The homes we live and the neighborhood we are in are not becoming any safer when compared to what they were a few decades ago. The instances of robberies, burglars, rapes and even murders often come knocking in our neighborhood. Though we may not believe that it will impact us, it is always safe to be proactive than being reactive. We could have the best of safety systems, early warning gadgets and monitoring systems in place. But having a pet dog could play a big role in protecting our home, the inmates of our homes and the surroundings. Man and dogs have had very close relationships for thousands of years.They are known for their loyalty and their ability to take care of the homes, and the masters who bring them up and also livestock caring.
However, not all dogs would be able to do the job. Therefore the onus lies on us to select the best dogs for protection of our home and the people living in it. Making the right choice is not easy because there are many breeds of dogs out there. Hence, we will have a look at 10 different breeds of dogs which could help to keep our homes safe and children secure.
Akita according to many dog experts is considered to be one of the most loyal dogs and an excellent pet to have in our homes. They have a tendency to look at strangers doubtfully and this could work in favor of the masters and dog owners. By nature they are not very friendly and therefore some bit of socializing would be required to ensure that they are able to be good soldiers for the our homes.
2. Giant Schnauzer
The giant schnauzer is known for its big size, its blood curdling bark and the bites it can impact on those who are in homes to cause damage. They are extremely protective of their masters and this at times could also be problematic. Though they are considered to be under-socialized, they can be a wonderful pet and one of the best guard dog breeds for families with children.
3. German Shepherd
It is often referred to as a “herding dog”. They were used extensively in the old days to keep herds of sheep and cows together.
They are known to fiercely protect the herd from predators and other dangers. Hence, they also are effective when it comes to guarding homes and the inmates in it.ext here...
Men love to breed this dog because of its sweet nature and amiable disposition. However, at the same time they have a wonderful track record of guarding livestock and herds which are quite large. Therefore they are also considered to be one of the best options when it comes to keeping the home safe from unwanted elements.
5. Chow Chow
Many dog owners often look at the chow chow breed of dog with doubt and skepticism. It is misunderstood perhaps because of its looks, nature and characters. However, if this breed of dog is trained properly with patience and perseverance it could make a wonderful pet for protecting the home and the people living in it. If as dog owner you are not able to train it properly, it would be advisable to stay away from this dog as a pet. It surely has a nasty temperament.re...
6. Chinese Shar-Pei
The Chinese Shar-Pai might look cuddly and sweet because of its skin and the wrinkles which form a part of its skin. However, they are often considered to be extremely powerful dogs when it comes to offering top class protection to the home round the clock. They are known for being aggressive towards strangers.Therefore the owners should ensure that they are trained properly and their temperament is moderated to suit the needs of a dog suitable for breeding in a human environment where it has to come across strangers quite often.
7. Doberman Pinscher
There is a very unique thing about Doberman Pinscher which makes it one of the most effective pets for keeping your home, property and people safe. Yes, it is,the size and appearance of this wonderful dog. It is amiable and has a good temperament and behavior, provided it is trained early and trained properly. The sheer size and looks is enough to keep thieves, burglars and others at bay. Hence, it is a great pet to have in your home where you have children and also to
ensure safety of the home.
The Komondor for ages has been used a dog for taking care of and protecting livestock from predators. They have known to have the capability and intelligence to keep a herd of livestock together even in the absence of the owners. They are known to be serious and reserved with strangers and this makes them a quality dog for helping to keep your home and people safe. They know how to manage things alone and therefore even when the home is uninhabited you can rest assured that Komondor will take care of things perfectly well. Again, you must ensure that it is trained to be sociable.
9. Belgian Malinois
The Belgian Malinois has been another fantastic herding dog. It is highly protective of its masters and the family and would go to any length to protect them and keep them safe. They are highly intense and passionate in their desire to protect their masters, their children and also their properties. Hence, many dog experts and owners consider them to be one of the best choices. They are also not very ferocious and therefore with some bit of training they could be a highly sociable dog without compromising on their basic traits of protection.
Rottweiler is often compared to the Doberman. The sheer looks, size and appearance will in most cases deter robbers and burglars to stay away from homes where they are bred. It is one of the most ferocious looking dogs. However, they are very sociable, easy going and sweet dogs and can easily become a family member. But when they feel that their family members are being threatened, they can be extremely dangerous and protective.
These are just a few examples of dog breeds which are often bred in homes for protecting their families and properties. However, their effectiveness would depend on the training and their ability to socialize with society. They must be taught to differentiate from strangers and those who have intentions to cause damage to the inmates of homes.