Most Common Dangerous Dog Breeds

While any dog can be dangerous, some breeds are more likely to produce a real threat to strangers. Evidence suggests that training and socialization can help make even dangerous breeds wonderful family pets, but dog bites from more aggressive breeds can occur even when the animal has no history of attacks.

If you or a loved one has been attacked by a dog, please contact the Law Offices of Van Dorn & Curtiss or call 866-933-6115 today to schedule a free consultation with an experienced dog bite lawyer.

Top 10 Most Dangerous Dogs

According to animal attack statistics gathered by the American Veterinary Medical Association, the CDC, and the Humane Society of the United States, the ten most dangerous breeds of dog are:

  • Dalmatian
  • Boxer
  • Para Canario
  • Chow Chow
  • Doberman Pinscher
  • Alaskan Malamute
  • Husky
  • German Shepherd
  • Rottweiler
  • Pit Bull

Vermont dog bite law only allows for legal action if an owner should have known an animal was dangerous. Identifying dangerous breeds allows our attorneys to make the case that an owner should have known a dog posed a threat, even if the animal has no previous instances of violence.

If you have been injured or a loved one has been killed by an out of control dog, no matter its breed, please contact our experienced Vermont dog bite lawyers to schedule a free consultation today.


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