At Total K9 we believe that if a dog is a man’s best friend, a protection dog is a best friend, look out, family guardian and personal helper.
Dogs are incredibly intelligent and often intuitive, making them very aware of everything that’s going on around them. From being able to pick up on human emotions to know when someone is nearby even before you can hear them, dogs seem almost omnipresent in their intuitiveness. Some people even believe they can sense nearby spirits or predict when someone is going to die, and while we can’t confirm dogs can do those things, here are three things they definitely can predict:
We all know that dogs keep us happy and make the best furry companions. But did you know that according to research, owning a content, well-trained pup might just increase your chances of a long life?
Knowing what your dog knows about you maximises what can be achieved in residential dog training.
Although we are often unaware of how our emotions are affecting our body language, our canine companions will be sure to know how
Dog owners are now being warned to look after their family protection dogs and other pets, and be on the lookout for signs of Babesiosis, a tick-borne disease that can be fatal for dogs.
The first recorded outbreak of the disease has now been seen in the UK, with animal disease experts blaming
The saying you can’t teach an old dog new tricks is a bit misleading – after all, with the right residential dog training or the pet and working dog training from the professionals, you can break almost any behavioural trait or, in fact, teach them new skills.
Point in case is this charity exhibition tennis game in Brazil organised by the Association of Animal Wellbeing to show that shelter dogs can be
If you’re looking at investing in personal protection dogs, it might be wise to avoid buying a Chow Chow, as new research has revealed that these dogs are in fact the most claim prone, so you could find yourself spending a lot of money on insurance.
Conducted by Direct Line Pet Insurance, the study found that 64 per cent of these dogs have had incidents that resulted in their owners having to
If you’ve got a Labrador retriever as a family protection dog, you need to be aware that this particular breed can be prone to weight issues as they approach middle age.
According to new research from Edinburgh University, between the ages of one and four, these dogs will gain an average of
A woman is hailing her canine companion as an exceptional guard dog after the pooch earned its stripes by scaring off a marauding bear.
Kate Cholewa was at the Point of Rocks Fishing Access Site at Yellowstone River in Missouri, US, when the bear attacked her. Talking to the Bozeman Daily Chronicle, she said she was walking her 12-year-old black Labrador mix Carmen at the time of the incident.
Ms Cholewa claimed the canine’s hackles rose, and she was suddenly face-to-face with the
A crowdfunding campaign is now underway to find and train two maremma to serve as guard dogs and protect colonies of penguins on Middle Island, just off the coastal town of Warrnambool in Victoria, from fox attacks, the Guardian reports.
Maremmas are working dogs that are usually used to protect livestock but they were introduced to Middle Island back in
If you’re in the UK and looking for guard dogs for sale, it’s unlikely that wolf attacks will be high on your list of concerns, but not so if you’re in the US where one poor dog has just been bitten by a pack of wolves – and seriously injured into the bargain.
Sheep dog Johnsey, a cross between a Great Pyrenees, Maremma and Akbash, was looking after some 200 sheep in a field in north-east Washington when the incident occurred, the first of its kind involving the Huckleberry wolf pack since summer 2014
If you’re considering protection dogs for sale, you need to take a look at Hulk, the biggest pitbull in the world who weighs in at 12 stone, should you feel you need inspiration about what kind of breed to go for as a guard dog.
People may want to keep a closer eye on their guard dogs and pets in the future, as new figures have been revealed showing that the UK has seen a 20 per cent hike in the number of dognappings in the last two years.
With the all the tests and training in place to root out the best dogs for police work, it’s no surprise that these animals also make great guard dogs, and we think you’ll find there are great qualities present in working dogs of all kinds.
If you’re looking for police dogs for sale,