The dog is a friend of man. But this does not mean that you have to fully trust your four-legged friends, because literally every representative of the canine family is capable of biting. And bites of some of these animals cynologists call the most painful and dangerous to humans.
Here is a small list of dog breeds whose bites are most dangerous to human life.
German Shepherd Dog
The German Shepherd is rightly considered one of the smartest and most capable dogs, and at the same time it is also rightly considered one of the most dangerous. The jaw clenching force of this breed of dog ranges from 120 to 315 kilograms per square centimeter.
This breed was bred as a watchdog. It has always been distinguished from other breeds by its aggressiveness as well as its relatively large bite force, which averages 175 kilograms.
The Rottweiler is a breed of dog that literally needs a good education, otherwise these dogs can become very dangerous. The Rottweiler’s jaw strength can be up to 146 kilograms, and they are jokingly referred to as «meat dogs» by experts.
The bite power of the average Doberman is about 142 kilograms. Some representatives of this breed can bite with a force up to 200 kilograms. By the way, Dobermans show aggression only to strangers, and almost never show it to their owner.
Pit Bull Terrier
This breed of dog is considered one of the most dangerous in the world. The compression force of the pit bull’s jaws is about 126 kilograms per square centimeter, and a bite can even be fatal. In some countries, individuals are forbidden to have a pet of this breed, because if not properly trained, these dogs become uncontrollable and pose a real threat to others.
The jaw clenching power of this breed of dog is truly frightening — 120 kilograms per square centimeter. Representatives of the Staffordshire Terrier breed are usually trained for dogfighting, but they can also be aggressive toward humans. Although, cynologists assure that this threat can be minimized by proper training and education of the dog.