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Von: Lara Sabrina Kiehl
In most cases, dogs do not bite without a reason. And that’s just as well. With their powerful jaws, they develop considerable biting powers.
Munich – “Dogs that bark don’t bite” is a saying that is probably best known among animal lovers. What is meant is that the loudest dogs are the most harmless and only want to make an impression with their barking. But it is doubtful whether this saying is always true. After all, all dogs can bite – even barking ones. However, biting is usually the last resort for a dog to end a stressful situation.
Dog breeds: The ten with the strongest bite
The best prevention is species-appropriate and non-violent education, no matter if the dog is big or small. Because it is the basis for harmonious cooperation and mutual respect. The strongest dog bite, but undoubtedly have large dog breeds. Bite force is measured in PSI, meaning pounds per square inch. In German it means “pound per square inch”. A pound is about 0.45 kilograms, and a square inch is about 6.45 square centimeters.
In dogs, the strongest bite force is up to 745 PSI. In comparison, a human’s bite force is only about 120 to 140 PSI. The unit of measure used to determine bite force is the mass acting on a specific area. The photo gallery shows the ten dog breeds with the greatest bite force. The values for these breeds are between 200 and 745 PSI.