When it comes to our dogs, folks tend to take it personally when their little fluffy has been labeled as deadly. Here are the stats that determine why these dogs fit that description.

The term 'deadly dogs' is not necessarily based on opinion or stereotypes but on statistics. These are dogs that have been involved in fatal attacks in America and Canada between 1982 and 2012.

Our friends at Dogbite.org have laid out that statistics as to why these 5 dogs have been deemed as the deadliest in Maine.

Here are the top 5 deadliest dogs that live in the Pine Tree State.

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As with any animal, if they are mistreated, they will usually respond in the same manner.

The study isn't labeling every breed listed as dangerous, but just to show that these dogs were involved in fatal attacks between the dates above.