Guard Dogs are the one used as watch or attack dog’s used to keep watch on the unwanted animals and people. These dogs prevent the entry of unknown people or object to the property. The reason these breeds are best guards is the scary and intimidating looks. These dogs are capable of causing damage to outer objects and people. These breeds are provided with proper guard training. The dogs who have not gone through any training will not cause any damage, they will just bark. The guard dogs do an excellent job in scaring the unwanted objects.
The guard dogs bark loudly to make the owners aware of some suspect’s presence. These dogs are capable to attacking the suspect. The livestock guard dogs are large and strong enough to make the predators like wolf run away. The guard dogs are trained to be aggressive and attack the suspect. Due to physical strength, loyalty, courage, resistance to pain and temperament the dog trainers consider some breeds to be the best guard dogs.The well known Guard Dogs Breed are:
- German Shepherd
- Doberman Pinscher
- American Staffordshire Terrier
- Akita Inu
- Giant Schnauzer
- Rhodesian Ridgeback
These dogs are fearless, bold and very confident. The Germans are quick learners and are extremely intelligent dogs who follow the instructions very perfectly. These dogs are mostly used as Police Dogs. These dogs have calm behavior with family, and react very frequently if someone tries to threatened the family.
This breed is preferably used as herding dogs. This breed of dog is very protective towards the family. The Rottweilers are intelligent and loyal to their owners. This breed do not accept the outsiders easily until they are introduced by the family.
Doberman Pinscher are very great guard dogs. They are very fast dogs and take very little time to reach anywhere. The Doberman Pinnscher are known to be one of the smartest breed of dog in the world. They are loyal dogs, and posses the quality live alert and fearless.
Bullmastiff have qualities like they have great physical strength and are very courageous. This breed is extremely loyal to the family have very high instincts of protection. This breed uses its full strength to block the way of the suspect. These are very loving domestic pets but however are very docile in a family environment.
American Staffordshire Terrier:
The American Staffordshire were basically bred for bear and bull fights. They are excellent guard dogs as they posses qualities like being aggressive and protective. This nature can cause harm to the family as well so they must be socialized at early ages.
This breed is very affectionate towards the family and is very loyal. These dogs are very protective toward the family and the members so have strong instinct to guard. They are very stiff towards strangers.
The Akita Inu are silent guard dogs with great body strength and aggression which is present naturally in this breed. This breed get so aggressive that they are not recommended to first time owner’s of dog. If this dog is owned they must be sent under immediate obedience training.
Giant Schnauzers are dominant personality dogs who must be provided with strict training as they are very strong and powerful. These dogs require proper attention with physical and mental stimulation. They are excellent guard dogs and are very loyal to the family. This dog breed is scary and compact.
Rhodesian Ridgeback are independent nature dogs. These dogs were prominently bred to hunt lions and drive the strong prey away. This breed barks when needed so the bark must be taken seriously. They must be trained to be obedient as they are not naturally obedient.
This dog breed is very friendly with the family including children. They are mild mannered dogs and avoid showing aggression until needed to an extreme. They mostly get aggressive when needed to protect the family against any suspect.