Security Dog Types: Protection Dogs, Guard Dogs, And Watch Dogs

Dogs have many applications in the security sector. Three of the main ones are for protection, guarding, and watching and alerting their handler to the presence of intruders. All three serve unique purposes, and while they do have a degree of interchangeability, should not be confused with each other. Given this, it is also important to consider which breeds are most suited to each role.

Protection dogs are our first and primary speciality. In fact, they are what our company has been named after! A protection dog will be intelligent, obedient, protective, of balanced temperament, and above all controlled by its handler. The protection dog and handler will form a highly effective team, with the former primarily relying on the latter’s instructions. As such, trainability is an extremely significant factor in selecting which breeds are most appropriate for work as protection dogs.

To this end, the Malinois Belgian Shepherd Dog … Read the rest

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