8 Dog Breeds That Are Banned Around The World

Pit Bull Terrier

Breeds like the American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, and Staffordshire Bull Terrier are examples of pit bull terriers.

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Many places have breed bans on the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, which is closely related to the Pit Bull Terrier.


Many nations have banned the breed of Rottweilers due to events involving careless ownership or its reputation for violence. 

German Shepherd

Due to their great intelligence, these canines do exceptionally well in a variety of jobs, including aid, search and rescue, and law enforcement.

Doberman Pinscher

Dobermans were originally bred as guard dogs, but because of their violent past, they may be prohibited in some places.


Bullmastiffs were first developed to protect game reserves and estates. To strangers, their large stature and natural protectiveness can come across as scary.

American Bulldog

Due to their similar appearance, American Bulldogs are frequently confused for Pit Bulls, and in certain places, they may be subject to breed restrictions.

Alaskan Malamute

Alaskan Malamutes are renowned for their stamina and capacity to tow large objects. They might also be subject to prohibitions or limitations because of their wolf-like appearance and obstinate character.