Rottweilers are very intelligent dogs with a strong sense of loyalty. They have been bred since ancient times for hunting and war. Their large size makes them ideal for such tasks. However, they do not make good guard dogs because their powerful jaws would easily tear apart any human or canine opponent. Therefore, they were developed into working dog rather than fighting dog. Today, there are several breeds of rottweiler available in the market. These include: Siberian Husky Cross (SHC)
German Shepherd Dog (GSD)
Dogo Argentino (Argentinean Mastiff)
The main characteristics of a rottweiler are its small size, long coat and powerful build. A typical rottweiler weighs between 40 – 50 pounds and stands at around 20 inches tall. They are usually black in color with white markings.
Some rottweiler breeds have different colors like red, blue, yellow and even silver. Although these rottweilers look similar, each breed has its own personality traits.
In the past, some people believed that the German Shepherd was a purebred dog but it is actually a crossbreed of two other breeds called the Alaskan Malamute and the American Pit Bull Terrier. The GSD is a very intelligent working dog that is also used as a guard dog and police K-9. They are also known for their endurance, obedience, loyalty, protective nature and willingness to please their owner.
The Siberian Husky is a working dog bred for pulling loads and sledding in cold conditions. They are very popular in colder climates and make great pets due to their friendly nature and desire to please their owner. Their intelligence, high energy levels and endurance also makes them popular as a sports or working dog.
The Dogo Argentino is a large muscular dog named after the country in which it was bred. It was bred for hunting and guarding purposes. It has a powerful bite force and a confident nature which make it effective at controlling wild boar, puma and even feral dogs.
It also has very keen eyesight which makes it an adept hunter.
If you want a dog to follow you around all day, get a Husky. They’re very friendly and affectionate dogs who will happily follow you everywhere. Of course, they will only do this if you’re involved in some kind of outdoor activity such as jogging or hiking.
They also like to sleep a lot more than any other dog breed so be prepared for some late night wake up calls! They are very friendly, playful and gentle with children and thus make excellent family pets.
If you want a dog to guard your house, get a Rottski. The German Shepherd Dog is among the most intelligent dogs in the world and can easily learn how to do new tricks. They can be very obedient if trained properly and is very popular for use as police and armed forces work dogs.
They have also historically been bred as shepherd dogs due to their herding instinct.
Dogo Argetineans are brave, loyal and fearless guard dogs. They originated in the nation of Argentina and were bred to hunt Wolves. Today, they are still strong willed, independent and have exceptional guarding instincts.
They can become dangerously aggressive when threatened or attacking which is why many owners choose to have them put down if they display dangerous aggression towards other people.
Other than protection, are these dogs good for anything else?
These dogs are very active which means they require a lot of exercise. They need to be taken running at least once a day and prefer torun alongside you rather than be carried in a car. They are also very good working dogs for outdoor activities such as hunting, pulling loads or protecting livestock.
Should I get one of these if I want a guard dog?
Yes. These dogs have powerful jaws capable of crushing a human skull as well as an extreme danger sense. They will be able to detect a threat before you and react to it. Just make sure that you train it properly.
Are these dogs aggressive towards people?
This depends entirely on how you raise them. If you treat them like a leader or dominant creature then they will happily listen to you and respect you. The reason these dogs were used as guard dogs for so long is because of their loyalty and dedication to their duty.
Are these dogs aggressive towards other animals?
Yes. They are predators by nature and have a natural hunting instinct. Most of them have no problem with killing other animals and will happily chase after smaller or weaker prey if allowed outside off the lead.
Please remember to respect all local laws when owning a guard dog. These laws vary from country to country so please check before buying or breeding a guard dog.
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