Are Schnauzers Good Watchdogs




5 Most Popular Watch Dogs are:

(for families that want a dog who will alert them to strangers & scare off  trespassers without having to worry about the aggressive nature of an actual guard dog breed.)

  1. Terriers
  2. Poodles (standard / miniatures)
  3. Shih Tzu
  4. Mini and Toy Schnauzer
  5. Dachshund




List of the Top 10 Guard Dog Breeds:
(these breeds tend to possess a more aggressive nature than other breeds and therefore take a serious responsibility to properly socialize and train correctly. It is critical these breed see their owners as the “pack leader”)


  1. Bullmastiff
  2. Doberman Pinscher
  3. Rottweiler
  4. Komodor
  5. Puli
  6. Giant Schnauzer
  7. German Shepherd
  8. Rhodesian Ridgeback
  9. Kuvasz
  10. Staffordshire Terrier