Intimidating names for dogs
That said, these are generally calm and loyal dogs but correct training and socialization is essential. Also known as the Brazilian Mastiff this is another very large powerful dog.
It is said that the aggressive traits have been largely bred out of the Dogo Argentino and it can even be a good family dog.
I imagine the name itself here is enough to start alarm bells ringing!
Often referred to as wolfdogs these dogs are at least half wolf and as such may be virtually indistinguishable from a pure wolf.
It was a Neapolitan Mastiff that played the part of “Fang”, Hagrid , the half-giant’s dog in the Harry Potter films.
The large mastiff-type head is complemented with an equally large body in which the musculature is barely hidden by thickly folded skin.
The cross-breeding also has implications on how aggressive the hybrid will be. a German Shepherd can breed out the wolf’s shy retiring nature, making a less predictable more dangerous dog.