Why the Tosa Dog Breed Is Forbidden in 14 Countries Around the World
Posted on Dec 15, 2016
Japanese Mastiff, also called Tosa is a rather rare type of dog that's being bred for fighting. Originating in Japan, these big boys are usually grown in Tosa, but many countries around the world have banned them. Let's see why.
1. Grown up Specimens Weigh from Around 130 to Almost 200 Pounds!
The dog got banned in the UK somewhere in 2000 because it was dangerous. As it comes from a family of fighting dogs, it occasionally has aggressive outbursts.