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  • 13 Sep 2023

    What are the Main Differences Between Protection and Guard Dogs?

    When clients first email us, they often ask about how we can help them find the perfect guard dog for them and their family. While popular in certain settings, we are not in the business of supplying guard dogs. Instead, we specialise in training and placing protection dogs with families…

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  • 8 Aug 2023

    Getting A Cane Corso – Protection Dogs Worldwide

    Cane Corsos are one of our favourite breeds for family protection work. When well-bred, they offer everything we look for in a working dog. At its best, the Cane Corso is highly intelligent, trainable, affectionate, courageous, and protective. It is a formidable guardian that is equally comfortable as a family…

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  • 8 Aug 2023

    Kongs for Enrichment – Protection Dogs Worldwide

    The Kong is perhaps one of the best ever designed dog toys, and something we would recommend all owners invest in. We have used Kongs extensively, and can personally attest to just how good they are. The basic Kong is a rubber chew toy made up of three increasingly small…

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  • 13 Jul 2023

    Hypoallergenic Dogs – Family Protection Dogs

    Despite their popularity, dogs may cause allergic reactions in a number of humans. While this allergy’s exact triggers are still being researched, likely key allergens are proteins found in dogs’ saliva, dander, or even urine. Dander, or the material dogs shed from their bodies along with fur, is the most…

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  • 4 Jul 2023

    Can A Rescue Dog Be Used For Protection Work?

    In the UK, a number of Staffordshire Bull Terriers have been rescued by police forces and retrained as search dogs. As well as attracting significant media interest, many of these rescued dogs have been highly successful and shown that shelters can be viable places to source working dogs from. While…

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  • 26 Jun 2023

    American Bulldogs – Protection Dog

    The American Bulldog is a large, mastiff-type working breed with roots in the Deep South’s farms and ranches. The descendant of English Bulldogs bought to North America by Anglo immigrants, it was originally used for blood sports such as dogfighting and bull-baiting, as well as hunting feral pigs. Pigs were…

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  • 13 Jun 2023

    Can my Protection Dog Live With Other Animals?

    Many individuals or families approach us seeking a protection dog when they already own other pets. These have been as diverse as gerbils, rabbits, guinea pigs, and cats. In such cases, one of their first questions is whether or not out protection dogs can live with other animals. While each…

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  • 24 May 2023

    Why Owners Should Muzzle Train Their Protection Dog

    Muzzle training is a fundamental responsibility for all dog owners. Put simply, it is the process of training your dog to willingly accept a muzzle which limits their ability to bite. There are a number of times when this may be necessary such as in certain public spaces, or when…

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  • 18 May 2023

    How Much Exercise Does a Protection Dog Need?

    How much exercise dogs need is a hotly contested subject, especially with working breeds. We are often asked how much exercise our dogs need, usually by prospective first-time owners, or individuals and families who have never had a working dog before. Speaking in very broad terms, our advice would be…

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  • 8 May 2023

    Outdoor Activities for Dogs

    While certainly man’s best friend and often very comfortable in the family home, dogs thrive when given proper access to outdoor settings. As a relatively young descendant of the Grey Wolf, dogs as we know them evolved to live and work outside. While dogs do not need to spend all…

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