Saturday, July 9, 2011

Top 10 most dangerous dogs in the world

1 ) Pit Bulls, Origin: United States
The American Pit Bull Terrier is the product of interbreeding between terriers and a breed of bulldogs to produce a dog that combined the gameness of the terrier with the strength and athleticism of the bulldog. They will lock their jaws onto the prey until it’s dead. Pit bulls have a reputation of mauling people to death and they are highly sought for dog fighting.

2 ) Rottweiler, Origin: Germany
Rottweiler is self-confident and responds quietly and with a wait-and-see attitude to influences in its environment. The breed was bred especially for that purpose. They often don’t like strangers and other dogs — they are guards at heart, and the dog owner should always remember that.

3 ) German Shepherds, Origin: Germany
German Shepherd Dogs have a reputation among some individuals for biting and have been banned in some jurisdictions as a result. They are in need of constant and serious physical activity though, and they seem to give preference to long walks and active games. German shepherds are known to be fearless and confident dogs.

4 ) Huskies, Origin: Alaska
Huskies are known for commonly having different colored eyes, known as heterochromia. Huskies have thick fur to protect them from the harsh, cold weather, but it protects them also against heat. In summer they also need to attention and you can take them for little trainingtours. Not considered a good guard dog because of its personality characteristics and gentle temperament.

5 ) Alaskan Malamutes, Origin: Nordic
A few Malamutes are still in use as sled dogs for personal travel, hauling freight, or helping move heavy objects, some are used for the recreational pursuit of sledding also known as mushing, also skijoring, bikejoring, and canicross. If they are bored, they can become destructive.

6 ) Doberman Pinschers, Origin: Germany
Doberman Pinschers are the target of a mistaken stereotype of ferocity and aggression. As a personal protection dog, the Doberman was originally bred for these traits. he typical pet Doberman attacks only if it believes that it, its property, or its family are in danger.

7) Chow Chow, Origin: China
The Chow is extremely loyal to its own family and will bond tightly to its master. Chows are not a particularly active breed. Apartment life can suit them, if they are given enough opportunity for regularly-scheduled physical activity each day. The Chow Chow may appear to be independent and aloof for much of the day, keeping a comfortable distance from others while staying within earshot, or preferring to watch for strangers alone by the entrance.

8 ) Presa Canario, Origin: Canary Islands
Presas are of strong character and are dominant animals requiring early socialization and obedience training. In some situations, the Presa can be aggressive toward other dogs and suspicious of strangers. Once the dog has been properly socialized and trained, this becomes the exception rather than the rule. Many Presas share their homes with children, other dogs, cats, horses and other farm animals.

9 ) Boxer, Origin: Germany
The character of the Boxer is of the greatest importance and demands the most solicitous attention. He is renowned from olden times for his great love and faithfulness to his master and household. He is harmless in the family, but distrustful of strangers, bright and friendly of temperament at play, but brave and determined when aroused. His intelligence and willing tractability, his modesty and cleanliness make him a highly desirable family dog and cheerful companion.

10 ) Dalmatian, Origin: Yugoslavia
The Dalmatian is incredibly loyal and active. Usually good with other pets, notably horses, dalmatians make an excellent addition to a family that already has animals of any kind. Dalmatians are a rather active breed, and strongly dislike lazing around with nothing to do, however they will be thrilled to go for walks, or runs, and play with an active owner. Dalmatians are known for their loyal nature and thrive on human companionship. Dalmatians are occasionally known to have a stubborn streak, but are revered for their excellent memories. Dalmatians need to be handled and socialized from a young age to prevent timidity, which if not addressed properly may result in aggression out of fear.