Best Guard Dogs In Kenya

What is a Guard Dog?

A guard dog or watchdog is a dog used to watch for and guard people or property against unwanted or unexpected human or animal intruders. The dog is discerning so that it does not annoy or attack the resident humans of the house.

Best Guard Dogs In Kenya

The Rottweiler

The Rhodesian Ridgeback

Neapolitan Mastiff

The Labrador Retriever


Australian Terrie Japanese Spitz


The German Shepherd Dog

Neapolitan Mastiff

The English Springer Spaniel

The Doberman Pinscher



The Samoyed

The Boerboel

What is the most popular dog in Kenya?

German Shepherd Dog

Among the popular breeds are the German Shepherd Dog (GSD), the Rottweiler, the Labrador Retriever and the English Springer Spaniel.

What kind of police dogs are in Kenya?

German Shepherds, Belgian Malinois, Bloodhounds, and Labradors are common K9 police dogs. These dog breeds are known for their temperament, intelligence, and work ethic.

How much is a Boerboel dog in Kenya?

Some Boerboels go for Sh10,000 and some go for Sh100, 000,”

Is Boerboel a good security dog?

They are loving with family members, and gentle and playful with children. But as their guard dog role suggests, Boerboels are fiercely protective when they suspect a threat to their home or people. They require consistent training and socialization from an early age so they are manageable and well-mannered.