The K9 Centre proudly promotes protection dog training services. This skill can be taught to the smallest or the largest dog of any breed without creating a dangerous unpredictable dog in the home but a safe reliable protector. Too many dog trainers offer this service without a full understanding (or in some cases they are fully aware) of the consequences of using incorrect or in-humane training techniques. The cross-section of dog owners that our trainers experience today certainly have an opinion on protection dog training. We have surveyed many of our clients and a resounding majority of them agree that the training is fine if it is done in a way that utilises the dogs natural abilities, is in line with the goals of the owner and is NOT carried out using cruel or inhumane training.
The idea of a dog acting aggressively in the defence of its family may be disconcerting to some readers however please know that aggression is a natural response in dogs and is not necessarily a sign of a dangerous dog. We can train this response to be only associated to a situation where your family is threatened and only to be appropriate to the situation. All other times your dog will be calm, controlled, and well-behaved family member around you and your friends.
There are different levels of family protection dog training that you can choose from. If you only want your dog to bark when someone knocks on the door, or if you want your dog to be a fully trained security protection dog that will engage an intruder, we can train to all of these levels and beyond. Our protection dog training incorporates a sound