Category: Protection Dogs

History Of Military Dogs: The German Shepherd

The German Shepherd breed is known for its intelligence, its dedication, and its loyalty — which makes these dogs the perfect choice for the military. The breed was first used in the military by the German army during World War

Keeping Your Protection Dog Healthy For The Holidays

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon us, and you are probably spending a significant amount of time and energy getting organized for this year’s festivities. Between planning the annual family gatherings and shopping for everyone on

International Travel With Personal Protection Dogs

Dogs are renowned for their loyalty, prepared to accompany their masters anywhere they go. This is especially true of personal protection dogs who will follow you to the ends of the earth. Global companionship is a heart-warming notion. But the

Personal Protection: Security Dogs Versus Human Bodyguards

You might be considering hiring a bodyguard if you need protection for yourself, your family and your property. But another option to consider is a security protection dog. It may surprise you, but there are many benefits of choosing a security

What to Feed Your High-Performance Protection Dog

Since a protection dog or any high-performance working dog gets a lot of exercise, you need to make sure it eats a proper diet to have the fuel it needs. This is especially important during the extra exercise demands of the training

Do Trained German Shepherds Really Make Better Actors?

From Strongheart to Bullet to Rin Tin Tin, German Shepherds are a common staple of Hollywood films. They’re also a popular favorite in the law enforcement community, often winning medals for their bravery and valor. But how has a breed

German Shepherds Showing Heroism When Saving Owners

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, even on four furry legs. More people are acknowledging that dogs — especially trained German Shepherds — have become the best guard dogs for different situations, whether they are used by law enforcement or for

4 Tips for Traveling with a Protection Dog

They’re great at keeping your home safe, and they’re trusted companions and friends, but when it comes to traveling with protection dogs, some owners feel a little unsure. How do you know if your pet is prepared to protect you

Protection Dogs and Hot Weather: Summer Care for German Shepherds

All dogs face serious health risks during the summer months when the weather heats up. Protection dogs face similar challenges because they: Often spend the majority of their time on the job (guarding your property and family) Are working dogs

How to Care for A Geriatric Protection Dog

Canine aging is very similar to human aging, with many of the most common symptoms including: Vision loss Hearing loss Arthritis Reduced energy Incontinence Loss of smell