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Personal Protections Dogs Increase Safety


Dogs can be more than just man’s best friend. As dogs have evolved over time, they have developed a love and loyalty to their owner. This loyalty has been the basis for deep friendships between dogs and their owners for many years, including a natural instinct protect said owner in whatever situation may arise. 

Protecting the Community

Police departments use well trained K9s for protection and to help track down missing persons. Police also use K9 protection dogs to track and take down criminals. A dog’s sense of smell is remarkably superior to ours. According to the article “Dogs’ Dazzling Sense of Smell”

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Common Misconceptions About Personal Protection Dogs


Common Misconceptions About Personal Protection Dogs

 

There are any number of major misconceptions that people have about personal protection dog training (PPD). Many of those preconceived ideas are based on a modicum of facts that have been clouded over the years by personal feelings with a little fiction thrown in. On top of that, the Internet provides a ton of both good and bad information. Much of it can be trusted, but most of it can’t. So, what are those misconceptions and what are the real answers? Well, here are just a few:

My Own Untrained Dog Can Protect Me

Everyone’s heard a story or two about how

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Personal Protection Dogs: Better Than a Gun or Alarm System?


Personal Protection Dogs: Better Than a Gun or Alarm System?

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

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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

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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.

These

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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

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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

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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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