I'm considering getting a dog for the first time, but I'm not sure which breed would be a good fit for me. I've been researching and narrowed it down to either a Doberman or a Rottweiler. I'm drawn to their confident and loyal personalities, but I'm also aware that they can be strong-willed and require an experienced owner.
I live in a suburban area with a decent-sized fenced yard and work from home, so I have a lot of time to dedicate to training and exercise. I'm looking for a dog that can be both a companion and provide a sense of security for me and my family.
What are your thoughts? Would a Doberman or a Rottweiler be a good choice for a first-time dog owner, given my situation? Any tips or advice you can offer would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!