How to Train a Protection Dog?

What age should you start protection dog training?

Assuming you have a dog with the genetic background to do the work, protection training should begin around 8 weeks of age.

Can a protection dog be a family pet?

Protection dogs are family dogs that will protect and defend their family in any situation they feel is threatening. Some of the most popular breeds for protection are Rottweilers, German Shepherds and Giant Schnauzers. The Doberman is the only working dog bred specifically as a protection dog.

Should I train my dog for protection?

Don’t even think about training them to guard or protect until they have the basic commands down. Once a dog is trained to be a guard dog you must keep up their training daily. … A trained protection or guard dog may be considered a liability and open you up for lawsuits if they do bite someone.