Top 10 Most dangerrous dog Breeds
2004 - 22 reported dog bite related human
fatalities in the United States
2005 - 29 human fatalities.
2006 - 26.
2007, there were 33 human fatalities. 45% of the attacks occurred
adults over the age of 18, and 55% occurred to ages below. Pit bull
type dogs were responsible for 67% of fatalities, the next closest
breed was the rottweiler at 12%. But all dog breeds are
potentially dangerous. In 2000, the Centers for Disease
Control (CDC) reported that 25 breeds of dogs were
involved in 238 fatal dog bites from 1979-1998. Here it is the compiled
list of the most dangerous dog breeds:
1. Pit Bulls
(Weight: 55-65 lbs. Origin: The USA)
bull is one of the most brave and dauntless dogs that usually takes on
any opponent. Therefore they take part in dog fighting. It is common
knowledge that this dog breed can even mangle the human to death as pit
bull locks its jaws onto the booty until it is dead.
- For each US dog bite fatality there are about 670 hospitalizations
and 16,000 emergency room visits, 21,000 other medical visits (office
and clinic), and 187,000 non-medically treated bites
- 46.1% (nearly half) of dog bite injuries were triaged in emergency
rooms as "urgent-emergent"
- Dog bites are the second highest reason why children seek emergency
about 60,000 bites per fatality and that information is dated. It is
reported today that a US citizen is bitten by a dog every 75 seconds.