The 8 Meanest Looking Dog Breeds 

With heavy wrinkles and a rough coat, the Chinese Shar-Pei has a menacing appearance but is loving.

Chinese Shar-Pei

Known for being fierce protectors, Dobermans often appear unfriendly but are very loyal.

Doberman Pinscher

Rottweilers have intimidating, powerful appearances but are gentle dogs if well-trained.


With a bear-like face and serious demeanor, Chow Chows look quite imposing and aloof.

Chow Chow

This rugged mountain breed has a thick coat and suspiciously observant nature.

Caucasian Shepherd 

Massive in size with a mane-like coat, the Tibetan Mastiff is an impressive guard dog.

Tibetan Mastiff

The Cane Corso is known for having a threatening look and muscular frame.

Cane Corso

The Most Muscular Dog Breeds