Certain breeds have a special profile that makes them a perfect candidate for a service dog.
Below is a list of the top 10 service dog breeds and what makes them such a wonderful candidate for the job.
Giant schnauzers are powerful, compact, and intimidating.
Their extreme family loyalty makes them excellent guard dogs. German shepherd – German shepherds are bold, confident, and fearless.
The Kuvasz tends to be aloof with strangers but craves affection from its family. Staffordshire terrier – Often confused with the American pit bull terrier, the Staffordshire terrier was bred for bear and bull fighting.
Whether it is companionship, safety, or even a hunting partner, humanity's kinship with canines has always been strong.
They are extremely intelligent and quick to learn commands, thus making them a favorite police dog breed.
German Shepherds have a calm demeanor when in a household but can quickly react when their family or home is threatened. Rhodesian ridgeback – Originally bred to hunt lions, this dog has a strong prey drive and tends to be independent in nature. They are said to be selective in their barking so when a ridgeback barks, it needs to be taken seriously.
They are an intelligent breed and extremely loyal to their owners.
Rottweilers are known to be aloof with strangers until properly introduced to them and are very quick learners. Komondor – Traditionally used to protect herds of sheep, the Komondor possesses a natural guard dog ability.