It is claimed that female dogs tend to make better personal guardians than males, due to maternal instincts, but males are considered better for guarding property because of their greater territorial instinct.
Despite the natural tendency for the guard function the training is essential to any dog.
Are female dogs more protective of their owners?
Some believe that the male dog is more affectionate and easier to train, while the female dog is more aggressive and protective of its owners and puppies. Well, the truth is that when it comes to dogs and puppies there is no superior sex. The qualities cited above are just the anecdotal observations of many dog owners.
Are males or female dogs better?
The short answer is: yes. The personality differences can most clearly be seen between females and intact (non-neutered) males. Males can be more dominant, territorial, and easily distracted than female dogs. On the other hand, males can also be more playful, active, and independent.
Are female Rottweilers good guard dogs?
Remember, Rottweilers are no more hazardous to a child than any other dog breed. When raised and trained properly, they are protective and loving of their family members. They make excellent guard dogs, too.
Can all dogs be guard dogs?
A guard dog is trained specifically to be a working dog, not a pet. They are used as police dogs or military dogs and cannot “turn off” their training. Guard dogs can be trained to work at 3 distinct levels of security. Dogs trained at this level are not sociable at any level and are not suitable as pets.