History of the Border Patrol Protection Dog

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As a trainers, we know that a protection dog must have a certain combination of traits in order to excel in their role. Certain bloodlines have been bred to have a higher concentration of desirable traits, including the right temperament, sufficient pain tolerance, physical strength and endurance, a lightweight bone structure, speed and stamina and… 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 »

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Schutzhund vs. Protection dog training

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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 »