The Giant Schnauzer is an extremely intelligent, large, energetic, strongly territorial dog whose life is oriented toward his owners. If he is the right dog for you, he is one of the most rewarding breeds to own, but this is also a demanding breed, and should not be casually added to a household.
The Great Dane is much more of a “watchdog” than a “guard dog.” The phrase “it’s bark is worse than it’s bite” is very applicable to the Dane, as their bark is quite intimidating, but will do very little to actually deter an intruder if one got into your home.
The Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog is dutiful and quickly trainable. This breed is named as such for its streak of "royalty." It is a great watch and guard dog. They will fight to the death to defend their owners and make excellent companion dogs. Excellent with and protective of children. These are active, athletic and mindful dogs with a lot of heart.
Beagles are conveniently-sized, handsome and easy-to-groom, friendly with people, peaceful with other pets. And with their appealing soulful expression, it's perfectly natural that many people consider them as potentially wonderful pets. However, Beagles were developed as hunting hounds.
The Bernese Mountain Dog (German: Berner Sennenhund) is a large-sized breed of dog, one of the four breeds of Sennenhund-type dogs from the Swiss Alps. The name Sennenhund is derived from the German Senne ("alpine pasture") and Hund ("dog"), as they accompanied the alpine herders and dairymen called Senn.
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is not a dog for people who aren' t looking for a constant, close companion. A Cavalier lives and dies for his human, and pines when his human is away. My dogs have even been known to howl piteously when I lock them out of the bathroom.
A Curly Coated Retriever puppy needs more socialization than other retrievers to develop a confident temperament. Many have sensible protective instincts and may not welcome strangers into their homes as will a Golden or Labrador Retriever.
The Irish Wolfhound does best in a suburban or country home with lots of companionship and room to stretch out. He needs regular exercise to stay fit, whether he seems to want it or not. A daily one-hour walk/trot (on-leash) with twice weekly gallops inside a safe enclosed area are necessary for proper development.
Just my personal experience, I have owned a boxer and used him as a guard dog during my college years while I worked as a security guard and groundskeeper. As mentioned, this dog has a grant stance and build for deterring any potential attacks and is one of the most all around athletic dogs I have owned.
Protection trained German Shepherd dogs with highly advanced practical protection training may require personal introduction at your location or at our facility in Rochester, WA. International airports serving our location are SEA-TAC in Seattle, Washington or Portland International Airport in Portland, Oregon.
The Rhodesian Ridgeback is a dog breed developed in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). Its European forebears can be traced to the early pioneers of the Cape Colony of southern Africa, who crossed their dogs with the semi-domesticated, ridged hunting dogs of the Khoikhoi.