What dog would win a dogfight? Surprising Answer

Can a Rottweiler Kill a Pitbull?

The Rottweiler and pit bull share several commonalities. However, Rottweilers are more closely related to Mastiff-type dogs such as the Bullmastiff and Cane Corso.

Mastiff-type dogs are related to the bully breeds and share several characteristics: square, blunt heads, thickly-muscled bodies, high guard instinct and a strong bite force.

The name “Rottweiler” literally means “Rottweil butchers’ dog” since their main tasks were driving livestock for the butchers of Rottweil, Germany. Rottweilers would then pull the carts laden with butchers’ meat.

They are highly-intelligent breeds that many now use as search-and-rescue dogs, guard dogs and police dogs. Traditionally, owners did not use Rottweilers in fights, but due to their tenacity, they became a popular choice.

However, could a Rottweiler beat a pit bull?

First, let’s do a comparison between the two dogs. For the sake of consistency, we’ll define a “pit bull” according to the standards of the American Pit Bull Terrier. Many individuals consider bully breeds pit bulls; however, we will simply use the American Pit Bull Terrier.

Height and Weight (males)

Pit Bull: 17–21 inches

Rottweiler: 24–27 inches

Pit Bull: 35–60 pounds

Rottweiler: 110–132 pounds

Jaw Strength – pounds per square inch (PSI)

Pit bulls: 235 PSI

Rottweilers: 328 PSI

In the height and weight class, the Rottweiler outranks the pit bull. Rottweilers are also intelligent, and despite having Mastiff roots, possess great agility.

In a fight against the pit bull, the Rottweiler would win due to its height, weight class, PSI, intelligence and agility.

How do you break up a dog fight?

How to Break Up a Dog Fight

  • The Wheelbarrow Method. …
  • Assess the Situation/Determine the Aggressor. …
  • Break Any Strong Jaw Grip. …
  • Pull Backward on the Collar. …
  • Remove the Dogs from the Area. …
  • Know Your Limitations. …
  • Avoid Outings if Your Dog is Aggressive. …
  • Read Body Language.
  • What dogs get in the most fights?Although there are many breeds of dogs used for fighting worldwide—including the Fila Brasileiro, Dogo Argentino, the Tosa Inu and the Presa Canario—the dog of choice for fighting in the United States is the American Pit Bull Terrier.

  • 1.1 1. Pitbull.
  • 1.2 2. Rottweiler.
  • 1.3 3. American Bulldog.
  • 1.4 4. Doberman Pinscher.
  • 1.5 5. Wolfdog.
  • Only These Dogs Could Defeat a Pitbull