Frozen Semen

Bloodlines are very important when breeding dogs; they’ve been refined and specialized over hundreds of years to create the best breeds for a wide variety of purposes. Even today, canine bloodlines are still being refined through selective breeding of only the best dogs. It stands to reason then, that when a breeder happens across a […]

The White German Shepherd As a Protection Dog

The White German Shepherd, sometimes referred to as just White Shepherd, is a white-coated colour variation of the German Shepherd breed. The white colour variation has been present in the breed since it’s original development in the late 1800’s by Max Von Stephanitz. Their white coats are mistakenly interpreted as a sign of albinism, but […]

KNPV And The Bouvier

In the Netherlands, during the early 1900’s, the Koninklijke Nederlandse Politiehond Vereniging was founded. KNPV was first created because there was not a organization whose goal was to organize training of police dogs. These founders wanted to spread the knowledge of this type of training. KNPV conducts police dog trials and then offers certificates. The […]

Does Bull Terrier Make a Good Guard Dog ?

Dogs not only can be a loyal companion, they can also provide protection by guarding their human family and the area they consider their territory. A guard dog watches, threatens the intruder, and possibly attacks to the point of their retreat. When choosing a new dog to potentially be your guard dog, it is important […]

Tracking Canine for Finding wounded Deer

Around 15 million U.S residents take part in hunting every year. Each hunter has the goal of killing their game with as little error as possible, so that they can easily find where the game has landed. Regardless of how skilled of a hunter you may be, everyone will eventually make a bad shot. When […]

Airedale Terrier As a Security Dog

The Airedale Terrier is one of the largest terrier type breeds, and the largest among those originating in Britain. However, Airedales bred for dog shows are often much smaller. The Airedale has a medium-length double-layered coat with a soft undercoat underneath a coarse, wiry topcoat. The coat is most often black around the back and […]

KNPV Clubs

Founded in 1907, K.N.P.V., otherwise known as the Royal Dutch Police Dog Association has the job of certifying dogs with coveted certificates. Located in the Netherlands (Holland) this association is divided into eleven provinces, each one having its own board. Each provinces’ board represents the members of the K.N.P.V. at the Head Board meetings. As […]

KNPV And The German Shepherd Dog

KNPV is a term that comes up often when speaking of working dogs, and with good cause; KNPV is one of the most challenging and well-respected dog sports in the world. Between 800 and 1000 dogs get their KNPV PH1 title each year. Of these, only about 5 will be German Shepherds. KNPV titles can […]

Should a Protection Dog Be Spayed Or Neutered

There are many misconceptions about the purpose of hormones in the development and temperament of a dog. For instance, while many people believe that more testosterone will produce a larger dog, the truth is that testosterone causes the bones of a dog to stop growing earlier. Areas of bone known as growth plates wait for […]

The History of French Ring Sport

French Ring Sport is a protection dog sport, not unlike Schutzhund or KNPV exercises, but unique in it’s own right. The sport involves a number of trials intended to test both the dog and it’s handler. Exercises include jumps, palisades, retrieval and tests of obedience, as well as bite-work using a decoy outfitted in a […]