WHAT IS A PROTECTION DOG?
A family protection dog is a dog that has been brought up with a family since it was a puppy. It has been fully trained to only react at command. They don’t make their own decisions, they know the difference from right and wrong and will protect the family when instructed to.
WHAT ARE THE BEST BREEDS OF GUARD DOG?
There are many dogs people believe to be good protection dogs but only a dog that has been bred to work for a purpose will be the best. A few of the most popular breeds are Doberman, Cane Corso, German Shepherd, Great Danes, Rottweiler.
This is all down to each dog’s ability. Not all dogs have the ability or the strength to make a protection dog.
ARE PROTECTION DOGS SAFE?
A well trained protection dog is much safer than a dog that has had no training. The reason for this is simply that every dog in the world can bite; just like every human can punch. In that regard, a trained dog knows right from wrong and what is allowed and not allowed. They understand that biting is only allowed when they are instructed to and letting go when instructed to. On the contrary, a dog that has not been trained doesn’t know what’s right or wrong, it only acts on impulse.
If a dog receives protection training from an efficient trainer – a protection dog is very safe.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO TRAIN A DOG?
All dogs, like most humans, are different; some progress much faster than others.
The training period also varies depending on the level of training required. It could range anywhere between 3 months to a year, even more in some cases.
WHAT IS A GOOD GUARD DOG FOR A FAMILY?
This depends on what sort of family you’re providing to. If you’re looking for a dog that’s laid back then a Cane Corso would be perfect. If you want a more active and agile dog, then a Doberman and German shepherd would be an apt choice.
WHAT DOG WILL PROTECT IT’S OWNER?
Any dog that is trained by us will protect its owner regardless of the breed.