8 Dogs Whose Bites Pack the Biggest Punch

German Shepherd

Known for strength and intelligence, German Shepherds have a bite force of 238-291 PSI. They are popular in law enforcement, military, and as family pets due to loyalty and obedience.

American Bulldog

Strong and powerful with a bite force of 305 PSI. Used as guard dogs or for protection, American Bulldogs are energetic and require exercise but are great family pets.


Powerful with a bite force of 328 PSI, Rottweilers are known for strength and intelligence. They excel as guard dogs and can be loving companions with proper training.

American Pit Bull Terrier

Strong and determined with a bite force of 240-330 PSI. Known for their strength, they were banned in various places but legalized in others, and are not allowed in the UK.


Large and powerful with a bite force of 556 PSI, Mastiffs can overpower other animals due to their size and strength.

Cane Corso

Known for power and strength, Cane Corsos have a bite force of 650 PSI. They are powerful enough to take down prey larger than themselves.

Turkish Kangal

Largest and strongest with a bite force of 743 PSI. Kangals are used for protection against large predators like wolves and bears in Turkey.

Dutch Shepherd

Used in law enforcement, Dutch Shepherds have a bite force of 224 PSI. They are rare but valued for their usefulness and power.