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Canine Hip Dysplasia

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Canine hip Dysplasia can be a common problem amongst many large breed dogs. Many of the breeds which are preferred by protection dog trainers can be susceptible to Dysplasia. When in the market for a trained protection dog or a puppy that you wish to have protection dog trained, you always want to be certain… Read more »

Origin of the Giant Schnauzer

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According to the American Kennel Club (AKC), the Giant Schnauzer is a larger and more powerful version of the Standard Schnauzer. Since the Giant Schnauzers arrival in America in the 1930s, they have become popular show dogs. They are also gaining traction as loyal companions, police working dogs, and personal protection dogs. Breed Origins The… Read more »

Sport Dogs vs. Personal Protection Dogs

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The terms “sport dog” and “personal protection dog” are often used interchangeably. However, there are some important differences between a dog that is bred and trained for sport and a dog that is bred and trained to provide protection. If you are currently shopping for sport dogs or personal protection dogs for sale, you will… Read more »

Schutzhund vs. Protection dog training

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One of the Bets Protection Dog Breeds

One of the most common questions that I receive is, “What is Schutzhund and how does it differ from protection dog training? First, lets discuss the methodology of Schutzhund and its origins. During the early twentieth century, a founder of the German Shepherd breed, Max vom Stephanitz, was seeking to standardize the optimal utility temperament… Read more »