With the ownership of a family protection dog, it is important to be aware of the health risks that could pose a possible threat to your dogs well being. Just like a human, dogs are susceptible to cancer and tumors. In fact, cancer rates have been skyrocketing in both humans and canines in recent years.Read entire entry »
American troops in Afghanistan and Iraq have been taking assistance from military personal protection dogs for several years. These trained dogs perform crucial tasks like bomb detection with their handlers. They also undergo intense training before they are put on-duty.
Guarding the Man-Kind Since Early Times
Dogs have worked alongside armed forces on battlefields for centuries.
Family Protection dogs are curious. They like to head outside and explore the yard. But during the warmer months, their freedom-loving nature might get them in trouble, especially with skunks.
That’s right. It’s the summer season, which means that skunks will be heading to your yards at dawn and dusk.Read entire entry »
One major thing that dog owners fail to address is the dental health of their furry friends and personal protection dogs. Many are used to heading to the vet for vaccinations and grooming but do not think about getting a dental check-up done. However, in reality, oral hygiene is just as important for your personal protection dog.Read entire entry »
Over the years, more and more airlines are allowing pet owners to travel with their pets. This has resulted in a massive improvement in the pet travel culture. However, with the increase of pet travel also brings the increase of pet allergies while traveling.
For many, allergies can easily be triggered when a pet is on board, even if it is quite a distance from the victim.Read entire entry »
Dog owners are quite close to their canine friends. Although we are the “Alphas” in the relationship between us and our dogs, many don’t realize that dogs are actually very much like us. In fact, recent research on dog behavior suggests that dogs are very similar to humans in their characteristics.Read entire entry »
Dogs are a man’s best friend. Because of this, when we look at our dogs, we tend to immediately feel the love we have for them. Takefumi Kikusui, a professor of veterinary medicine at Azabu University in Japan studied the chemical changes that occur when a man and his dog stare into each other’s eyes.
Let’s take a more in-depth look at the science behind this study.Read entire entry »
Doesn’t your dog’s eyes just melt your heart? Well, did you know that the puppy stare that you get from your
Well, did you know that the puppy stare that you get from your family protection dog is actually making the bond between you and your furry friend stronger.Read entire entry »
The Truth About Tick Season
Many pet owners think tick season occurs during the winter months but you should know that it actually begins in early spring. Usually, ticks are not detected until 6-7 months post infection. This usually falls during winters, however, in the spring is when you should be more cautious about your pets and ticks.
When an emergency such as a natural disaster strikes, you are bound to make yourself and your family safe first. However, family protection dogs are also part of your family and you wouldn’t like them to risk their lives for you either.Read entire entry »