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Which Breeds Make The Best Protection Dogs?

Priority 1 Canine is extremely selective in the breeds we choose for a reason: we want our dogs to be the best of the best. We are committed to training protection dogs that will provide superior security for our clients. By being cautious and discerning in the breeds we choose, we feel confident that our dogs are capable and qualified to provide incomparable security for you and your family.

Which Breeds Make The Best Protection Dogs?

There are a variety of breeds of dogs that can be trained as personal protection dogs. However, at Priority 1 Canine we prefer to use:

Each of these breeds has a unique set of characteristics, all of which make them exceptional protection dogs.

Belgian Malinois

A true workhorse, the Belgian Malinois not only has the stamina to work hard but also enjoys working. He is confident, which makes for an excellent characteristic in a protection dog, but also lends to police work and even search and rescue operations as well. He is also smart…very smart. He is sensitive to his surroundings, allowing him to alert to even the slightest disturbance in your home. Another attractive characteristic of the Belgian Malinois is that he is very affectionate with families and is kid-friendly as well. He will be a strong, assertive, commanding presence in your home. Often just his presence alone will be enough to deter criminals or foil an attack.

  • Large size
  • Short coat
  • Needs lots of exercise
  • Eager to please

Dutch Shepherds

The Dutch Shepherd also makes a brilliant protection dog. He is dependable, loyal, watchful, intuitive, and alert. These are all necessary qualities for a personal protection dog. Their strong intuition and watchfulness make them sought after worldwide for police and military use, as well as personal protection dogs.

  • Large size
  • Medium coat
  • Needs daily exercise
  • Very eager to please

German Shepherd

Hugo - German Shepherd The German Shepherd is perhaps one of the most well-known breeds around the world. These dogs are known as faithful, loyal, and loving companions who function as police and military dogs, herding and even assisting the handicapped population. One characteristic of the German Shepherd that is extremely appealing is unbending courage. Protection dogs may face frightening, stressful situations. The courage and strength that the German Shepherd exhibits in these situations make them ideal personal protection dogs. These dogs can be trained to do a wide variety of tasks and will excel at all of these tasks. They are strong, agile, loving, intelligent, and instinctive.

  • Large size
  • Medium coat
  • Needs some exercise
  • Eager to please

Regardless of the breed, you select from our inventory, you can rest assured knowing your dog will be professionally trained and ready to defend you. If you are ready to take the next step toward protecting your family, contact Priority 1 Canine for more information: info@priority1canine.com

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