10 Best Guard Dog Breeds

Friendly, brave, and great with kids. They will bark at threats but show love to family members.

1. Airedale Terrier

Aloof and territorial, best suited for homes with no visitors.

2. Tibetan Mastiff

Powerful and fierce, loyal and calm with family, but aggressive with strangers.

3. Caucasian Shepherd

Revered in Japan for its loyalty and protective nature.

4. Akita

Affectionate and playful, needs proper training and socialization.

5. American Staffordshire Terrier

Hypoallergenic, requires constant attention and mental stimulation.

6. Giant Schnauzer

Fearless and wary of strangers, needs space and cold climates.

7. Appenzeller Sennenhund

Looks like a Doberman Pinscher, needs firm training to prevent dominance.

8. Beauceron

Strong, intelligent, and loyal, but can be territorial and jealous.

9. Belgian Malinois

Friendly appearance but fiercely protective, needs strong human leadership.

10. Black Russian Terrier