Quick Answer: Which Dogs Attack Their Owners The Most?

However, many dogs develop aggressive tendencies as a result of their training, making owners responsible for their aggressive outbursts.

The study concluded that dog attacks were most common with the following breeds:

  • Labrador retrievers: 13.3%
  • Pit Bulls: 8.4%
  • German Shepherds: 7.8%
  • Rottweilers: 3.9%
  • Chows: 3.5%

What dog has most attacks on humans?

Based on data regarding dog attacks in the U.S. and Canada between 1982 and 2014, the dogs most likely to bite humans are:

  1. Pit bulls.
  2. Rottweilers.
  3. Pit bull mixes.
  4. German shepherds.
  5. Bullmastiffs.
  6. Wolf hybrids.
  7. Huskies.
  8. Akitas.

Why would a dog suddenly attack its owner?

There are several possible reasons why a dog might attack his or her owner and it is rarely the dog’s fault. Most of the time if a dog attacks, it is out of fear or possessiveness (guarding). Possessiveness (and sometimes fear) is a result of poor or minimal training.

What dog breed loves their owner the most?

  • Labrador Retriever. The Labrador Retriever is one of the most popular dog breeds in the world, and it’s no surprise it tops the list as being one of the most affectionate.
  • Greyhound.
  • Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.
  • Golden Retriever.
  • American Pit Bull Terrier.
  • Old English Sheepdog.
  • Irish Wolfhounds.
  • Collie.