Tiana: What is the best guard dog, that is good with a family, and cute?
I want to get a dog that can be a guard dog but is good with children aged 8-12. Also it has to be easily trained and cute. We are looking at American Bulldogs. Any input?
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Answer by miss.karaa Elizabeth.
they would be good,
but maybe something larger if that wouldn't be a probable.
Answer by mjblonde70
I would suggest a boxer. I almost got an american bulldog but ended up with a Boxer pup. He is the most intelligent dog I have ever owned. He loves kids and other puppies. He is 4 months old and about 30lbs and should reach 65 at full size. I find he will be more manageable because he isnt as big as the american bulldog. I just had a bullmastiff pass away on me in august and am a giant dog fan. The only problem with the giant breeds, is that they can be very lazy and just want to sleep alot. If you had kids, they may get bored with the dogs lack of enthusiasm. I infact loved the passiveness of my bullmastiff but dont have children.
The boxer breed is a natural clown, good with children, loyal and a great guard dog. Mine has shown signs of being a natural search and rescue dog. He is easily trainable because of his intelligence. At 10 weeks he was riding a skateboard!
Answer by combo stiX
Well there are many..
miss k- they are medium-large dogs!
easily trained- saint bernards are easy to train
the american bulldog would also be a great choice!
Answer by cooking grl
purebred pitbulls (american staffordshire terrier) are great for protection and theyre loyal to their family. DO NOT GET ONE FROM THE POUND OR HUMANE SOCIETY! they most likely have a bad bloodline which can mean that theyre aggressive. just train it to be good around people and itll be fine. MUST BE TRAINED WELL! powerful jaws. and theyre so cute!
Answer by kev
american bulldogs are good but they can be a little too much, they need firm training and strong. A boxer is a more handleable size and has that cute bulldog face. They are playful and not as dominant but can still hold their own to protect the family.
Answer by Archie
Answer by alejandro g
I HAVE A GIANT SCHNAUZERS THEY ARE VERY PROTECTIVE AND GOOD WITH FAMILY.THEY ARE VERY INTELLIGENT.
I WOULD RECOMMEND A GIANT/MINATURE SCHNAUZER.
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