11 Popular Dog Breeds That the Average Person Should Avoid

Akita: Akitas are strong-willed and need an assertive owner with experience in dog training.

Chow Chow: These dogs can be aloof and aggressive without proper socialization and training.

Dalmatian: Dalmatians are known for their energy and can be challenging for owners who are not active enough.

Rhodesian Ridgeback: These dogs require a lot of exercise and can be independent and strong-willed.

English Bulldog: Bulldogs have respiratory issues and require special care and attention.

Jack Russell Terrier: Known for their high energy levels and need for mental stimulation, they can be a handful for novice owners.

Irish Wolfhound: Their sheer size and strength can be overwhelming for first-time owners.

Basenji: Basenjis are independent and known for being difficult to train.