How to Train a Guard Dog
How to Train a Guard Dog.
If you’ve ever wanted your furry friend to
become a reliable line of defense, this guide
will give you and your family the safety they
You will need Patience Positive energy and
a professional trainer.
Trained guard dogs are not infallible and
can be a liability.
Be prepared to accept full responsibility
for your pet and understand the risks associated
with owning such an animal.
Select a breed that has a calm temperament,
good socialization, and will watch your property
without being distracted.
Practice basic obedience based on trust and
Teach your dog to respond to your commands
the first time, without hesitation.
Teach your dog to respond to strangers by
barking and alerting a family member.
Reward them with a treat or toy.
Only the owner should offer commands and reward
Expose your dog to all family members and
friends, including young children in the neighborhood.
Train your dog to attack clothing and appendages
without being lethal when your family or property
Post a “Beware of Dog” sign to alert visitors
and reduce the danger of an accidental attack.
Invest in years of training.
A competent guard dog cannot be trained without
years of professional guidance.
Do not do this alone.
Did you know Did you know?
Unneutered male dogs are responsible for up
to 76 percent of reported dog bite incidents
and a majority of other types of aggression.