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20 Most Illegal Dog Breeds in the World

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Imagine you are cheerfully walking home one day with your newly bought dog. Imagine you meet a passerby, and he points out that you just got an illegal dog breed. Now you are all regrets inside, wishing you had gone to a prestigious shop rather than going to that rundown pet store that has seen better days. So for your future reference, here’s a list of top 20 banned dog breeds in the world.
1. PitBull Terrier
Originating in England, the PitBull Terrier weighs about 20 to 30 kilograms and has a medium height. This dog has a beastlike appearance, with a muscular body and sharp rows of teeth. The Pitbull Terrier was used in blood sports like bull and bear baiting where packs of dogs were set against larger animals in a pit. Many of these sports were made illegal back in 1835. In 1991, the UK government banned both the breeding and ownership of this dog. This was due to the fact that from 1981 until 1991 there were reports of numerous attacks, often unprovoked, on humans by Pitbull Terriers. Pitbulll is banned in many countries like Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Sweden and some parts of usa and Canada.
2. Akita Inu
Akita Inu, as the name suggests, was originally bred in Japan to guard royals and hunt bears. Akita Inus are large and powerful dogs that are known to possess “uncertain” temperaments. They love to go on walks and are affectionate and well behaved, if trained well. However, without the proper training, an Akita Inu can cause immense harm. That is why, it is banned in several regions and countries. Akita Inu is banned in Bermuda Islands and Singapore and have restrictions in Spain, Ireland, USA and Ukraine.
3. Boerboels
Now this is a dog that can definitely bite! Bred in South Africa, the Boerboels is a large mastiff type of dog breed. The breed was originally bred for the purpose of guarding the homestead and working the farm. The Boerboel weighs a staggering 65 to 90 kg and has an average height of 70 cm. Boerboels have latent fighting instincts which makes it very easy to convert them into fighting dogs. Unfortunately, there have been numerous reports of cases where this dog attacked its owner and other animals. It is best to handle and train the Boerboel with caution. Dog breeds has a banned in France, Qatar, Malaysia, Switzerland and Mauritius. Restriction in Tunisia, Denmark, Singapore, Romania And Faroe islands
4. Wolfdog
Ever wanted to own a wolf as a pet? Well, you can’t! But that’s not to say it’s impossible to own a hybrid. The wolfdog is a canine that is produced by the mating of a domestic dog and a wolf. The wolfdog appears similar to a wolf and possesses evolutionary traits similar to a dog. Wolfdogs are more docile but not as aggressive or as dangerous as pure wolves. Wolfdogs need to be trained and handled with caution at all times. Wolfdog is banned in Finland and Norway. It is also restricted in many cities in USA.
18. Neopolitan Mastiff
The Neapolitan Mastiff or Mastino Napoletano is an Italian breed of large dogs. The Neopolitan Mastiff is a descendant of traditional guard dogs of Central Italy. Weighing at a freighting 60 to 80 kg with a height of 60 to 83 cm, this dog can truly seem like a giant. Although many people do not consider Neapolitan Mastiffs to be dangerous creatures, they are illegal in Singapore. In Romania, your Neopolitan Mastif needs to undergo a psychological evaluation before you can keep it as a pet. Neopolitan Mastiff is banned in Bermuda island, malaysia, qatar and singapore.
20. German Shepherd
And last but certainly not least, the German shepherd. German shepherd is a breed of medium to large sized working dogs that originated in Germany. It weighs about 30 to 40 kg and has a height of 60 to 65 cm. On paper these dogs seem amazingly docile; however, German Shepherds are considered a dangerous dog breed. Ukrainian laws forbid owning German shepherds due to their large size and aggressive nature. Similarly, they are banned in Belarus. So that next time you think of buying a German shepherd, make sure you run all the checks. This dangerous dog is banned in Ukraine, Bermuda, Belarus and the Maldives and also restricted in Ireland, UAE, Romania, Malaysia, Singapore, Iceland.
Which is the most dangerous dog? Do you know a dog that needs to be banned in other countries? Let us know in the comments.
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