Top 10 Most Dangerous, Expensive, Loyal, Fascinating Dog Breeds

Calling them “man’s best friend” may be a cliché, but no description is more apt to describe the relationship of humans with these fascinating creatures. Loyal, smart, protective, fun and playful, dogs have served as man’s ultimate companion since time immemorial. What other “mosts” are there when it comes to these canines which man has considered to be his best friend since time immemorial? How about the world’s most expensive dog breed? Or the most dangerous? Or you probably are hoping to own a canine breed which is considered to be one of the most fascinating.

1. Dog Breed: Doberman pinscher

Distinction: One of the most dangerous dog breeds in the world

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Doberman Pinscher2  Top 10 Most Dangerous, Expensive, Loyal, Fascinating Dog BreedsThe Doberman Pinscher or simply Doberman is a breed of domestic dog originally developed around 1890 by Karl Friedrich Louis Dobermann. Dobermann Pinschers are among the most common of pet breeds, and the breed is well known as an intelligent, alert, and loyal companion dog. Although once commonly used as guard dogs or police dogs, this is less common today. In many countries, Dobermann Pinschers are one of the most recognizable breeds, in part because of their actual roles in society, and in part because of media attention. Careful breeding has improved the disposition of this breed, and the modern Dobermann Pinscher is an energetic and lively breed suitable for companionship and family life

2. Dog Breed: German Shepherd

Distinction: One of the most dangerous dog breeds in the world

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German Shepherd2  Top 10 Most Dangerous, Expensive, Loyal, Fascinating Dog BreedsThe German Shepherd Dog is a breed of medium-sized dog that originated in Germany. German Shepherds are a relatively new breed of dog, whose origins date to 1899. As part of the Herding group, the German Shepherd is a working dog developed originally for herding sheep. Because of their strength, intelligence and abilities in obedience training they are often employed in police and military roles, in forces around the world. Due to their loyal and protective nature, the German Shepherd is one of the most registered of breeds.

3. Dog Breed: Rottweiler

Distinction: One of the most dangerous dog breeds in the world

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Rottweiler2  Top 10 Most Dangerous, Expensive, Loyal, Fascinating Dog BreedsThe Rottweiler is a breed of domestic dog known for its medium to large size and its strength. They originate from Rottweil, Germany and were known as “Rottweil Butcher’s Dogs”  because they were used to herd livestock as well as pull carts laden with butchered meat and other products to market. Some records indicate that earlier Rottweilers may have also been used for hunting although the modern Rottweiler has a relatively low hunting instinct. It is a hearty and very intelligent breed.

4. Dog Breed: Samoyed

Distinction: One of the most expensive dog breeds in the world

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The Samoyed dog takes its name from the Samoyedic peoples of Siberia. An alternate name for the breed, especially in Europe, is Bjelkier. These nomadic reindeer herders bred the fluffy, white, smiling dogs to help with the herding, to pull sleds when they moved, and to keep their owners warm at night by sleeping on top of them.


5. Dog Breed: English Bulldog or British Bulldog

Distinction: One of the most expensive dog breeds in the world

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English Bulldog2  Top 10 Most Dangerous, Expensive, Loyal, Fascinating Dog BreedsThe bulldog is a breed with characteristically thick shoulders and a matching head. There are generally thick folds of skin on a bulldog’s brow, followed by round, black, wide-set eyes, a short muzzle with characteristic folds called “rope” above the nose, with hanging skin under the neck, drooping lips, and pointed teeth. The coat is short, flat and sleek, with colors of red, fawn, white, brindle, and piebalds of these.

6. Dog Breed: Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Distinction: One of the most expensive dog breeds in the world

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Cavalier King2  Top 10 Most Dangerous, Expensive, Loyal, Fascinating Dog BreedsThe Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a small breed of Spaniel-type dog, and is classed as a Toy dog by most Kennel Clubs. It is one of the most popular breeds in the United Kingdom. Since 2000, it has been growing in popularity in the United States. It is a smaller breed of Spaniel, and Cavalier adults are often the same size as adolescent dogs of other spaniel breeds. It has a silky coat and commonly an undocked tail. The breed standard recognizes four colours, Black and Tan, and Ruby. The breed is generally friendly, affectionate and good with both children and other animals.

7. Dog Breed: Labrador Retriever

Distinction: One of the most popular dog breeds in the world.

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Labrador Retriever2  Top 10 Most Dangerous, Expensive, Loyal, Fascinating Dog BreedsThe Labrador Retriever is one of several kinds of retriever, a type of gun dog. A breed characteristic is webbed paws for swimming, useful for the breed’s original purpose of retrieving fishing nets. This and their subsequent use as hunting companions, gave them the name retriever. The Labrador is the most popular breed of dog (by registered ownership) in the world, and is, by a large margin, the most popular breed by registration in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

8. Dog Breed: Golden Retriever

Distinction: One of the most popular dog breeds in the worlds.

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Golden Retriever2  Top 10 Most Dangerous, Expensive, Loyal, Fascinating Dog BreedsThe Golden Retriever is a breed of dog, historically developed as a gundog to retrieve shot waterfowl such as ducks and upland game birds during hunting and shooting parties. As such they were bred to have a soft mouth to retrieve game undamaged and an instinctive love of water. Their intelligence and versatility see them employed in a variety of roles including illegal drug detection, search and rescue, as hunting dogs, and as guide dogs. They possess a friendly, eager-to-please demeanor, and are the 4th most popular family dog breeds  in the world.

9. Dog Breed: Yorkshire Terrier

Distinction: One of the most popular dog breeds in the world

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The Yorkshire Terrier is a small dog breed of Terrier type, developed in the 1800s in the historical area of Yorkshire in England. The defining features of the breed are its small size and its silky blue and tan coat. The breed is nicknamed Yorkie and is placed in the Toy Terrier section of the Terrier Group by the Federation Cynologique Internationale and in the Toy Group or Companion Group by other kennel clubs, although all agree that the breed is a terrier. A winning showdog and a popular companion dog, the Yorkshire Terrier has also been part of the development of other breeds, such as the Australian Silky Terrier.

10. Dog Breed: Dachshunds

Distinction: One of the most popular dog breeds in the world

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Dachshunds2  Top 10 Most Dangerous, Expensive, Loyal, Fascinating Dog BreedsThe dachshund is a short-legged, elongated dog breed, of the hound family. The standard size was developed to scent, chase, and flush badgers and other burrow-dwelling animals, while the miniature was developed to hunt smaller prey, like rabbits. In the American West, they have also been used to hunt prairie dogs.