Guard Dog puppies come from a long line of hunters, where they were traditionally used to detect, flush out and retrieve game. So expect your puppy to grow up to want to protect your family and property! Although these dogs have a gentle and calm nature, Guard Dogs can be trained to bark and sometimes even attack intruders. They will certainly make you and your family feel safe. The American Kennel Club does not have a separate breed group for Guard Dog, but instead includes them with Working Dogs.
The Aidi is a Moroccan dog breed typically used to guard herds of sheep and goats. This dog is also known for its hunting skills and has good scenting ability.
This rare giant dog breed is highly valued in the East because of its aggressive nature and strong guarding instincts. These characteristics make the Alangu Mastiff difficult to train and unsuitable for inexperienced dog owners.
The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is described as trainable, dutiful, and responsible, with impressive capabilities as a guardian of family and property. It is very protective, but can be loving in the home.
The American Bulldog is a loyal, reliable, brave and determined breed that is not hostile. This dog is also alert and self-confident and genuinely loves children.
The American Pit Bull Terrier is a good-natured, amusing, extremely loyal and affectionate family pet that is usually good with children and adults.
They are not recommended with other non-canine pets such as rabbits, hamsters and guinea pigs but make excellent watch dogs.
The Bullmastiff is a devoted, alert guard dog that has a good-natured temperament. This breed is docile and affectionate, but becomes fearless when it is provoked.
This is a good family dog if it has adequate training and exercise.
The Great Pyrenees is a very capable guardian, it is completely devoted to its family, though somewhat wary of strangers both human and canine.
Muscular and powerful-looking, the Mastiff is a giant dog full of strength and love. This large breed is the gentle giant of the dog world.
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“ Some small dog breeds are known to be brave to the point of stupidity to protect their family. ”
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