A Protection Dogis a highly skilled animal that has beentaught to defend its owner and property. This type of dog is always under control and obeys commands instantly and precisely. This type of dog training is similar to martial arts training for humans. Just because an individual knows karate does not make them a menace to society. It simply means they are skilled in the art of defense.
The same applies to personal protection dogs. They are not "killer attack dogs" or "vicious guard dogs". A trained personal protection dog is a highly skilled bodyguard with the ability to alert, apprehend and hold an attacker or intruder. These dogs are happy, loving family pets, able to accompany you in any social setting. They only pose a threat to a specific type of offender. In today's society, it is comforting to know that your pet is capable of protecting you and your family in a very reliable, safe and controlled manner.
In order to achieve this advanced level of off-leash obedience, or to expect a dog to risk its own life to save yours, a bond of mutual love and respect must exist between dog and owner. To insure this, only positive, praising methods of humane obedience instruction should be used. Then you will truly have a personal protection dog..... as companion, guardian and friend!