Rottweiler to Pit Bull- 7 dog breeds people are most scared of

Media depiction, personal experiences, and assumptions sometimes cause dog breed phobia. However, these seven dog breeds may frighten some.

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German Shepherd

German Shepherds are often used in law enforcement and as working dogs, but their protective instincts can be misinterpreted as aggression by those unfamiliar with the breed.

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Great Dane

Great Danes are one of the largest dog breeds, and their sheer size can make people apprehensive. They are usually gentle giants when properly trained and socialized.

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Siberian Husky

While Siberian Huskies are known for their striking appearance and friendly personalities, they can be strong-willed and may challenge inexperienced owners.

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Akitas are known for their aloof and reserved nature, which some people may mistake for aggression. They are typically loyal to their families but may be cautious around strangers.

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Doberman Pinscher

Dobermans are known for their loyalty and intelligence. However, their imposing appearance and protective instincts can make people wary if they are not well-trained.

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Rottweilers are powerful and protective dogs, and if not properly trained and socialized, they can display aggressive behaviour. 

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Pit Bull Terrier

Pit bulls have faced controversy due to a few high-profile aggression cases. However, many pit bulls are friendly and loving when raised in a caring environment.

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