They might not realize that when tails point up and ears point forward, trouble may lie ahead. Finally, small children are less able to defend themselves against aggressive attacks by dogs than are larger adults. So which dogs are more aggressive? Statistically, certain breeds are associated with more human injuries than others.
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This is not breed prejudice-it’s just fact. Pit bulls are credited with the most serious or fatal human bites of all breeds. Rottweillers come in second. Other breeds noted for aggressiveness are chows, Akitas, huskies, and bullmastiffs. But to be fair, a large number of nonfatal dog bites are inflicted by good old mixed-breed dogs.
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