make a huge difference in the personality of any dog, doing some type of background check would be a good idea. It is very often the owners fault that a dog is aggressive because it, has not been socialised and given the right training. Because we don't hurt them! So breeds like Maltese, Westie, Yorkie etc should really top this list. Just educate yourself before getting a large dog or any dog and don't get a puppy unless you have time to train it. said temperament tests often fail to identify certain types of Border collies are excellent family dogs and extremely intelligent! Protective Aggression - Dogs may show aggressive behavior when they think that one of their family members or friends is in peril. Every single dog is different. I even bought one at 8 weeks to grow with son and she is a biter and is aggressive to strangers and doesn't like cats. Akitas should be on this list too. Then about a year later I decided I wanted a male husky. They can range in size from 85 to 130 pounds. Just a heads up they are lovable puppies to adults. I’m still going to get a Dalmatian but thanks for the heads up. You can’t just give away or sell the dog. :). I’m active in rescue and have owned up to 8 dogs at a time of diverse breeds- Dachshund, Chi, Dane, Poodle, Beagle, Flat Coat Retriever, Coonhound, Border Collie, Staffy to name a few. I have never had the breed 3 i have a pit bull but hes mixed with lab and hes the sweetest thing u will ever meet will literally lick a kid to death he only shows aggression towards certain 4. They are very energetic dogs and need a good place to release some of this energy. They have also been used in groundhog and badger hunting. These lists have various names depending on the company, such as "excluded dog breeds," "aggressive dog list," "insurance list of dangerous dogs," "prohibited dog breeds… The point I'm making is that the behaviour of dogs, are the direct result of their training. (Then Chihuahuas are very loyal and devoted to their owners, but they are generally one- or two-person dogs. heart in the television show, Frazier -- the Jack Russell terrier. So instead of going by what people say about these amazing dogs go meet a few of them. This has resulted in the recognition of the Parson Russell terrier instead. They aren’t knowledgeable about socializing, training or even decent care. One should not fail to compare a dog's capabilities to cause physical harm as well. The biggest issues these breeds have are the wrong people breeding for the wrong reasons, primarily just doing it to "make money" and throwing any pair together without careing about the importance of quality in the breed, or even knowing the physical and mental standard expected. His view reflects the importance of seeking out the truth beyond mere numbers and statistics. Love your dog like he's part of the family and learn how to train them properly and be responsible for what your dog does and for heaven sakes stop blaming pitbulls please. Many of these commenters clearly did not read the whole thing and see your disclaimer. Hi I had a husky and she was the most kind and sweet dog in the world! The Rottweiler, or “rottie,” isn’t just one of the … If you are going to read it, read the whole thing y'all. I have had a few of these dogs, and have been around the rest. Not everyone should own a pittie. If you are uncertain about a pit bull's pedigree, do a background check before you choose it as a family pet. Well, for the conclusion he clearly states that it is how the dogs are treated. The cause can range from territorial defensiveness and protectiveness to fear or social anxiety. The pit bull does not just 'go away' like the yorkie... hence, your logic is flawed. }, Your $20 Membership supports the world's first dog-site (1998). The I have a pitbull as a family dog, and I wouldn't ever ask for any other dog. We loved her and she loved us. The rottweiler, pit bull and Rhodesian ridgeback scored average or … It's understandable but most people don't understand how self-selection works. Luckily it didn't get her eyes, nose, or neck. I usually hate these lists! The Dalmatian can be reserved with other dogs and needs to be socialized at an early age. They are not as there are some differences. I hope you have a Happy New Year! small dog, a dachshund won't inflict the same amount of damage as a Maybe try writing on a different subject. https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/dog-care/common-dog... I’m actually surprised and happy bull terriers are not first on this list and how less than half of them came up as aggressive! window.open(x, 'largeimage','menubar=yes,status=no,scrollbars=yes,toolbar=no,resizable=yes,width=800,height=700,left=50,top=50'); However, the AVMA did not recommend labeling dogs as biters based on their breeds. It has a lot to due with the breed and not just the owners...I wish people would understand that!! Dogs are registered every year with the govt and transfer of ownership is greatly restricted. Dobermans with the exceptional few aren’t aggressive. They are 2 years old and they are so cute. I'm not just going to say dog. Your list is not correct. Behavior such as teasing the dog comes to mind as a top reason: other studies show that in most dog bite cases, the kid started it. These dogs were puppies when I got them and were raised with my children and other pets...didn’t matter. Spaying/neutering is required. Aggressive owners, aggressive breeds. I would like if you will come on my blog. One in five Dachshunds have bitten or tried to bite strangers; about one But my kids can bug and play with our female husky just fine with never a problem. bull owners, and begin contemplating how to hide your pet from . Yeah she was aggressive with cats but that’s only because she didn’t grow up with them! This study also provides statistical facts as to which breeds really are aggressive. Comprehensive dog bite statistics; % of children/elderly bitten. When the breed was brought to America and dog fighting was banned, a second strain of this breed developed. Pit bulls are banned in many countries including the Canadian province I live in. online dog-news, (TheDogPress.com)  Really appreciable. If you don't train them they will be out of control. I will love it and socialise it as soon as possible. People who use the dogs as a cultural status symbol don’t look for good genetics and usually are unwilling to pay the cost of good dogs (which can reach $3000-$5000 or more). Just because a certain breed has landed on this list, however, does not mean that they would not make good family pets given the right owners and training. He worked as a tax collector and wanted a dog that he could take with him for protection on his visits to the more dangerous areas where he traveled. The breed originated in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, thus its name. The researchers point out that the circumstances that cause a dog to bite vary and may be influenced by breed behavior tendencies and the behavior of the victim, parents, and dog owner. An Unexpected Answer", "Common Dog Behavior Issues: Aggression," ASPCA. The dachshund is susceptible to "small dog syndrome," which basically means that it tries to make up for its small size with a large attitude. Going back to the self-selection bias, people here are more likely to train their dogs. Abusing the breed’s traits of strength, loyalty, protectiveness, and territoriality, the pit bull has become the most bred dog in America. After I read most of the comments, I noticed that people have been saying, "It is not the breed that makes it aggressive it is how they are treated." The study included questioning 6,000 dog owners. In Germany people have to earn the right to own one. Good job! My daughters chi is the perfect example of how wonderful they can be personality wise if care was taken on where they came from and how they were brought up. Sorry but would not recommend to anyone with small children or other pets. Take caution with small pets, such as mice, rats, hamsters, as dachshunds have a strong hunting instinct towards this type of animal. Nope. I truly believe all my dogs do have the intellect of a four-year-old child. Now that we're all relaxed we can move on to Owners of 67 dogs temperament tested and subsequently adopted from one Well written and researched article, thank you Sheila. Also, some of my best friends are Russells or Russell mixes. Therefore, the percentages cannot fully represent the aggression level of an entire breed. Studies have shown that it is poor socialization, abuse, neglect and un-neutered males cause 86% of dog involved fatalities. well researched. - Editor's note: People are tested and licensed to drive but anyone can own a dog: conclusion BAN CARS! If the parents are even tempered then the pups are as well. The dachshund comes in both long and short hair and can be any color. Even small dogs like Chihuahuas should be held to the same standard and can be well rounded and well behaved if care was taken in selecting the parents and the pup is raised properly including training, socialization... And most importantly, like a dog! Not a pup. They also like being dominant and will test for dominance in their homes. Take the pit bull out of the hands of bad owners. This world is doomed! I have had two American Eskimos puppies. No. You claim to be basing information on 'other sources and first hand experience' when all you have did to label these dogs as dangerous. This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional. Most of these comments are avidly argueing the same points that are made in the conclusion and saying how the author did bad reaserch or doesn't know what they are talking about. He is a very well behaved dog. We should be blaming the owner not the dog. Jack Russell Terrier 8. ChihuahuaAndCatLover on November 16, 2019: @Shawn Of course chihuahuas are mean if you KICK THEM! He loves people alot too. separation-related behavior, barking and aggressive behavior. :) hard to believe but true. The Jack Russell terrier and the Parson terrier are basically the same breed but with minor differences. The pet department at OnBuy wanted to find out if cuddling dogs could reduce stress, as well as uncover which mood-boosting breeds make humans feel the most relaxed — and the results are not surprising at all.. Compare an aggressive chihuahua to that of an aggressive APBT. I think it should be against the law for ANYONE to be able to purposely raise/breed dogs to be vicious, neglectful or brutally kill a dog just because it's been unfairly stereotyped! I think you should not determine dogs on little accidents that have happened before also I have 2 huskies and 1 cockapoo and they are the nicest dogs ever they treet my cockapoo like parents. Breeds scoring low for aggression included Basset hounds, golden retrievers, Labradors, Siberian huskies. After doing much research, I have compiled a list of the 10 most aggressive dog breeds. I owned a chow and he only ever TRIED to attack someone once when i was walking him alone at night and some guy tried to walk up to me. tendencies (territorial, predatory, and intra-specific aggression) that Pitbulls 4. We had two when i was eight and they were pretty aggressive towards strangers ome of them even bit me remember what i said up top about all breeds can turn we had these dogs since they we 6 weeks old and whem they got about 1 year old the male bit me for trying to get a sucker out of his mouth yea i know it was food but thats not the point 5. It's all about how they are trained, but sometimes they could have a mental health problems or something traumatic that happened to them. Know your dog and act accordingly. They have a very strong, protective instinct towards their masters, but if raised with strong leadership and good owners, they can get along with children as well as other dogs. but they are not. Labrador Retrievers have been crowned the best dog breed for lowering human stress, a new scientific study has found.. Paris Hilton and other celebrities, were the second most hostile breed. breeds get little dog syndrome because the owners spoil them. The first strain of this breed was designed for use as guard dogs and dog fighting, and they were bred for stronger, stockier frames. However, as everyone else has stated the owner makes the dog. An untrained APBT can cause more physical harm than an untrained chihuahua. Dalmatian 6. It does not. }, WHY some breeds are better for certain age and activity levels.1. Yes, when a pit bull bites it can be deadly, they do a lot of damage. My other friend own 2 German shepherds that are very friendly and placid. In almost every measure, out of the 35 most common breeds, Chihuahuas were reported as the most aggressive, especially toward bigger dogs … They match two aggressive dogs, hoping for more aggressive pups. With their expressive faces and droopy eyes, this short-legged medium-sized breed possesses an easy-going temperament… I don't recommend Dobermans for first-time dog owners. animals are human too some of them just can talk. The best thing people can do is research the breed you are interested in and what it takes to work with them, then to adopt from a rescue or shelter. Maybe the guy tried to some how harm me? People usually don't go to a pet pyschologist to sort it out and dogs stay aggressive in similar circumstances. It's up to the puppy mommy and daddy to shape their personality to be a beautiful thing and not a thing of evil. We didnt even use a leash most of the time. Secondly, we currently have enough racial tension in this country. They are short-haired dogs with a straight, dense coat that is black with rust or mahogany markings. Germany isn’t euthanizing over a million pit bulls every year like the US. My honest opinion get a puppy and raise then how you want them, don't get dogs that are already adults. The origin of the Doberman goes back to Germany, where a man by the name of Karl Louis Doberman is credited with developing this breed. However Mr. Doberman bred Dobermans for one thing, to protect him. Despite being regulated in military housing facilities and over 900 U.S. cities, pit bulls contributed to 71 percent (22) of these deaths. The exact origin of the Dalmatian has not been confirmed. shelter were interviewed by telephone within 13 months of adoption. Min pins 5. The results of both studies were quite similar, apparently relied upon some of the same study materials. The American Staffordshire terrier originated in England, in the Staffordshire region, thus its name. The least aggressive breeds included Basset Hounds, Golden Retrievers, Labradors, Siberian Huskies, and Greyhounds. dog learn what their human tells them and how the treat them. Play time is awesome and relax time is the best. Well I have to say that my little miniature long hair dachshund is sweet most the timeline. To have a good canine companion you have to treat and raise it correctly. Thank You for sharing information about the Golden Retriever. Rottweilers can be rather aloof and do not accept strangers easily. Protective aggression IS a real thing. With the correct training, ANY dog breed can be calm and docile. I just put my baby down. People please educate yourself before you get any large dog, or any dog for that matter. These are the kind of dogs that roam loose and often attack someone. There was this time when he bit a man walking behind us, that was really unexpected and happened so quick I could barely get him off! They are included in the toy group of dogs and range from 4 to 6 pounds. The only problem is he can get pretty aggressive when he sees a dog that’s approaching him. I read the article. To me all dogs can turn on u i have had dalmations that have turned min pins that have turned and several others that have done the same if i made this list chow chows would be number one and so on i dont trust that breed at all my papaw lived by sombody thag had two they bit several people and killed my papaws lil poodle in my papaws own yard there were times my pawpaw couldnt come out of his own house cause they were in the yard and trying to attack him..... Siberian huskys neber had one but my mom did when she married my dad and i was a baby i was told he was protective over me and would be very careful around me all around good dog never showed any aggression.... my mom owned a doberman as a kid and that dog was her best friend never bit her or anybody else in the house but showed aggression towards people she didnt know.... we had a cow dog when i was six and it was as mean as a rottweiler like we had to keep him in the bathroom when somebody visited and nobody could step out of their ride until we put him up a cow dog now .... heres my order of the most aggressive and this is my opinion and one of the breeds are a small breed 1. Chihuahua's are loving creatures and they only attack to OTHER PEOPLE WHEN THEY SENSE DANGER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And exact information was there in the article. They are intelligent and loyal dogs who usually study their environment before responding to situations. Because they are are my companion and friend and my family. Strong guidance and firm training are required to have a well-mannered chow chow. The Sheila Brown (author) from Southern Oklahoma on May 25, 2020: I am not familiar with the Kangal Shepherd, but after doing some research on them, I would not be inclined to add them to my list. I had an American Pitt He loved people, big lap dog to everyone But, one day he killed one of our neighbors chickens and it never stopped. Jack Russells are small-sized dogs and range in size from 14 to 18 pounds. https://pethelpful.com/dogs/Top-10-Smartest-Dog-Br... Sheila Brown (author) from Southern Oklahoma on December 25, 2018: I am so sorry that you had such a bad experience! Rottweiler. large one, or the same amount of headlines. I think it was beautifully written. I also had a Pomeranian and her and my husky were the best of friends. My friend has a german shepherd that bite my face. I don’t believe dog ownership should be a right. The world's 1st "Our results indicated that there are certain types of aggressive After pulling my dog off him I apologized, and as soon as I’ve tried to offer any help to the man he end up running. They are definitely all little a-holes in their own right. Likewise, every breed can be the most amazing, gentle creatures. Again, this is information that I have compiled from many sources, as well as from personal experience. I have 8 dogs and they are all soo nice and so cute they will let anyone pet them. The world’s 1st are not reliably exhibited during temperament testing using this I hate these “lists” that give them such a bad reputation. According to the study the top 10 most aggressive dogs that have a tendency toward stranger directed aggression are: Dachshund Chihuahua Doberman Pinscher Australian Shepherd Australian Cattle Dog Bichon Frise German Shepherd Jack Russell Terrier English Springer Spaniel Havanese When he was about 1 year old he got attacked by some stray, and then again by some pit mix (I am no way blaming the dog, the owner of the dog was a junky that clearly didn’t know what he was doing and never trained or socialized his dog properly). But I believe that’s because of the experience he had in the past. Dogs tend to become aggressive after they experience some sort of psychological trauma. As someone who worked as a vet tech for 15 years I agree with most of the dogs on this list, especially the chihuahua, Dalmatian, chow, rottie, and husky. 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