Dogs can serve as adorable hosts, greeting whoever with wagging tails and excited licks - however, in some cases they provide their owners with the exact opposite service as guard dogs. To ward off unwanted strangers many people will hang up the dreaded 'BEWARE OF DOG' sign to let people know that it would be in their best interest to keep on moving, and it can be very effective.

Well, nothing destroys this menacing warning sign like a friendly, exuberant dog posed next to it and as you will see in the list below many of these 'guard dogs' didn't seem to get the message. Big and small breeds, the canines in this Bored Panda collection are better suited for the welcome community. Scroll down below to check out these adorably hilarious images and don't forget to upvote your favs!

#1

Beware Of The Dog

Beware Of The Dog

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Hans
Community Member
1 year ago

"mad dog" just became real

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The ancient Greeks, Babylonians and Assyrians were the first cultures to use dogs as a form of protection. From then on humans have bred dogs specifically as guard dogs. In 1899 German Shepherds were named the original "watch dogs" and have held the title into today. Around the beginning of the 20th century, this breed began to be employed by police departments and the military.

#2

I Think I'll Take My Chances

I Think I'll Take My Chances

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Hope Floats
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh my god, he's such a cutie! ( I think he'd attract more people then keep out!! ).

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#3

Please, Beware Of Dog

Please, Beware Of Dog

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Anne
Community Member
1 year ago

Well, duh.. you may step on it if not warned..

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So how effective are these guard dogs anyway? Well they can actual provide a strong defense even without attacking. It has been reported that 65% of convicted criminals confirmed that the presence of a large and intimidating animal would be enough to scare them off. This proves that having a well-trained guard dog can provide your home with an extra line of defense.

#4

Beware Of The Dog

Beware Of The Dog

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nanashi
Community Member
1 year ago

beware of the blep

Azziza
Community Member
1 year ago

More of a mlem than a blep.

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
1 year ago

Profile Pic and real look....

DancingToMyself
Community Member
1 year ago

Which one is which? :)

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Norman van Druten
Community Member
1 year ago

Hey You! Yes You!! Come here, I'll lick you to death.

David Glover
Community Member
1 year ago

Looks just like the picture.

A B C
Community Member
1 year ago

Aww damn, I wanna give him ear scritches ❤️

Lil Bare
Community Member
1 year ago

"Me like sun on my nose, me wanna lick my new friends nose-harrow-wanna throw ball?"

Karina McCabe
Community Member
1 year ago

MLEM

Lyndsey
Community Member
1 year ago

Cuuuute!!!!

Hurrem Haseki
Community Member
1 year ago

Blep!

sharron lynn parsons
Community Member
1 year ago

Just waiting for love !!!

pony33
Community Member
1 year ago

Give him a year or two. He will definitely take a chunk out of your ass. When you go in that yard

Suzanne Clark
Community Member
1 year ago

Well obviously, he's trying to lure you to your death.

Genevieve Straubel
Community Member
1 year ago

he will cute you to death

Donald Holder
Community Member
1 year ago

I don't know about this one. He may look friendly, but he's big enough to do some serious harm if you enter!

Mónica Elisabeth Sacco
Community Member
1 year ago

Beware of your heart: you'll be bleped!

Jane Zimmerman
Community Member
1 year ago

What a cutie!

Janelle Collard
Community Member
1 year ago

"Dog can't hold his licker!"

JustRoz
Community Member
1 year ago

I LOVE this dog.. !!!!!

Fred Burrows
Community Member
1 year ago

Stay back or you will get kisses

Barbara Cochrane
Community Member
1 year ago

Nobody showed him the picture! 🤣

Sue Clasen
Community Member
1 year ago

This cartel has nothing to do with reality!

Sandy J Renfroe
Community Member
1 year ago

That tongue...

BusLady
Community Member
1 year ago

His FB pic vs. real life.

BUself
Community Member
1 year ago

AWWW

Harleen
Community Member
1 year ago

Yeah, he once stuck his tongue out at the wrong person and they were highly offended!

Debra Davitt
Community Member
1 year ago

Sweet

Shadow
Community Member
1 year ago

Touch the tunge

Chrissa P
Community Member
1 year ago

My dog looks exactly like the picture on the sign...well only when she is in an intense battle with her brother over whatever toy they are wrestling about

Shelley Jennings
Community Member
1 year ago

Aaaaw 😊 just want to kiss his fluffy face all over!!!!

Vero Morales
Community Member
1 year ago

he want cuddles

My O My
Community Member
1 year ago

Tonguebathing

Tyler Grimsrud
Community Member
1 year ago

Doesn't match the picture

Whiterain25 furry
Community Member
1 year ago

so sweeeeet

Hans
Community Member
1 year ago

*prrrrrrrrftz*

Kai Wendorf
Community Member
1 year ago

wrong breed stoopid

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#5

Beware

Beware

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Luis Milian
Community Member
1 year ago

When you go shopping with you mom and you think you grown

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There is not just one classification of "guard dog," so it is important to assess your needs when picking the right pooch. There are watch dogs, guard dogs, protection dogs and livestock guard dogs. Guard dog breeds are trained to pin down any perceived threat when commanded. These dogs can apply up to 750 pounds of pressure into a single bite and tear through both muscles and tendons - which has earned them the other title of “Kill Dogs.” While aggressive to strangers they are gentle and loving towards their families. These breeds include: Doberman Pinscher, German Shepherd, Rottweiler, and American Pit Bull Terrier.

#6

Not Entirely Sure What I Need To Beware Of Exactly?

Not Entirely Sure What I Need To Beware Of Exactly?

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MagicalUnicorn
Community Member
1 year ago

beware of request to pet

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#7

No... Open The Gate, Please

No... Open The Gate, Please

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Luis Milian
Community Member
1 year ago

but that face....

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Unlike guard dogs, watch dogs are not trained to attack intruders but rather alert their owners of any unfamiliar presence that is spotted on their property. Even without attacking they are intimidating, as their warnings can include terrifying snarls. These dogs are good for families due to their non-aggressive nature. Watch dog breeds include: Cairn Terrier, Akita, Schipperke, Miniature Pinscher and Airedale Terrier.

#8

Yeah... I Wouldn't

Yeah... I Wouldn't

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
1 year ago

the three stooges as dogs

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#9

This Gorgeous Girl Lives In My Neighbor’s Front Yard With A Huge “Beware Of Dog” Sign. The Only Thing I Have To Beware Of Is Spending Hours Petting Her

This Gorgeous Girl Lives In My Neighbor’s Front Yard With A Huge “Beware Of Dog” Sign. The Only Thing I Have To Beware Of Is Spending Hours Petting Her

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Mewton’s Third Paw
Community Member
1 year ago

I’d pet her too!

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Protection dogs and livestock guard dogs are breeds that possess combined traits of the other forms. Protection dogs are a mix of a watch dog and guard dogs. They can be trained to attack intruders, however it does not come as naturally to them. Protection dog breeds include: Great Dane and Giant Schnauzer.

Livestock guard dogs on the other hand can be trained to perform the duties of all three of the other classifications. These dogs are alert, attentive and intelligent and thrive in rural areas. Livestock guard dog breeds include: Anatolian Shepherd, Estrela Mountain Dog, and Komondor.

#10

Mom Put This Sign On Our Gate, Dad Said It's False Advertising. Look At Me, Would I Not Put Fear In The Heart Of Anyone Who Tried To Enter?

Mom Put This Sign On Our Gate, Dad Said It's False Advertising. Look At Me, Would I Not Put Fear In The Heart Of Anyone Who Tried To Enter?

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Natters
Community Member
1 year ago

Fear of melting into a puddle of happiness upon sight.

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#11

Beware Of This Cutie

Beware Of This Cutie

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Hans
Community Member
1 year ago

You might stop and adore for a while and miss an appointment!

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#12

The Ferocious Lucy!!

The Ferocious Lucy!!

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Miri Lee
Community Member
1 year ago

That smile!!

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#13

Beware Of Dogs. You Have Been Warned. Not Responsible For Injury Or Death

Beware Of Dogs. You Have Been Warned. Not Responsible For Injury Or Death

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RaroaRaroa
Community Member
1 year ago

I can see how an injury could happen. Tripping over myself rushing to give them pats.

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#14

Beware Of The Dog

Beware Of The Dog

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
1 year ago

Perhaps he is standing on another dog...

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#15

He Was A Feisty One! Undid My Shoelaces A Few Times

He Was A Feisty One! Undid My Shoelaces A Few Times

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Magic567
Community Member
1 year ago

such scare so beware dogge!

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#16

Meck-Pomm 2018

Meck-Pomm 2018

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Kaisu
Community Member
1 year ago

This looks like the friendliest dog ever

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#17

Beware Of Dog (Because She Is So Vicious)

Beware Of Dog (Because She Is So Vicious)

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Kaisu
Community Member
1 year ago

She's such a cutie

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#18

Putting Her Scariest Faces On

Putting Her Scariest Faces On

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Kaisu
Community Member
1 year ago

Can this gate hold the dog though, looks like it could easily jump over it and attack you with hugs and kisses

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#19

Beware Of Dog

Beware Of Dog

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Phoebe Bean
Community Member
1 year ago

Beware, laziness can be contagious!

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#20

Beware Of Dog

Beware Of Dog

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Bengu Taskesen
Community Member
1 year ago

He (she?) deserves attention ❤

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#21

Watch Out Everypawdy, I Is Very Scary

Watch Out Everypawdy, I Is Very Scary

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Mewton’s Third Paw
Community Member
1 year ago

Her fur is so preeetttyyy

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#22

Very Scary Dog

Very Scary Dog

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
1 year ago

Boxers are jokers

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#23

Keep Out. Beware Of Dog

Keep Out. Beware Of Dog

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Kaisu
Community Member
1 year ago

To be fair, chihuahuas can be kind of vicious, though this one looks very friendly and cute in their lil sweater

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#24

"Oh, Hey Burgler, Let's Be Friends! Wanna See Where We Keep The Jewels?"

"Oh, Hey Burgler, Let's Be Friends! Wanna See Where We Keep The Jewels?"

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Mewton’s Third Paw
Community Member
1 year ago

Wilson finally shows his face! And it’s adorable.

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#25

Seriously. She’s Super Scary

Seriously. She’s Super Scary

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Kaisu
Community Member
1 year ago

Look at the ears on this gal!!!!

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#26

Dear Mailperson, I Think There's A Mean Dog Somewhere In This Yard Because The Sign Says Beware But I Haven't Seen Them Yet.

Dear Mailperson, I Think There's A Mean Dog Somewhere In This Yard Because The Sign Says Beware But I Haven't Seen Them Yet.

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Magic567
Community Member
1 year ago

*pose*

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#27

Very Risky...

Very Risky...

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Mewton’s Third Paw
Community Member
1 year ago

OMG Cute! Looks like a Flapjack character

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#28

False Advertising

False Advertising

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Daria B
Community Member
1 year ago

Sign says "I'm the one guarding this place"

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#29

No Squirrel Is Safe

No Squirrel Is Safe

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Hans
Community Member
1 year ago

Her calve-bite is notorious.

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#30

Oh Yes... Beware

Oh Yes... Beware

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Norman van Druten
Community Member
1 year ago

Wouldn't dare go near that place.

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