The Sentinel

9 Dog Breeds Banned in India

June 2, 2022
Similar to Bullmastiff, these dogs hale from South Africa and they are banned because of their weight as they weigh more than 150 pounds
Popular for being excellent guard dogs, this breed is created using a variety of different breeds! They are fierce and you cannot own them if the parent breeds are restricted where you live
Neapolitan Mastiff
This breed was used in the bloody scenes of the Coliseum. They were war dogs in the Roman legion. You have to be psychologically fit to own one in Romania
American Bulldog
This breed is banned in Singapore, Denmark and many other countries including India. They can weigh between 70 to 120 pounds and even more sometimes
American Pit Bull Terriers
They are said to be the most divisive dog breed on the planet. They were originally bred for fighting. Interestingly, as per reports, a Pitbull is not an approved breed on the papers of the Kennel Club of India (KCI)
They are a breed of wolves and their genetic structure makes them react like wolves
Presa Canario
This breed is known to be a huge fighting breed hailing from the Canary Islands and was initially bred for an Aryan brotherhood fight ring
Fila Brasiliero
These large dogs were bred to hunt jaguars and boars and for tracking down slaves that would runaway. They are extremely aggressive and detest stranger.
Dogo Argentino
This breed originated in Argentina in 1928 and is a mix of various breeds including Irish Wolfhounds and Great Danes