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The American Bully


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.

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Critical Periods in Puppy Development


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

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How to Introduce your New Dog to your Existing Dogs


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

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How a Dog Improves Home Security


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

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Women and Protection Dogs


Women and Protection Dogs

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

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Establishing Yourself As Pack Leader


Dogs need love and affection but also a dominant, alpha leader; a being who is calm and strong-minded. Just like a corporate structure where there are managers  vice presidents presidents and so forth each with clearly defined obligations and limitations it needs to be clear to your dog what his place is in his pack and is your job as alpha to make this clear. Dogs crave this leadership and guidance instinctively. Unstable insecure humans make unstable insecure dogs. Dogs don’t respond to commands from a human who lacks confidence. A good pack leader does not correct his dog

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Temperament vs Character


Dogs, like humans, are individuals. There are two sides to personality, one is temperament and the other character. Temperament is a configuration of inclinations, while character is a configuration of habits. Character is disposition, temperament pre-disposition. Temperament is the inborn form of a dog’s nature; character, the emergent form. So temperament they are born with, while character is developed through interaction with the environment.

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Owning a Dog Is Linked to Reduced Heart Risk


After reviewing the evidence, the American Heart Association has concluded that dog ownership, in particular, may lower heart disease risk.

The nation’s largest cardiovascular health organization has a new message for Americans: Owning a dog may protect you from heart disease.

The unusual message was contained in a scientific statement published on Thursday by the American Heart Association, which convened a panel of experts to review years of data on the cardiovascular benefits of owning a pet. The group concluded that owning a dog, in particular, was “probably associated” with a reduced risk of heart disease.

People who own dogs certainly have more

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Why Get a Protection Trained Dog


The market for personal protection dogs no longer just consist of police departments, or millionaires. Husbands & housewives, single men & women account for 25% increase in demand for quality affordable trained protection dogs.

I too was once oblivious and blissfully ignorant to the crime around me and the vicious nature of home invasion robberies that happen EACH and EVERYDAY in this country. A declining economy, increasing unemployment and poverty influence an increase in robberies, home invasions, rape and other heinous crimes. The disturbing reality is that a violent crime occurs every five minutes and a burglary occurs every 15 seconds in

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A Brief History Of The Dutch Shepherd Dog


The “Dutch Shepherd” or “Hollandse Herder” as it is known in its homeland, the Netherlands, is an FCI registered breed. The official breed club (Nederlandse Herdershonden Club’) was founded in the Netherlands in 1898, and similar to the Belgian Shepherd, the Dutch Shepherd comes in different varieties. The three varieties are – short coat, long coat and rough coat. The short coat and long coats come in either gold or silver brindle while the rough coat can come in gold and silver brindle as well as salt and pepper.

In the late 1800’s there wasn’t as much to distinguish between the Belgian, German

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