Can be reserved and wary of strangers. They are loyal to their family and are best with older more considerate children.
Need an owner that will be a dominant ""pack leader"" to prevent potential behavioral issues.
Intelligent, alert, loyal, and calm dogs. Can be stubborn or willful.
Originally bred for various purposes including the guarding of people and/or property. Individual members of this breed will benefit from firm and dedicated training to temper this guarding tendency, and thus help to maintain safety as a household companion.