guard dog

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guard′ dog`

or guard′dog`,

a large aggressive dog trained to guard persons or property; watchdog.
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Noun1.guard dog - a dog trained to guard propertyguard dog - a dog trained to guard property  
working dog - any of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs
kuvasz - long-established Hungarian breed of tall light-footed but sturdy white dog; used also as a hunting dog
attack dog - a watchdog trained to attack on command
housedog - a dog trained to guard a house
schipperke - breed of small stocky black dogs originally used as watchdogs on boats in the Netherlands and Belgium
pinscher - any of three breeds of dogs whose ears and tail are usually cropped

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In 1957, the center was deactivated and responsibility for the training was transferred to the Sentry Dog Training Branch at Lackland in 1958.
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