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What are some breeds that make good medium-sized guard dogs?

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The American pit bull terrier, the boxer and the Australian shepherd are medium-sized dogs that make reliable guard dogs. Also called APBT, the American pit bull terrier has a solid and muscular physique. Farmers and ranchers used to keep APBTs for protection against intruders as well as family companions.

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What are some breeds that make good medium-sized guard dogs?
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Like the APBT, the boxer has a powerful appearance, making the dog a formidable guard dog. These dogs are known for their ability to read people's intentions, and they are often used as guard dogs for the blind. The muscular and strong built of Australian shepherds is hidden behind its thick coat, but these dogs have extremely good herding and guarding instincts. They are often kept on farms, where work is plentiful.

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