These big dogs were created to pull heavy cargo. They have inherited a strong desire to hunt and catch prey from their predecessors.
These small-framed canines are renowned for their powerful defensive instincts.
Originally, dalmatians were used as hunting and combat dogs. Today, they are known for being devoted and amiable companions to their human owners.
Originally bred as a personal security dog, the Doberman exhibits qualities like independence and intelligence.
This dog breed, also referred to as the Alsatian, is the second most common in the US.
Despite the name, this breed was developed in Germany from huge hunting dogs such as boarhounds.
The pit bull, maybe the most controversial breed on our list, is known for being unpredictable and aggressive, even towards its owner or his family.
Rottweilers were developed to have exceptional strength, strong herding and guarding instincts.
The Husky, a Spitz relative, is renowned for its competitive nature. It still has a desire to belong to a pack.
The concept of intentionally breeding wolves and dogs was a bad one.