The Importance of a Personal Protection Dog

October is National Crime Prevention Month, and all throughout the month, the NCPC and its Celebrate Safe Communities co-sponsor, the Bureau of Justice Assistance at the U.S. Department of Justice, will be raising awareness about national crime trends and offering tips that emphasize effective crime prevention.

According to the Bureau of Justice Assistance Criminal Victimization report, Americans ages 12 and older experience over 17 million cases of household burglary, property theft, and motor vehicle theft annually. The NCPC says, “the most effective method of preventing theft is eliminating the opportunity.”

When it comes to “eliminating the opportunity,” we believe there is no better way to do this than with a personal protection dog. Continue reading

Protection Dogs 101

IrkTrained German Shepherds have been used as protection dogs for both police officers and private families for more than 100 years. These dogs are known for being both obedient and hard-working. The breed thrives on human contact, and excels when given direction, top-rated training, a well-balanced diet and good exercise. If you are looking for a protection dog for personal or professional purposes, you will find that the German Shepherd working dog is one of the best breed choices.  Continue reading