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Buying a Female or a Male, Puppy or an Older Anatolian Shepherd

If you are thinking about owning an Anatolian Shepherd, you need to consider a few things. The first thing to consider is whether you want a female or a male. There are some differences between the Anatolian female and male that you should consider when you start your search. The next thing you want to consider is if you want a puppy or an older dog. Taking into consideration how much time you have to spend with the dog is also a factor. [...]

Training The Anatolian Shepherds To Guard The Flock

As soon as the puppy reaches the age of three months, it should be placed with the flock. What this is doing is letting the natural guarding instinct of the dog know this is his flock to take care of and protect. Now when you do this, you do have to keep an eye on the puppy, since he is likely to try to play with his flock. He will out grow this in a few months, but if the puppy over does it, the flock can actually become overworked and die. [...]

Five Reasons Why an Anatolian Shepherd is not For Everyone

There are five good reasons why an Anatolian Shepherd is not right for everyone. The reasons are that they are an overly protective dog, they need plenty of room in the yard, they are harder to train, they have socialization issues, and they have a tendency to dig and chase. [...]

The Beauceron as a Leader

The Beauceron is a dog with a natural affinity for leadership. Indeed, when he walks into a room, he commands attention with his take charge attitude. [...]

The Beauceron as a Watchdog

The Beaceron has a natural affinity to guarding people and things. It is an excellent guard dog whose appearance and demeanor command respect. [...]

The Beauceron as a Family Dog

The Beauceron can be an important addition to your family if you know how to integrate him properly. It is important to be patient. Your diligence and patience will have positive and lasting results! [...]

Maturity of the Beauceron

The Beauceron is a wonderful dog in many ways, but it does have its drawbacks. One of those is the length of time it takes for this dog to mature. [...]

Shar Pei as Watchdogs

With such a cuddly looking face, it's hard to believe that a Chinese Shar Pei could serve as a watch dog. But traditionally in China, the Shar Pei was bred as a fighting dog, that's why its skin is so wrinkly; if struck by an opponent, the folds protect the major organs to limit the injury. Intelligent and loyal by nature, the Shar Pei makes a perfect watch dog for any home. These cute and cuddly pups make great family pets as well as watch dogs. It's like having an alarm, but cuter! [...]

Is Your Family Right For A Fila Brasileiro?

A Fila Brasileiro is one of the few breeds of large dogs raised to herd livestock. They are most comfortable in country settings and can be hard to keep in an urban environment. Since they were bred to herd and protect livestock, they have a natural aggressive tendency to anyone that that they do not consider part of their herd. This can range from other pets to strangers. They are naturally suspicious of strangers and can have an over-protective instinct that can get them in trouble in a social setting. [...]

Lovable And Annoying Traits Of The Fila Brasileiro

If you like the thought of owning a big dog, you might recall the lovable cartoon with Marmaduke in it. He was always one to jump in peoples' laps, almost oblivious to his own size and strength. The Fila Brasileiro is similarly enchanting in its desire to sit on your lap, your feet, or just lean up against your body. This can be either annoying or lovable, depending on how well you can withstand the weight of the dog on your own body frame. [...]

Aggression In Fila Brasileiro

The Fila Brasileiro has an instinctive aggressiveness towards strangers, and it doesn't mind showing it. For this reason, it is not judged on signs of aggressiveness in a dog show, even though some Filas are disqualified for being overly aggressive. It is not friendly with other animals and distinctly dislikes other Fila Brasileiros of the same sex. It is tremendously aggressive towards other small animals, like cats. It will not hesitate to injure or kill another animal. [...]

Fila Brasileiro As A Bodyguard

The Fila Brasileiro makes a fine bodyguard. It is completely loyal to its owner and has a naturally suspicious nature towards strangers. If you want a dog that will put your security needs first, this dog will be more than happy to comply. It was originally bred as a guard dog for livestock, but this devotion carries through to the owner and the owner's household. The breed's characteristics give it a good sense of smell and a powerful and intimidating appearance. [...]

The Alaskan Klee Kai As Watchdog

The Alaskan Klee Kai is being touted as an ideal companion and house (or apartment dog). Small in stature, intelligent, and caring, the Alaskan Klee Kai quickly takes to life in the home and proves itself as a useful watchdog to boot. [...]

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon as Watchdog

There are so many people who have jumped on the bandwagon of getting dogs nowadays. While some of these people get dogs so they can have another "baby" to take care of and dress up, others get dogs because of the nurturing companionship that they bring as well as for a specific purpose. There are competitive people who buy dogs to be trained into becoming champions and there are also other people who use dogs for rescue training or to help them with disabilities. However, there are also people who get dogs because of utilitarian purposes and one of the tasks that they expect their dogs to perform is to become watchdogs. [...]

Duties of the Standard Schnauzer

The Standard Schnauzer is not a true guard dog but is often thought of that way. He sees it as his duty to alert his owner as to what is going on in and around the house. He will make sure his presence is always known and felt. He will make sure that an intruder or visitor knows what a Standard Schnauzer is all about. He takes his role in the family very seriously and anyone who should think otherwise should beware! The Standard Schnauzer originally started out in Germany. He was used primarily by sheepherders to protect and drive the flocks. He would protect the flock from any marauding coyotes. He was bred to be a dog that would take charge and get the job done. [...]

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