Banned Breeds

These lists have various names depending upon the company, such as “excluded dog breeds,” “aggressive dog list,” “insurance list of dangerous dogs,” “prohibited dog breeds,” and one simply labels it their “bad dog list.” The dog breeds which can be found on these lists seem to be drawn from a series of research studies such as one commissioned by the U.S. National Center for Injury Prevention and Control that was published in 2000.

  • Pit Bull Terriers
  • Staffordshire Terriers
  • Rottweilers
  • German Shepherds
  • Presa Canarios
  • Chows Chows
  • Doberman Pinschers
  • Akitas
  • Wolf-hybrids
  • Mastiffs
  • Cane Corsos
  • Great Danes
  • Alaskan Malamutes
  • Siberian Huskies

* from PsychologyToday