Best Guard Dog Breeds

Image Breed Breed Group Size Color Overview
Belgian Malinois Belgian Malinois Herding Dog Breeds Large Dog Breeds Black Dog Breeds Red Dog Breeds

Often viewed as the favorite of the four typ

Australian Cattle Dog Australian Cattle Dog Herding Dog Breeds Medium Dog Breeds Blue Dog Breeds Red Dog Breeds

The Australian Cattle Dog was developed in A

Alaskan Malamute Alaskan Malamute Working Dog Breeds Large Dog Breeds White Dog Breeds Black Dog Breeds Gray Dog Breeds

As the largest and oldest of the Arctic sled

Bloodhound Bloodhound Hound Dog Breeds Giant Dog Breeds Black Dog Breeds Brown Dog Breeds Red Dog Breeds

The Bloodhound is often described as "the dog in a baggy suit" because of its very loose looking skin. It is a very old dog breed, perfected over a thousand years ago by monks in Belgium. The term "Bloodhound" actually refers to its aristocratic s

Tibetan Mastiff Tibetan Mastiff Working Dog Breeds Large Dog Breeds Black Dog Breeds Brown Dog Breeds

An impressively large dog with a noble appearance, the Tibetan Mastiff is known to be a conversation starter and a traffic stopper walking down the street. Along with the dog’s large size, the Tibetan Mastiff possess all of the qualities tha

Airedale Terrier Airedale Terrier Terrier Dog Breeds Medium Dog Breeds White Dog Breeds Black Dog Breeds Brown Dog Breeds

The Airedale Terrier is the largest dog of the Terrier breeds and has been called "King of Terriers." The breed is thought to have been developed in the Valley of Aire, England. It may have descended from a black and tan terrier that is now extinc

Shiba Inu Shiba Inu Non-Sporting Breeds Small Dog Breeds Red Dog Breeds

As the official Japanese national treasure, the Shiba Inu is a charming companion dog with a lively personality, big attitude, and playful sense of humor. Occasionally mistook for a fox with its distinctive appearance, the Shiba Inu is an active a

Neapolitan Mastiff Neapolitan Mastiff Working Dog Breeds Giant Dog Breeds Black Dog Breeds

A massive body, head and bone structure gives the Neapolitan Mastiff a serious demeanor. This large and powerful dog is quite docile in spite of its fierce appearance. The breed is recognized by its huge size, loose skin and the many wrinkles and&

Samoyed Samoyed Working Dog Breeds Medium Dog Breeds White Dog Breeds

Well-known for having black lips that slight

Great Pyrenees Great Pyrenees Working Dog Breeds Giant Dog Breeds White Dog Breeds Gray Dog Breeds

Also referred to as the Pyrenean Mountain Dog, the Great Pyrenees has a long history of being keen workers who faithfully guard their flocks no matter how cold the weather or rugged the terrain. Not to be confused with the Pyrenean Mastiff or Pyre