Science 10+ Dominant Dog Breeds That Might Clash With Your Pack  

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If you already have dogs and want to adopt another, you should know which dominant dog breeds might disrupt the pack with their alpha personalities. Dogs that are dominant can still make great pets, which is why we've created this interactive list of popular dominant dog breeds for dog lovers to vote on. These types of dogs, like Irish Terriers and Giant Schnauzers, may not be the best with other pets. When properly trained, however, they prove to be loyal companions and excellent guard dogs.

If you already own a dominant dog, then you are the perfect voter for this list. For those of you thinking about adopting a dominant dog, use this ranked list to become more informed about each of these canines.
Caucasian Ovcharka is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 10+ Dominant Dog Breeds That Might Clash With Your Pack
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Caucasian Ovcharka


The Caucasian Shepherd Dog is a breed of dog that is popular in Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Northern Caucasus. It is extremely popular in Georgia, and is related to the Georgian mountain dog. ...more on Wikipedia

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Perro de Presa Canario is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 10+ Dominant Dog Breeds That Might Clash With Your Pack
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Perro de Presa Canario


The Perro de Presa Canario is a large Molosser-type dog breed originally bred for working livestock. The name of the breed is Spanish, means "Canarian catch dog", and is often shortened to "Presa Canario" or simply "Presa". The breed is sometimes also called Dogo Canario, meaning "Canarian Molosser". ...more on Wikipedia

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Boerboel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 10+ Dominant Dog Breeds That Might Clash With Your Pack
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Boerboel


The Boerboel is a large Molosser-type breed from South Africa, bred for the purpose of guarding the homestead. These dogs were bred as working farm dogs. ...more on Wikipedia

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Karakachan Dog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 10+ Dominant Dog Breeds That Might Clash With Your Pack
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Karakachan Dog


The Karakachan is a breed of dog that originated in Bulgaria as a mountain livestock guardian dog. Other names are Bulgarian Shepherd and Thracian Mollos. The dog is named after the Karakachans, Balkan Greek nomadic shepherds. Due to their conservative stock-breeding traditions, they have preserved some of the oldest breeds of domestic animals in Europe: the Karakachan sheep, Karakachan horse and the Karakachan dog. In the past, this Mountain dog was widely used in Bulgaria as a border army watchdog. Nowadays it is used primarily as a livestock guardian dog and property guard dog. The most numerous populations of working purebred livestock guarding Karakachan dogs are found in Bulgaria and ...more on Wikipedia

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