These are the 10 best breeds of dog to choose if you are looking for a pet that will protect your home and family.

These are the 10 most alert guard dog breeds perfect for protecting your family and home

As demand for puppies continues to soar post-lockdown, here are the breeds that are perfect for those looking for a courageous guard dog.

Thursday, 6th January 2022, 11:28 am

The last 18 months have seen many of us welcome a new four-legged friend into our homes, as the Kennel Club saw dog ownership rise by nearly eight per cent across 2020.

But with 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, there’s plenty of thinking to do before you select your perfect pup.

Those with active lifestyles might want to consider a larger dog, while somebody with allergies will be looking for a hypoallerganic dog.

Some are looking for a dog that will make them feel safer in their own home – and, with many guard dogs also affectionate and loyal, they can make great all-round family pets.

Here are the 10 best dog breeds for to protect your property and family, according to the American Kennel Club.

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