Manliest Dog Breeds
Having a pet these days is about as common as owning a car, but when it comes to men, having a manly dog is usually fairly important
The Alaskan Husky has been know as the sled dog for centuries. They are also know for there fierce mysterious presence with its deep chest and muscular all around body. This dog has always been a symbol of the wild, which comes as no surprise knowing it has a strain of genes from one of the most well-known carnivores: the wolf.
This large white muscular dog was created in Argentina for the main purpose of hunting large animals such as wild boar. Throughout time this dog as been trained to be one of the top fighters in the world. In fact, it is illegal to own one in the UK without a permit, which is apparently not easy to get. But on a more realistic side, this dog is extremely intelligent and can be a great companion when trained correctly.
The Bulldog is a pint-sized tough guy, or at least they're designed to look that way. The bulldog is usually a muscular heavy dog with a wrinkled face and a distinctive pushed-in nose. Their dedicated companionship and ability to inspire are perfect are a few of the reasons it's the official mascot of the U.S. Marine Corps.
The Cane Corso is a large Italian breed dog, with the looks and size of a Mastiff and the aggressive athleticism of a Bulldog. These dogs are definitely only meant for a specific kind person; mild, calm with the patience to gain this dogs trust.
The German Shepherd is extremely intelligent, strong and has great abilities in obedience training which is why its the top pick for most police forces around the world. It's capable of much more than the average dog, which is why it is one of the manliest dogs alive.
With a massive body, broad skull and head of generally square appearance, it is one of the largest dog breeds in terms of mass. The word "mastiff" evolved from the English word "masty," which meant powerful. Centuries ago, these manly dogs were used in the sport of bear baiting in England; that's because they were one of the only breads strong enough to stand up to a bear.
The Doberman pinscher is probably one of the most easily recognizable manly dogs around, partly because of the media coverage they receive. Like the German Shepherd, they were often used for police work, hunting and general laboring, but have since become more domesticated for the normal owner. When properly trained these dogs can be very friendly social dogs.
Most people think of this dog as a natural born killer, which in fact they are easily capable of being. I mean the name alone just sounds beastly. But the truth is they are actually much ore friendly dogs than the public thinks. If brought up correctly the rott can be mans best friend.
The black Lab and Labrador retrievers in general are probably one of the most popularly owned dogs among men. The Labrador is a broad-headed, thick-necked puppy with a water resistant coat and a face that always seems to be happy. What makes this dog so manly is it's webbed feet, which these Canadian-originating dogs used to swim around in icy waters and drag nets to shore after leaping off fishermen's boats, and now is usually used as a waterfowl hunting dog.
The classic bloodhound, everyone knows of this dog as the droopy face friendly dog in cartoons. But it isn't speed or agility that makes this dog manly, it's the uncanny ability to follow a scent. In fact it's been said that these dogs only need to smell a couple skin cells to follow a trail for hours or even days.