What Dog Has the Strongest Bite?


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The dog with the strongest bite is the kangal, a breed of mastiff native to Turkey that is bred to protect flocks of sheep and has a bite strength measured at 743 pounds per square inch. Other mastiffs also show impressive bite strength at 556 pounds per square inch.

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Other dogs with exceptionally strong bites include the Rottweiler, with a bite strength of 328 pounds; African wild dogs, which have a bite strength of 317 pounds per square inch; and American bulldogs, with a bite strength of 305 pounds per square inch. Wolfdogs, which are not technically dogs but rather hybrids made from breeding dogs and wolves together, also have a strong bite at 406 pounds per square inch.

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