Buzz·Posted on Jan 18, 201724 Reasons Dobermans Are Truly Scary, Dangerous DogsThey're the most vicious dog breed ever to walk the Earth.by Hilary MitchellBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Everyone knows that dobermans are scary dogs. imgur.com This guy is clearly a monster. 2. They're constantly alert and on guard. imgur.com 3. Even as puppies. imgur.com Dobby is ready to pounce. 4. They're far too fierce to make good lap dogs. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @killypup 5. They have no manners whatsoever. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Giphy Especially at feeding time. They're savages. 6. They’re too dangerous to be used as therapy pets. Imgur.com This service dog is clearly just biding his time. 7. And they have absolutely no patience at all. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @dobermanmoments 8. So they can't be trusted around other animals. imgur.com 9. Especially not baby bunnies. imgur.com 10. And it goes without saying that they should never be allowed anywhere near children. Twitter: @Smileitsmorgan_ 11. See? Imgur.com Run, small child! Run! 12. They're attack dogs who don't know how to play... imgur.com 13. ...or have fun. imgur.com 14. They hate trying new things. imgur.com 15. As everyone knows, they're just junkyard dogs... View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @erinmlowell 16. ...bred to be emotionless, fierce monsters... Imgur.com Who definitely don't need to cuddle up to a cat for comfort. 17. ...which means they don't need a loving home. Twitter: @taychabot This dog would clearly prefer to be chained up in a garbage tip. 18. They definitely don't crave love or affection. imgur.com 19. And they hate cuddles and kisses, too. imgur.com "Urgh, get off me." – This dog. 20. Plus it's not like there are that many in shelters. Twitter: @sahumane Apart from Jigglypuff, and thousands of his friends. 21. Anyway, would you even want such a mean-looking dog? imgur.com 22. No, of course you wouldn't. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @dobermanmoments 23. They're not cute, sweet, or appealing at all. imgur.com Yuck. 24. Yep: You’d have to be crazy to let one of these killing machines into your life. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @nikitadoberman You'll definitely end up regretting it if you do. If you do want to adopt a Doberman, this list of Doberman rescue centres in the UK is a good place to start your search, as is this list of organisations in the US. Love dogs? Sign up for our “Dog a Day” newsletter and we’ll send you an adorable pup every day! If you can't see the signup box above, just go here to sign up for BuzzFeed's "Dog a Day" newsletter!