Monthly Archives: June 2019

The history of the South African Boarboel

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The history of the Boerboel protection dog can be traced back to ancient times. Two Assyrian Kings were recorded as using large protection dogs to hunt lions and wild horses. There is evidence that one of these kings had given Alexander the great one of these protection dogs as a gift. He was very impressed… Read more »

Senior Protection Dogs and arthritis.

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As our beloved family protection dogs begin to age they can develop arthritis. Studies have shown that canine arthritis can affect as many as one out of five dogs. Arthritis is an inflammation of joints causing stiffness and pain as our protection dogs age. The two most common types of arthritis in protection dogs are… Read more »

Benefits of feeding your protection dog colostrum

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All young mammals receive colostrum from their mothers’ milk. The colostrum your protection dog puppy gets from its mother’s milk is vital for nutrition as well as immune strength. Colostrum is not only beneficial for puppies but also for adult protection dogs. Colostrum contains immunoglobulins also called antibodies. These antibodies give protection dog puppies enough… Read more »

History of the Dogo Argentino protection dog

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The Dogo Argentino protection dog was created in the mid-1920s by ANTONIO NORES MARTINEZ. The Dogo was originally created as a big game hunter capable of scenting, tracking, and subduing large predators such as pumas and wild boar. These large powerful protection dogs originated from the old fighting dog of Cordoba crossed with English bulldog,… Read more »

The Olde English Bulldogge Protection Dog

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The Olde English Bulldog protection dog ( not to be confused with the commonly known English Bulldog) is a recreation of a type of bulldog that originated in England between 1600-1800. These protection dogs were originally bred for the now illegal sport of bull-baiting. Contrary to the commonly know AKC bulldog, the original bulldogs of… Read more »

The Turkish Kangal Protection Dog

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The Turkish Kangal is a large, powerful, protection dog with an ancient lineage. The Kangal dog is tall, heavyset, with loose dense skin which helps protect it from the elements. The coats are generally light tan with the muzzles always black. The Turkish Kangal is a ferocious protection dog that was mainly bred as a… Read more »