We all know that dogs bring so much love to our lives. Everyone who owns a dog knows that from the first day you bring home a four-legged friend, your life has changed forever…for the better. They really are the best.
But dogs are more than just a man’s best friend, they can be a man’s protector as well. When you have a dog, you worry less about someone breaking into your home. You also feel pretty safe when home alone.
When it comes to protecting your home, there are several types of dogs that have their own way of doing things. You have the alert barkers that let you know anytime anything moves outside your house. Here is the list of best breeds that make the best guard dogs.
10 Breeds that Make the Best Guard Dogs
- Giant Schnauzers are not only intimidating because of their pretty big size, but they also have a very intense bark and their bite is not weak in the least bit.
- The Akita is known to be a very intelligent and intense breed. They are very loyal to their owners and are fairly standoffish to strangers.
- Chow Chows have the reputation of not being the friendliest. But they actually make the perfect guard dog.
- The Kuvasz was originally bred to guard livestock which explains why they would be good at guarding your home as well. They generally have a sweet nature, unless provoked.
- German Shepherd is thought of as a “herding” dog and is bred to run the border. We all know that these dogs are usually seen working along law enforcements. They originally were bred to watch for predators. This makes them very intense and loyal dogs.
- Having a Doberman just stand next to you already freaks out a lot of people. That’s why if people saw that you owned one, chances are they wouldn’t even try to mess with you.
- Komondor is a very “reserved and serious” breed when it comes to strangers. They are bred to work alone, so your house is safe when no one is around.
- Rottweilers are intimidating enough to make sure no one comes sneaking into your home. They are sweet and easy going with family, but strangers should be cautious.
- Ridgebacks are very reserved with strangers but loving and affectionate with their family. Originally bred as hunters and family protectors, you don’t have to worry about these dogs.
- Bullmastiffs are brave and loyal dogs that ensure the protection of their loved ones. Their size intimidates many, but they’re actually very affectionate dogs.