Fighting dog breeds: names and photos (catalog)
A chill runs across your back when you meet a mighty fighting dog in the park? Do not believe the yellow press - they are not bloodthirsty monsters at all. These are real four-legged knights - kind, brave and selflessly devoted to their family. We will tell you about the 20 most powerful fighting dog breeds in the world - the names with photos are attached!
1. American Bulldog (ambul)
Ambul is much stronger and healthier than the English brother. He is able to single-handedly control the bull, and in a calm environment turns into a sweet and good-natured bumpkin. With proper upbringing, the protective qualities of the breed are expressed in touching care for the owners and their children.
2. American Pit Bull Terrier
The name of the breed comes from the word pit - pits for dog fights. Pit bull is a born athlete with the soul of an eternal puppy and the champion’s temperament, groovy and cheerful at home, but merciless in the ring. When keeping the dog's unrestrained energy, it is important to direct it in the right direction.
3. American Staffordshire Terrier (Amstaff)
A tireless athlete, a brilliant intellectual and a good-natured merry fellow - such an impression is made by a well-educated amstaff. Staffordshire terriers are easily trained and are struggling to please the owner. Sometimes it seems like a dog is reading minds! But motivation should only be positive - violence and rudeness spoil the character of the animal.
4. English mastiff
Despite the awesome appearance, these dogs are completely non-malignant and calm. The English mastiff can do little to unbalance, but in a dangerous situation he will not be at a loss and will repulse the offender.
5. Dogo Argentino
The ancestors of the Argentinean dogs accompanied the Spanish conquistadors in military campaigns. Snow-white hidalgo in our days has not lost its aristocratic dignity - the dog extremely rarely gives a voice and attacks silently. Doges of Argentina are unshakably confident and even stubborn, but at the same time they adore their masters and need attention, affection and encouragement.
6. Dogue of Bordeaux (French mastiff)
One of the oldest protected breeds in Europe hails from the Aquitaine kingdom. In the Middle Ages, these dogs guarded butcher shops and fought bulls for the amusement of the public. When cruel fun was banned, affectionate and playful bordos became companions and friends of the family, but did not lose their protective qualities. The dog follows the owner relentlessly and is always ready to defend him.
7. Bullipit (American Bulli)
The youngest fighting breed, declared itself at the end of the last century. The character of a bodybuilder dog successfully combines the sports excitement of a pit bull and the affection of a bull terrier. A stocky squat dog with a big brave heart is endowed with heroic strength, but it is extremely difficult to provoke him to aggression. The dog’s self-control deserves admiration - for the sake of his beloved owner, bullipit will tolerate everything!
In England, 17-18 centuries, bullmastiffs tracked poachers in the lands of the Lords. Excellent flair and watchdog qualities of the breed are highly valued in the police and army, and at home it is just a reliable friend and comrade in games. The struggle for leadership is not in the nature of the bullmastiff, but he has his own opinion about everything in the world, which he stubbornly upholds. You can convince the dog only by patience, not brute force!
9. Bull Terrier
Small, but good - this is the whole bull terrier! A medium-sized but firmly downed dog shows miracles of courage, endurance and perseverance, and a powerful grip allows it to defeat an even superior enemy. In peaceful life, the bull terrier is an energetic, smart and cheerful companion who seeks to participate in all family affairs.
10. Spanish mastiff
Even among the huge Molossians, the Spanish mastiff looks like a hero - males reach a weight of 120-130 kilograms. The dog is fully aware of its power and does not stoop to petty squabbles, but will not give the owner an insult. With strangers, the Spanish mastiff is strict and cold, in the family circle - cheerful and playful. And the impregnable giants adore children and forgive the little minxes absolutely everything!
11. Caucasian Shepherd Dog
The terrible look of a huge Caucasian shepherd to match the severe incorruptible disposition. Excellent protective qualities make this breed of dogs a loyal defender of the family and home, but its location must be fought.
12. Ca de Beau (Mallorca Bulldog)
An old fighting dog breed came to Spain from the Balearic Islands. In the old days, ka de bo participated in bullfighting on a par with bullfighters, and nowadays they delight owners with funny pranks and a light sunny character. At the same time, the Mallorcan bulldog did not lose its protective qualities - the dog easily pulls out the bully and drives the uninvited guest out of the yard, without showing excessive aggression.
13. Cane Corso
Restrained and unflappable in appearance, with close acquaintance, dogs of the breed Cane Corso amaze with gentle affection for the owner. They are wary of outsiders, but do not show unmotivated aggression. With proper training from the Cane Corso you get an excellent bodyguard. The dog is easy to learn, calculates risks well and acts decisively and lightning fast in the event of a real threat.
14. Neapolitan Mastiff
Due to its impressive size and many folds on the face, the Neapolitan mastiff seems like a terrible native of hell. In ancient Rome, the ancestors of the formidable Neapolitans participated in gladiatorial battles and military campaigns. Thousands of years of selection have balanced the protective instinct and rage towards the enemy with strong nerves and the complaisant nature of the breed. In the family circle, these phlegmatic giants are kind, affectionate and generous.
15. Central Asian Shepherd Dog (Alabay)
Alabai is the national pride of Turkmenistan and one of the oldest breeds in the world. In dog fights, the strongest and most staunch fighters who were not afraid of either a wolf or a bear were selected. There are legends about the nobleness of the breed: Turkmens claim that the Alabai does not finish off the defeated enemy in the ring. The dog will protect the owner to the last drop of blood, but will not tolerate rudeness and injustice.
16. Presa Canario (Great Dane)
Brutal handsome Canary Great Dane - the embodiment of strength and dignity. The sensitive guard will not make noise because of a trifle and attack the first comer - the breed is famous for endurance and prudence. At the same time, wariness does not prevent Pres Canario from enjoying life: dogs love to play with their owners and are not averse to fooling around with children.
An elegant athlete, a zealous bodyguard and a shirtless guy with a wide open soul - the multifaceted character of the Rottweiler never ceases to amaze. Of all the fighting breeds, perhaps the Rottweiler is the most human-oriented - it is a dog of one owner, ready to go after him into the fire and into the water.
18. Tibetan mastiff
The dog's appearance resembles a lion and keeps it just as regally, without disturbing the owners in vain. A phlegmatic and independent mountaineer does not like fuss and prefers to solve problems on his own, without waiting for a team. A person must first prove his right to order - not by force, but by conviction!
19. Tosa-inu (Tosa-Token, Japanese mastiff)
The only fighting dog breed from Japan fights using the sumo technique - it does not tear and crush the enemy, but delicately lays it on the shoulder blades. An animal with true Japanese composure is kept - even in the heat of a duel it will not make a sound. With the owner, the four-legged samurai is courteous, helpful and restrained, but avoids the stormy outpourings of feelings.
20. Fila brasileiro
In a number of countries, filaments are outlawed or equated with knives, but the breed’s aggressiveness is greatly exaggerated and is most often associated with improper upbringing and insufficient socialization. In experienced and responsible hands, Phil is a faithful guardian of the hearth and a favorite of children.