Dog Breeds You Can t Own In Many Parts Of The World

According to the BBC, American XL Bullies caused over 20 deaths in Britain between 2021 and 2023. It s no surprise then, that the breed is now banned.

American XL Bully

This South American breed has a reputation for brutality - historically, they were used to catch enslaved people who tried to escape Brazil s plantations.

Fila Brasileiro

The Tosa originated in Japan as a fighting dog. Their great strength means that they re regulated or banned in over 20 countries, including France,


The Dogo Argentino comes from Argentina, and plenty of countries wish that it had stayed there. The breed is considered dangerous.

Dogo Argentino

Legislation clamping down on American Pitt Bulls remains controversial, with some dog lovers claiming that the breed is just misunderstood.

American Pitt Bull Terrier

Like its relative in the U.S., the English Bull Terrier is considered a threat to public safety. While they do behave when properly trained.

English Bull Terrier

Ukraine has restrictions on over 80 dog breeds, but the country s caution towards the Bullmastiff is more than justified.