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The Best Dogs for Protection

List Criteria: Top guard dog breeds

List of the best dog breeds for protection, as ranked by dog owners and dog breed professionals. A dog may be man’s best friend but they can also be man’s best form of protection. When you have a family and a home that you need to keep safe, you’ll do anything to deter robbers and other people who potentially wish to do you and your family harm. While a security system is one way to keep your loved ones safe, your beloved guard dog can also be the means of protection. Large and small dogs have been known to ward off intruders and warn you when harm is coming your way. If you’ve been wondering, “What is the best dog for protection?” this list has the answers.

 

The most protective dog breed are usually large dogs, like a Doberman and German Shepherd, who are confident, physically strong, and filled with instincts that will protect your family. Smaller dogs, such as a poodle or Chihuahua, can also protect your family by being a watchful eye for approaching danger.

 

This list is filled with the best guard dog breeds that will be forever loyal and loving to your family, while guaranteeing their safety. Defend your family with one of the future best friends from this list.

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