Few things are as terrifying as having your own safety or the safety of your family threatened by a violent person. Even the thought of this kind of danger can be quite disconcerting. Learning of a home invasion or assault in your community may have you considering what you can do to protect yourself, your family, and your property. Perhaps you have considered getting an alarm system or purchasing a gun. Another option you should consider is a personal or estate protection dog. Ensuring your personal safety and the safety of your family is of critical importance, and a multi-faceted
It is fairly common nowadays to observe children or adults go out accompanied by a protection dog of some sort. These dogs are not only their best friend, but also served as a warning system and deterrent for any criminal that might think of their individual. Dogs not only are equipped with a formidable set of teeth, but their barking helps warn people in the immediate area to watch for danger and to possibly get help.
Today, dogs are not welcome in many buildings, events or schools for various reasons. If the dogs are trained, regularly vaccinated, licensed and groomed, these
The Shepherd breed whether we speak about German Shepherds, Dutch Shepherds or Belgian Malinois are all famous for their strength, intelligence and loyalty. Originally bred as working dogs for farmers in the 1800s, their unique skill set proved invaluable in the world conflicts of the early 20th century. This led to their widespread adoption by both military and police forces all over the world as well as their appearance in film and television. Their intelligence and eagerness to please their masters makes them ideal working animals, and their medium to large size and incredible strength allow them get tough when necessary.
If you are worried about your safety and security at home, you are not alone, and you have plenty of reasons to be concerned since according to the FBI in 2014 there were approximately 1.2 million violent crimes reported nationwide including over 14,000 murders, 80,000 rapes and over 8 million property crimes. The chilling fact is that most of these heinous crimes happened right at home. There are many steps that you can take to secure your home, such as investing in a home alarm system, updating your landscape lighting and more but how effective are these “passive” solutions when they
The short answer is yes some can but not without further training, while others simply cannot.
The truth is that dog sports or disciplines like Shutzhund (IPO), French Ring etc offer us the ONLY standard in our industry. In our opinion, the best protection trained dog you can have is one that was taught all the bases using sports-based training without necessarily being titled or even having compete. Here is why:
A dog with sports-based foundation training has been very through and detailed training since the intent is to compete in very stringent and highly competitive sports where dogs win or loose by fractions
The American Bully is a happy, outgoing, stable and confident dog. They are gentle and loving toward people. Good-natured, amusing, extremely loyal and an affectionate family pet. Almost always obedient, this dog wants nothing more than to please its master. It can be an extremely courageous and intelligent guard dog that is very full of life. This breed possesses the loyalty and stability of the American Pit Bull Terrier while retaining the sociable, amiable, and outgoing temperament of the American Staffordshire Terrier. This unique breed is noted for displaying extreme tolerance with children and an overwhelming eagerness to please its family.
Neonatal Period (0-12 Days):
The puppy responds only to warmth, touch, and smell. He cannot regulate body functions such as temperature and elimination.
Transition Period (13 – 20 Days):
Eyes and ears are open, but sight and hearing are limited. Tail wagging begins and the puppy begins to control body functions.
Awareness Period (21 – 28 Days):
Sight and hearing functions well. The puppy is learning that he is a dog and has a great deal of need for a stable environment.
Canine Socialization Period (21 – 49 Days):
Interacting with his mother and littermates, the pup learns various canine behaviors. He is now aware of the
Our dogs will have obedience training and they will listen to you but as a well known dog trainer once said “A dog can love you and not respect you”.
People often think they can just bring a new dog home and let the dogs work things out themselves because their dogs are not aggressive. In some cases yes this can work but reality is that dog fights are possible and unless you take the proper steps you could find yourself in a potentially dangerous situation. It has nothing to do with the new dog been protection trained or even the
Improving home security is relatively easy. Increasing your security outside the home imposes different challenges.
Experts were asked about home security. Jack MacLean (Secrets of a Superthief) reports the results of a survey of over 300 prison inmates who’d been convicted of burglary or other residential crimes. Three of the questions were about dogs and home security:
Would dogs scare you away?
65% said that dogs of good size and unfriendly persuasion would scare them away
35% said no dog would scare them away.
Based on reassessment of responses, MacLean concludes that over 95% would indeed be scared away
What would scare you away from a
A professionally trained protection dog can be an excellent companion for a woman. As a matter of fact, a significant number of our customers are women or husbands looking for added security for their at home wives and even fathers looking for that extra protection for their gone-away-to college daughter.
Our dogs are socialized and worked around women and can be custom trained for your specific lifestyle. Whether you are active or sedentary, single or married, mother or not, who enjoys walking, hiking, jogging, taking the baby on the stroller or just been at home, we can match and custom train a