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Guard Dog and Protection Dog, Are they the same ?

Never think that a protection dog is the same as a guard dog. These are very different dogs.
The expectations of these dogs are not the same so the way that they act will be completely different too. These short descriptions of each dog how they vary:

The Guard Dog:

A guard dog defends property, that’s his job. Any breed of dog can be trained to guard, some being more effective than others. He is trained to stay guarding one place, working on his instinct and autonomy. A guard dog’s three main duties are alarm, sentry and attack. He will alert owners of any intruders, attacking anyone that mistakenly enters the territory. Guard dogs are under voice and leash control only.
This dog cannot turn his training off,he is always on guard, maybe in a state of agitation, ready to act. For these reasons he cannot be a family pet.You should not try to be integrate him with children.

The Protection Dog:

Only certain breeds have the intelligence to become a protection dog. To succeed, he must have the right temperament, discipline and loyalty.A protection dog is trained to defend you and your family and will protect in any threatening situation. He is able to integrate within family as a pet.A protection dog knows the difference between someone from his family and someone threatening.This dog is not trained to defend just one place, his task is your protection, so will travel with you.
The protection dog is trained to higher level of obedience and loyalty. He will act upon command only. A well-trained protection dogs will rarely have to bite.

Protection Dogs and Guard Dogs are not the same at all. It is important to understand this difference before choosing a dog to work with.

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The Cane Corso as Protection Dog

The Cane Corso is an imposing presence of powerful athleticism. This well-muscled animal with his large head has the physical makings of a perfect protection dog. Before anything else, this striking dog provides a very visual deterrent.

Even its name suggests that Cane Corso was created for the role of protector. ‘Corso’ comes from the Latin’ cohors’ which translates to ‘protector’ and ‘guardian’.

Protection Heritage
The Cane Corso is a strong Italian breed descended from Roman war dogs. He is closely related to the Neapolitan Mastiff.For centuries in rural Italy it was a catch dog used with cattle and swine and wild boar hunts.He was also traditionally used to guard property, livestock and families.This heritage makes him a perfect protection dog.

Protector Personality
Cane Corso work well under stress. He is an assertive and determined character.When confronted with threat a Cane Corso will be ready to fight rather than flee. He will take on the role of protector where other breeds back away.
Guarding his home and your property will be a priority for a Cane Corso as he is highly territorial.He is naturally inclined to protect and repel intruders on their territory. He is extremely loyal and loving to their pack (you and your family) and will move in quickly to counteract any threat.

Sophisticated Senses
A Cane Corso is naturally equipped with sophisticated senses. He can hear what a human cannot and sense danger better than any surveillance camera. He can run faster and further than any intruder.

His high intelligence will respond well to the challenge of consistent training.

Given this good training and strong leadership, the Cane Corso will be an invaluable defender of your family and home.

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Why You Need A Protection Dog In 2017

No matter how much of a cliché this saying may sound, the fact of the matter is that many people are thinking “new year, new me” throughout the early parts of January. Whether it’s a determination to give up alcohol or to start exercising a bit more, many of us will have our own resolutions in an attempt to improve our lifestyles.

One such resolution might be to improve your personal security, to ensure you are kept safe throughout the rest of the year. This means that now is the best time for you to start thinking about getting yourself a protection dog, and we’re here at Protection Dogs Worldwide to run you through why you might need one in 2017…


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Here Are 3 Big Facts About The Belgian Malinois

Here at Protection Dogs Worldwide, we offer the widest range of protection dogs available in the UK and remain confident that we have a little something for everyone. However, such a variety of canines also provides customers with a choice between different breeds, personalities and traits, which can make it a little tricky when deciding on the right dog for you.

Of course, your decision should be based on your own personal preferences and specific requirements, and therefore it’s important that you have a deep understanding of what each breed can offer you. That’s why we’re here to run you through some key information on all of the canines that we can provide, and today we’re going to give you 3 important facts about the Belgian Malinois.


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The Incredible Timeline of the Great Dane

In one of our previous blog posts, we’ve already looked at what makes the Great Dane such an incredible breed of protection dog. From its sheer strength and height to its brave, and yet gentle, nature- the Great Dane is a remarkable animal that would make a fine addition to any home. Our Great Danes are a shining example of how a protection dog can help to keep you safe, and how they are so much more effective than any other form of security.

Here at Protection Dogs, we provide the widest range of trained canines available in the UK, and therefore you’d be forgiven for feeling a little bit spoilt for choice. With so many great dogs ready to keep you safe, we understand that deciding which one to go for is bound to be a tough choice.


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Why You Need A Protection Dog This Christmas

It’s that time of year again. We should all prepare ourselves for a month of eating too many mince pies, opening up our advent calendars and listening to Slade scream down the airwaves- because Christmas is well and truly right around the corner. With the dropping temperatures and the whole world going crazy over a John Lewis advert, time is running out for you to head out to find that perfect gift for someone special.

A protection dog is something that certainly isn’t just for Christmas, but one of our canines would certainly make a great gift this year. You can forget all about buying jewellery, chocolates and other material possessions, because a protection dog is just what your family would like to see waiting at the foot of the tree.


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The Top 3 Heroic Dog Stories

It’s no secret that the purchase of a well-trained protection dog is a sure-fire way of improving your safety and security. You’ll find that no other security measure is able to come close to the high standards set by any of our canines, as they provide you with an unbelievable of loyalty and dedication. All of our dogs have undergone thorough training to ensure that they are totally obedient to your commands, and they also integrate themselves as part of the family.


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Things You Never Knew About American Bulldogs

When it comes to picking out the right protection dog, you might just find yourself struggling with a bit of indecisiveness. Here at Protection Dogs Worldwide, we provide the widest range of protection dog breeds available in the UK, and you’d be forgiven for hesitating a little when it’s time for you to make a choice.

So how do you know which breed to go for? Well, fortunately we’re here to give you a brief rundown on all of the canines that we are able to provide, so that you have all of the information you need to make an informed decision. Today, we’re going to tell you all the things you never knew about American Bulldogs.


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Everything You Need To Know About The Giant Schnauzer

One of the best things about purchasing a protection dog is the wide choice of breeds available to you. From German Shepherds to Great Danes, here at Protection Dogs Worldwide we offer the widest range of protection dog breeds available in the UK, meaning that we are always capable of providing a customer with what they need from a canine.

Our range of dogs is so vast, that you might just find that you’re wrestling with a bit of indecision. All of our breeds are efficient protection dogs, and have their own personalities and traits- which causes you to hesitate as you aren’t quite sure which is the right one for you. Well, fortunately we’re here to give you a rundown on all the important info you need on our breeds, and today we’re going to tell you all about the Giant Schnauzer.


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Protection Dogs Versus Sport Dogs

We all know that a well-trained protection dog is the best form of defence when it comes to staving off any potential threats. You can go ahead and spend a fortune on CCTV cameras or intricate alarm systems- but the fact is that you just won’t be able to find anything as effective as one of our canines. A protection dog provides you with 24 hour security, as well as a friendly companion that dedicates itself to keeping you safe.

In order to provide our customers with such high quality canines, we make sure that we only train breeds that are strong, intelligent and dedicated enough to do the job. This ensures that we are offering the very best protection dogs available, and that our customers always go home happy. Therefore, it’s very surprising that so many people get them confused with sport dogs, as these are two very different things.

Well, we’re here at Protection Dogs Worldwide to run you through some of the big differences between a sport dog and a protection dog, so that you can be sure that you’re spending your money wisely.


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