Top Watchdog Breeds

Some dog breeds have evolved with capabilities to guard, protect their family and their habitat through instinct. Even if these watchdog breeds are naturally predisposed to do this, they should be trained like all other dogs, and in particular by being associated with people early on so they can distinguish between a malicious intruder or a friend or family member.

In order to carry out this list, we selected the breed dogs with the highest guarding skills based on the number of break ins for the year 2014, based on the statistics we have gathered.

The Belgian Shepherd

Formidable companion dog and born superdog, the Belgian Shepherd is divided into four varieties distinguished in particular by the length, the aspect and the colors of its coat.  The Belgian Shepherd is an excellent watchdog and defense dog used by the police and the military, which is very suitable for families who are rather dynamic, because it is a dog that needs a lot of exercise and which Is very rambunctious. Besides, the Belgian Shepherd excels in Agility.

The American Staffordshire Terrier

Victim of unfounded myths about his aggressiveness because of a mistaken law and hawkers media, the American Staffordshire terrier is a great companion dog, good with children and protective of his family. Like the Akita Inu, this canine has unfortunately long been used as a fighting dog for its strength and courage by terrible and greedy people. A symbol of loyalty, docility and intelligence, the American Staffordshire terrier is also a formidable watchdog and protection dog for it’s family, who will watch over him with vigilance and discernment. Used by the police in some countries, it is also a great aid dog for the sick. Beware, however, where you adopt an Amstaff, This breed of dog is unfortunately restricted by the law on the categorization of dogs called “dangerous” in some countries which induces obligations if not followed can result in penalty or confiscation, fines and especially euthanasia.

The Rottweiler

Balanced and calm, the Rottweiler impresses with its huge and intimidating physique. A true protector for his family and has an certain sweetness with children, Rottweilers have wrongly suffered from a reputation as an aggressive dog, accentuated by the dark color of their coa which also affects the Doberman. A very good guardian, the Rottweiler is devoted to his family and very loving of his territory. PS, the Rottweiler is unfortunately also restricted by law of categorization on dogs in some countries. If you get a Rotweiler it helps to have an heavy duty dog crate like the ones on this site http://www.bestdogcrates.net/escape-proof-cages/.

The Boxer

Probably one of the most kind guard dogs, the Boxer is an easy going dog, docile and obedient. Good with children, it is a formidable guardian, courageous and without fear when it comes to defending it’s family and its home. The Boxer will suit most families on condition of giving him long walks so that he runs a lot and gets good exercise.

The German Shepherd

german shepardFaithful, intelligent, protective and athletic, the German Shepherd is known by his natural working abilities and his elegant and athletic physique. A very good watchdog with remarkable abilities of strength and action in a given situation, the German Shepherd needs to be stimulated intellectually and to walk regularly to burn up his energy. Very versatile, the German Shepherd is used by police and army forces for protection and military missions. It is also a very good aid dog for the sick.

 

 

 

Different Species of Tropical Fish

If you want to take care of your fish and their aquarium, you should try to understand their needs. You can pick between freshwater and saltwater fish. The freshwater fish are composed of two types: Coldwater and tropical. There are a number of types that you can get if you want to start a tank. Therefore, What are the most popular types?

The Pantodontidae Species: This type of fish includes a few sub species, like the butterfly. Their origin is Africa and their maximum size is 9cm. The body of the butterfly fish is generally flat and has small patterns on it. Tropical fish have a interesting look to them.

They have a mouth that turns up and boat-shaped bodies. You will also notice a big chest that is like wings almost. Some of them will be darker, while others will be grayish. In some cases, you will see dark spots or stripes on their scales.

This is a species that is generally quite non agressvie, but you should still keep them together with fish of the same species.

This is not a fish that will mate easily in the tank. If you want fish that will mate, pick a species that is easier to accomplish that with. If you still want to go with the Pandotidae and they do mate, give their offspring small insects to eat. It takes around three days for the eggs to hatch.

 

The Gnathonemus Petersi Species: Another name for this species is the elephant fish. Their maximum size in an aquarium is around 10-11cm and they can be found in Africa and specifically Cameroon. However, in the wild, they can get much bigger and up to 23cm (9 inches). Their chins are long and squeezed against their body. They have both a back and an anal fin. Their color is usually either dark brown or black, with white stripes.

As for where to keep these fish, a self cleaning tank is you best bet.  Go here to view some www.bestautomaticfishfeeders.com/self-cleaning-tank-reviews/.  They will take all the work away for you and make fishkeeping more enjoyable.

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