German Shepherd Dog, popularly known as GSD, is an extremely popular large sized working dog. German Shepherd’s were developed primarily for the purpose of herding sheep. Their strength, intelligence and trainability have made them very useful for search and rescue, military and police work.
Golden Retrievers were bred as large size gun dogs for retrieving shot ducks or birds. They love water and are easy to train. They are popular for being a disability assistance dog used for guiding blind or deaf people. They also make a good search and rescue and detection dog.
Doberman is an excellent guard dog originally developed in Germany. They have an extremely strong bite due to their long muzzle. A Doberman stands on its front toes that makes it fast and nimble. They are quite athletic with high endurance levels and quick chasing abilities.
Made popular in India by Vodafone ads, Pug is now a household name. Pug is a charming and intelligent dog breed having a happy-go-lucky attitude. It is a small, stocky dog with a square and cobby build. The Pug dog breed makes an excellent apartment dog owing to its relative inactivity indoors.
Labrador Retriever is a playful, active and good-tempered dog breed. It is a loyal and friendly dog who makes an excellent companion. No wonder, it is among the most popular and loved dog breeds in the world. As its name suggests, a Labrador Retriever has excellent retrieving skills.
Pomeranian is a small companion dog known for its compact size and thick, rounded coat. Often referred to as “Poms”, it is a toy-sized dog. This dog breed is proud and lively. They are active indoors and are good for keeping in apartments.
Beagle is a medium sized dog and is a popular family pet. It belongs to the hound sporting group and looks like a smaller version of Foxhound. Beagle has a sharp sense of smell and, therefore, makes a great hunting dog. Its medium size and calm temperament has made it popular among pet owners.
Bulldog is a muscular, heavy dog with a wrinkled nose and powerful jaws. The bulldog was bred especially for the sport of bull baiting. Hence the resultant extraordinary jaw strength of the bulldog. They are quite child friendly and one of the best apartment guard dog breed.
Rottweiler is a highly aggressive breed with a powerful built and a formidable guard dog reputation. It is not your ordinary dog. They possess immense strength, endurance and a vicious bite. Rottweiler was used by the Roman army in times of war for guarding purposes at night. They are now used a lot police work.