MEET YOUR DOG – GUARDIAN: “Patient Protector”

(Adapted From Kim Brophey’s Groundbreaking Book, “Meet Your Dog”)

Akbash, Anatolia Shepherd, Bernese Mountain Dog, Boerboel, Bullmastiff, Cane Corso, Dogue de Bordeaux, English Mastiff, Fila Brasileiro, Great Dane, Great Pyrenees, Greater Swiss Mountain Dog, Kangal, Leonberger, Komondor, Kuvasz, Maremma Sheepdog, Neapolitan Mastiff, Newfoundland, Sarplaninac, Spanish Mastiff, St. Bernard, Tibetan Matiff, And More, Including Mixes of Any of These Breeds.

Guardian Breeds were bred to protect home, property, livestock and person.

You Will Fall In Love With A Guardian Because He/she Is:

Cool – Levelheaded and mellow, reserved and chivalrous, he/she has a low maintenance demeanor.

Tolerant – He/she is gracious and gentle and is patient with other human and animal social members.  

Protective – He/she will surely make you feel safer at home alone or walking down the street.  

You Might Find A Guardian Hard To Live With Because He/She:

Opinionated – Discerning and independent of mind, a guardian may be resistant to your instructions.

Suspicious – He/she can be unwelcoming to those he/she perceives as threats to the home and loved ones.

Big – His/her size and strength may feel a bit impractical to manage at times.

You Might Find Yourself Seeking Professional Help For:

  • Aggressive behaviors directed towards unfamiliar people or animals, especially near the home or your property.
  • Wandering off.
  • Not coming when called
  • Protectiveness of owners or other pets.
  • Territorial barking