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Old 08-15-2012, 06:51 PM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
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Aggressive people choose aggressive dogs: Study - CBS News
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Old 08-16-2012, 06:52 PM
 
Location: Austell, Georgia
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I personally don't think there is a such thing as a natural aggressive dog. You have young street punks who have an inferiority complex who choose to make their dogs aggressive.
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Old 08-16-2012, 10:35 PM
 
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I personally don't think there is a such thing as a natural aggressive dog. You have young street punks who have an inferiority complex who choose to make their dogs aggressive.
I know there is.

You can not tech the aggression my hounds show toward bears.

3 or, 4 times their weight, the dogs will chase the bears for 10, 15....20 miles to put them up a tree.
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Old 08-17-2012, 11:29 AM
 
Location: South Carolina
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There certainly are naturally agressive dogs how do you account for the rhodesian ridgebacks hatred for the mountain lions ? I had an irish wolfhoung that absoloutly hated raccoons and that is why his former family let him go to a shelter , because they got mad that he was chasing everything out of their yard , he would chase birds and squirrels everything out of his yard .. there are naturally aggresive breeds and also the fila brasarios are also naturally aggressive breeds ..
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Old 08-17-2012, 11:49 AM
 
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There are quite a few "naturally aggressive" breeds out there, thankfully ( for the dogs) most are not well known.............yet.
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Old 08-17-2012, 12:54 PM
 
Location: GLAMA
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I assume you mean aggression towards humans? Nanners loves anything on two legs, but continues to fight viciously with other dogs that get too close to me. Other than that that, she's just like her dad... slow, lumbering, mellow and very low energy.

But she likes humans more than I do.
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Old 08-17-2012, 01:11 PM
 
Location: Austell, Georgia
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The article refers to human aggressive dogs. Again no dog is born that way, even the more power breeds like Boerbel, Cane Corso, and Presa Canario can be managed with the proper owner, training, and socialization. If a dog doesn't like cats and other small animals I don't consider that dog a menace to society. I call it prey drive and all dogs have it. You have to socialize your dogs with other small animals at an early age to eliminate any issue in the future. My dog loves cats because she was raised with them, but she will try to catch and eat birds.
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Old 08-17-2012, 01:42 PM
 
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The article refers to human aggressive dogs. Again no dog is born that way, even the more power breeds like Boerbel, Cane Corso, and Presa Canario can be managed with the proper owner, training, and socialization. If a dog doesn't like cats and other small animals I don't consider that dog a menace to society. I call it prey drive and all dogs have it. You have to socialize your dogs with other small animals at an early age to eliminate any issue in the future. My dog loves cats because she was raised with them, but she will try to catch and eat birds.
I am reading it differently.

I just read the aggression level in the dog......not what it is related to.
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Old 08-17-2012, 05:03 PM
 
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I still disagree. There are quite a natural human aggressive dogs. Filas ( dogs specifically breed with "Ojeriza" mean hatred, loathing of strangers) , Caucasian Ovcharkas, Sarplaninac, gull terrs etc. These breeds are breed with a job in mind ie "working dogs." They are not "pets" as the western culture treats them.

Unfortunately these are ( should I say have) becoming popular and of course ruined, by both SHOW and BYB's.
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Old 08-17-2012, 05:51 PM
 
Location: GLAMA
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Filas ( dogs specifically breed with "Ojeriza" mean hatred, loathing of strangers) , Caucasian Ovcharkas, Sarplaninac, gull terrs etc.
I've never heard of any of those breeds. Are they here in the U.S.?
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