Question by : Why is it all the guard dogs that aren’t recommended to beginner dog owners?
It seems like all the breeds that have protective instincts are the ones that aren’t for beginner dog owners, and the nonguard dogs, are the ones that are recommended to beginner owners. Why is this??? I mean the only difference is, they protect you and the others don’t. So then why is it that people say guard dogs aren’t for beginners??? I REALLY want to know.
Thanks. : ) All answers are appreciated.
Answer by finnigan
because the average new dog owner can barely housebreak a dog so to give a stronger breed with protective instincts to a new owner with no experience with dogs is dangerous … and i think if you have to ask this you clearly lack experience with dogs … if a small lap dog is screwed up the family most often still keeps the dog, and the consequences will most often be minimal … screw up a strong breed, and the consequences can be severe … and guess what shelters are then full of, screwed up large breed dogs … dogs people bought attracted to the look and power but no clue how to train, so dog ends up screwed up, owner can not manage, and off the pound it goes …
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