Top 5 Banned Dog Breeds in the World
5. American Bulldog
The American Bulldog is a large breed of utility dog descended from the Old English Bulldog.
They are now used on animal farms, dog sports, and for showing. They are a part of American culture and history, and may be used as a cultural icon for the United States.
They are generally represented as being strong and tough.The American Bulldog can weigh from 70 to 120 pounds.
Its specialty is catching feral hogs, which can weigh several hundred pounds and wield savage tusks.
Rather than this these nasty dogs are professional fighters and specified athletes which had injured more than 200 people.
That’s why this dog breed is banned in Denmark and Singapore.
4. Wolf Dog
A Wolf-dog is a canine produced by the mating of a Dog with a Gray wolf, Eastern wolf, Red wolf or Ethiopian wolf to produce a hybrid.
Wolf-dogs typically weigh between 70 to 100 pounds. Due to its varied genetic structure the wolf-dog is extremely unpredictable, reacting to certain situations like a wolf and others like a dog.
It maintains an extremely high prey drive like the wolves and is not generally considered as a good pet.
There have been many attacks on humans, most commonly seen on small children, which they may view as prey items. So this dog breed is prohibited in Norway.
3. Presa Canario
The Presa Canario is a Spanish breed of large dog of mastiff or catch dog type.
It originates in the autonomous region of the Canary Islands, and is found mostly in the islands of Gran Canaria and Tenerife.
It was formerly known as the Dogo Canario. It weighs around 90 to 140 pounds. It is a massive fighting dog.
This breed achieved notoriety in the year 2001 when a pair of dogs named Bane and Hera attacked and killed 33 year old lacrosse coach Diane Whipple in the hallway of a San Francisco apartment building.
The dogs were originally bred for an Aryan Brotherhood fighting ring.
Bane and Hera’s owner, Marjorie Knoller, was convicted of second degree murder (a landmark judgment at the time) and is currently serving a prison sentence of 15 years to life. At that time they attacked 111 people including 18 kills and 63 severe injuries.
Due to this reason, Presa Canarios are banned in Australia and New Zealand.
2. Dogo Argentino
The Dogo Argentino is a large, white, muscular breed of dog that was developed in Argentina primarily for the purpose of big-game hunting including wild boar.
The breeder, Antonio Nores Martinez, also wanted a dog that would exhibit steadfast bravery and willingly protect its human companion.
It is one of the most dangerous dog breeds in the world. It’s weight is around 80 to 100 pounds.
This dog is a mix breed of 6 another dog breeds like extinct Cordoba fighting dog, Great Dane and Irish Wolfhound.
This breed nearly kills 20-30 people every year and so it is banned in atleast 10 countries including Australia, New Zealand and Portugal.
1. Pitbull Terrier
The American Pit Bull Terrier is a dog breed recognized by the United Kennel Club and the American Dog Breeders Association.
It is a medium-sized, intelligent, short-haired dog, of a solid build, whose early ancestors came from the British Isles.
It nearly weighs around 40 to 70 pounds. May be it’s size is too short but it is the world’s most dangerous dog breed ever found.
There is no dog breed on earth more polarizing than the Pit Bull. Much maligned, the Pit Bull was bred from early Bulldogs and Terriers for the purpose of fighting other dogs.
Due to their aggressive nature, they had killed more than 1800 people that’s why they are illegal to own in Miami-Dade County, Florida; Ontario, Canada; and many countries throughout the world.