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.
Boerboel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 10+ Dominant Dog Breeds That Might Clash With Your Pack
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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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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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Caucasian Ovcharka is listed (or ranked) 3 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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Giant Schnauzer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 10+ Dominant Dog Breeds That Might Clash With Your Pack
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Giant Schnauzer

The Giant Schnauzer is a working breed of dog developed in the 17th century in Germany. It is the largest of the three breeds of Schnauzer, with the other two breeds being the Standard Schnauzer and the Miniature Schnauzer. Numerous breeds were used in its development, including the black Great Dane, the Bouvier des Flandres, and the Standard Schnauzer. Originally bred to assist on farms by driving livestock to market and guarding the farmer's property, the breed eventually moved into the city, where it worked guarding breweries, butchers' shops, stockyards and factories. It was unknown outside of Bavaria until it became popular as a military dog during World War I and World War II. They ...more on Wikipedia

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