Top 10 intimidating dogs
This large breed of Italian mastiff is a descendent of the dogs Roman soldiers used in wars.
It has a sleek muscular body weighing up to 50kg (110lbs).
This is recognised by the fact many of these breeds are banned in countries throughout the world.
The breeds listed below are those which have been involved in numerous incidents.
The Cane Corso generally has a good temperament but is protective and suspicious of strangers.
Therefore training and early socialisation are essential.
Whilst there is nearly always a reason for a dog attacking, these incidents show that certain dog breeds are capable of being deadly.
They were bred to be the all-round farm dog, running the parameters of the property as a watch dog as well as protecting flocks and killing vermin.