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post #1 of (permalink) Old 01-22-2013, 04:47 PM Thread Starter
Tim Connell
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"Real" Protection Dogs

I sometimes get requests from people looking for a "protection dog" that run the gamut from a dog that will alert to the presence of a stranger, or to alert on command, or to bite on command...and further yet: dogs that will engage in a realistic situation.

As some discussion starters:

What do you feel a dog should be capable of to be considered a "Real" protection dog? Sleeve? Suit? Hidden sleeve? Muzzle work?

What kind of scenario based training do you engage in to fit your lifestyle?

Police K9/Explosive Detection/IPO/Ring
Working GSD/Malinois

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