Articles Archives - Page 2 | High Class K9 Protection DogsHigh Class K9
Contact a Trainer Today: 954-548-8051


Is Your Family Protected? Get A Protection Dog

Is Your Family Protected? Get A Protection Dog

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

>> More About

The German Shepherd: Your Personal Bodyguard

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.


>> More About

The Pros and Cons of Protection Dogs

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

>> More About

Can a Sport Dog Protect

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

>> More About

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.

>> More About

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

>> More About

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

>> More About

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

>> More About

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

>> More About

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

>> More About