The 10 best home and family protection dogs

SHARE:

The 10 best home and family protection dogs

Choosing the best family protection dogs for your home is a hard task to do. So if you are someone who is also finding it hard to find the best guard dogs, then you are at the right place.

 

Before choosing the personal protection dogs for you and your family, you need to look for the pet with the best personality traits to protect them from unwanted intruders.

 

So here in this article, we will let you know the 10 best home and family protection dogs for you and your family to know and decide.

Related Article: The 10 Most Aggressive and Dangerous Dog Breed in the World

 

10 best home and family protection dogs:

German shepherd


German shepherds originated in Germany; these pets are medium-large in size, and originally, these dogs were mainly used to herd sheep.

 

German shepherds are one of the most intelligent dogs breeds out there, and that is why they are popularly known for their services in institutions like the military and police.

 

German shepherds are extremely loyal and protective towards their owners and that is why most people love to welcome them into their house to make themselves feel more secure.

 

Height

24-26 inches

Weight

80-100 pounds

Temperament

Fearless, Loyal, Loving, and courageous

Life expectancy

8-10 years

 

 

Rottweiler

  

Rottweiler originated in Germany. These beautiful pets are medium-large in size. Rottweilers being domestic dogs were mainly used to pull carts and herd sheep.

 

Rottweilers are known as personal protection dogs because of their protective instincts and that is why most people look forward to keeping them in their house as lifelong partners.

 

Rottweilers have an extremely loyal nature towards their owners. Because of their robust looks and powerful body, these dogs can prove themselves as worthy guards and can stop any unwanted intruder from entering your house.

 

Height

61-69 cm

Weight

55-60 kgs

Temperament

Fearless, Devoted, and courageous

Life expectancy

8-10 years

 

 

Bullmastiff

 

Bullmastiff originated in the united kingdom; these pets are mostly large in size, and originally, these dogs were bred to guard estates.

 

Bullmastiff is one of the most popular dogs to protect their owner or guard estates as these dogs were developed with an instinct by gamers to protect their land from any poacher.

 

Bullmastiff is one of the most intelligent pets with a strong body that can easily help them to stop any unwanted intruder from entering their house.

 

Height

64-68 cm

Weight

50-59 kgs

Temperament:

Loyal, Powerful, loving, and calm

Life expectancy:

8-10 years

 

Related Article: The 10 Smartest Small Dog Breeds In The World

Doberman


Doberman was originated in Germany; these pets are medium-large in size, and originally, these dogs were bred to guard big estates.

 

Doberman is extremely intelligent with a friendly nature and an athletic build. Because of their athletic build, it was common to see them as police or military dogs.

 

Doberman is known as one of the fittest breeds out there. Doberman is completely fearless and is extremely loyal towards their owners, and that is why most people love to keep them in their homes as loyal lifelong partners.

 

Height

66-72 cm

weight

40-45 kgs

Temperament

Intelligent, Fearless, loyal, and confident

Life expectancy

10-13 years

 

Komondor

Komondor was originated in Hungaria. These dogs are medium-large in size, and originally these dogs were bred to herd and guard livestock. Komondor has a corded coat, and that is why these dogs are referred to as mop dogs.

 

Komondor is known because of its unique dreaded looks, but don't let it fool you as they have a strong body and an instinct to protect their owners from any type of upcoming danger. With a little training, these dogs can prove themselves to be worthy enough to protect their owners.

 

Height

71-76 cm

Weight

50-60 kg

Temperament

Affectionate, Fearless, calm, and steady

Life expectancy

10-12 Years

 

 

 

Giant schnauzer


The giant schnauzer is the largest schnauzer breed among the schnauzers, which makes them a perfect candidate for anyone who is looking to adopt a good guard for their family.

 

Although the schnauzer’s size can be intimidating, the temperament of these dogs is calm, intelligent and loyal towards their family. These dogs are also packed traits like power, strong and dominant, which can protect their family.

 

One look at these dogs can keep any intended danger at bay as these dogs are not only intimidating to look at, but their gaze is also sharp, and with their long legs, no prey is out of their reach.

 

 

Life expectancy

12 - 15 years.

Weight

37 - 48 kgs.

Temperament

Powerful, dominant, kind, strong-willed, making intelligent, loyal.

 

 

Tibetan Mastiff


These dogs boost a double coat which makes them look furry and also gives off a fierce and intimidating look that is enough to make anyone tremble. Like the giant schnauzer, these dogs are also powerful and loyal, which makes them a good candidate for anyone looking to get a guard dog for their family.

 

As these dogs have a double coat, they are furry and cute, making them easy to approach for the kids. As these dogs are also energetic and protective, they can also play with your kids and protect them at the same time.

 

With some strong-willed and tenacious traits, they can be one big nightmare for anyone intending danger to your family.

 

 

Life expectancy

12 - 15 years.

Weight

34 - 54 kgs.

Temperament

Strong-willed, intelligent, aloof, protective, tenacious.

 

 

Akita


Hailing from the mountainous regions of northern Japan, these dogs are one of the top candidates when it comes to a good guard dog for the family. These dogs are not only friendly and furry, but they are also extremely loyal and intelligent, making them a good friend for the family.

 

As they are from the mountainous region, they boost a substantial amount of strength and agility, making them a fast runner. These dogs thrive on human interaction and are protective of anyone they consider their family.

 

These dogs are also composed and think of every situation before reacting. All in all, these dogs will keep you and your family away from any danger.

 

 

Life expectancy

10 - 12 years.

Weight

64 - 70 kgs.

Temperament

Composed, faithful, stubborn, intelligent, receptive, loyal, courageous.

 

 

Rhodesian ridgeback


These dogs are known for their ridgeback hunting and guarding traits, making them suitable candidates for hunting and guarding.

 

With some of the mischievous and loyal traits, they are easy to approach and playful towards the kids. Once you are close to this dog, you can always count on it to keep any intended or unintended danger at bay. There is also footage of these dogs saving their owners from harm. Thus, you can always count on them to come through.

 

Like some other dogs in this list, these dogs are also strong-willed and dignified, which see through their task till the end and do not give up on protecting their family.

 

Life expectancy

12 - 15 years.

Weight

36 - 41 kgs.

Temperament

Loyal, sensitive, strong-willed, intelligent, dignified, mischievous.

Puli



These dogs are known for their long hair, which feels like a deadlock. This hair increases the dog’s furriness and cuteness enormously, making these dogs easy to approach and friendly for everyone, kids and adults alike.

 

 These dogs are also herding dogs that are known to be good livestock guardians meaning that these dogs are strong enough to keep you and your family safe from any intended danger.

 

As these dogs are intelligent, agile, and obedient, they are also great with kids and can keep calm and friendly with them.

 

 

Life expectancy

12 - 16 years.

Weight

13 - 15 kg.

Temperament

Obedient, agile, intelligent, loyal, energetic, faithful.

 

Conclusion:

Choosing one of the best dogs for you and your family is a hard task as there are hundreds of breeds out there. Dogs are one of the most loyal and faithful pets one can ever wish for; they can lay their own lives just to protect their owners.

 

Do let us know what type of dog you have welcomed in your home to protect it from any intruder or what type of breed you are looking for you and your family and if you are looking for a breed to be in your house then here for you, we shared the 10 best home and family protection dogs for you to know and decide.

 

Do let us know in the comments section what type of dog breed you have chosen to be a part of your family.

COMMENTS

Name

Dog breeds,7,Dog Food,1,Dog Health,11,Dog Training,18,Review,3,
ltr
item
Basic Dog Trainings: The 10 best home and family protection dogs
The 10 best home and family protection dogs
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-af70nmjkso0/YGgiapbAcwI/AAAAAAAACcg/3ZnwMU_0498Tyx9-oPUMIbdLtPCLflg8gCLcBGAsYHQ/s16000/Komondor.jpg
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-af70nmjkso0/YGgiapbAcwI/AAAAAAAACcg/3ZnwMU_0498Tyx9-oPUMIbdLtPCLflg8gCLcBGAsYHQ/s72-c/Komondor.jpg
Basic Dog Trainings
https://www.basicdogtrainings.com/2021/03/%20home-and-family-protection-dogs.html
https://www.basicdogtrainings.com/
https://www.basicdogtrainings.com/
https://www.basicdogtrainings.com/2021/03/%20home-and-family-protection-dogs.html
true
647961611960827357
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share to a social network STEP 2: Click the link on your social network Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy Table of Content