All Guard dogs are generally large in size. A guard dog does not just need to be used to guard the home if well trained and cared for, they will not only do their primary job but also be good companion for kids.
Guard dogs are ready to take on the world if the need be, if the home or family is at stake it will fight to the death to protect what it loves.
Some of the world’s most reliable breeds are:
1. Caucasian shepherd
The Caucasian shepherdis very popular in Georgia, Turkey and many other countries. It can weigh in at around 46 to 82 kg at a height of almost 88 centimetres. Because of its size you need insure your home has a lot of space to accommodate it but the good part is that this breed is very happy in any climate. This particular dog’s are always ready to protect their territory and can be very aggressive about that. It is imperative to teach it to socialize in order to control its aggression.
2. Argentinean Mastiff
The Argentinean Mastiff has a beautiful short white coat. It is a fierce and extremely territorial dog. They reach about 62 centimetres in height and were once used to catch villains and fugitives. As most other guard dogs, they need typical training in order to temper its aggression. They don’t tolerate other dogs around because of their territorial nature and they can be extremely dangerous if provoked.
The Bullmastiff is a sturdy, alert breed; this particular breed is considered one of the best guard dogs in the world. It has a height of 63-69 centimetres and can weigh between 50 and 59 kilograms. It is expert at following its instincts and knows how to separate friends from enemies very well.
4. German Shepherd
The German shepherd is one of the most commonly used dogs for security; they weigh an average of 22 to 40 kg and are about 60 centimetres in height. It is a fearless defender and is known for its grown up behaviour when it has children around. With its great intelligence and learning ability it is the perfect dog for children and families.
The Doberman is an extremely intelligent, loyal and alert dog. Although it is commonly known for its aggressive behaviour it can be easily controlled. If it is trained properly the Doberman can stop an intruder without hurting them. Weighing in at 34-45 kilograms it is a very strong and agile dog.