A term derived from the DogsBite.org community that describes pit bulls and other known dangerous dog breeds, such as the Presa Canario, Cane Corso and Dogo Argentino. A frankenmauler is typically 60 lbs or larger and may appear as a “Frankenstein”, a horrid, man-made killing machine, such as a pit bull-mastiff cross also known as a Bandog.

Depicted is a frankenmauler being hauled away after a violent attack: