Dog Groups - Working Dogs
think their name tells it all, heroic and dependable,
guarding, rescue, searching----- Doberman Pinscher, Siberian
Husky, Great Dane and St Bernard. Dogs who have been bred
to perform guarding duties, and physical work/ rescue
work. They make great pets & friends but their size
often has to be a consideration.
Working dogs (Akita, Boxer, Doberman, Great Dane,
Newfoundland) are born to “work” at a specific physical
job, whether it be guarding, hauling, rescuing or sledding. Many
are not ideal as family pets, but can be with proper socialisation
and obedience training. Independent, strong willed and physically
overpowering, they must be kept under control and gets lots of
examples of dog breeds that fall into the category Working Group.
of the above examples make excellent pets, but it should be remembered
that they are generally large and often aggressive. A look at
their background and purpose of the breed will give some clues
as to their suitability as pets, Generally intelligent and obedient
they will greatly benifit from early socialisation.