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Protection Dog Benifits

Prior to beginning training, all dogs must first pass a temperament test. Our test provides us with information on how well the dog will protect itself, an area of property, it’s owner, and professionally evaluating the dog’s stability around friendly people.

All dogs delivered to families must be tested for CHILD SAFETY and be capable of understanding the differences in real life situations, threats, and normal lifestyle activities.

All dogs receive extensive training, evaluations, and real life scenarios.

Owners receive handling and voice command training while establishing a newer and stronger bond with their dog. Classes are taught on a one on one basis with an experienced professional trainer.Family protection dog

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM A GLOBAL K9 GROUP  TRAINED PROTECTION DOG ?

If you hear a noise at night you can give your dog a command to check it out and the children

If you decide to visit a park or soccer practice, children can safely approach and meet your dog

Your dog will work full voice and hand given commands on lead and off lead

Your dog will protect your vehicle and precious cargo from any unauthorized intruders

Dogs receive full Civil Control Training for stability and versatility in everyday family lifestyle

As an owner/handler you will receive one-on-one training in voice and hand given commands

Although your dog will be a trained property deterrent, you may still have friends and family over for visits.

By: Wendy Aston, Training Supervisor, Global K9 Group

 

Global K9 Specializes in Family Protection Dogs

We at Global K9 Group and Florida k9 Services have from the
inception of our companies specialized in family protection dogs, personal
protection dogs, guard dogs, and security dogs for the family.

Unlike most companies you find on the web, advertising a dog
for your home with your children. They specialize in police and military dogs.
These types of dogs are not usually suited for the family environment. They are
much higher drive which can lead to rough play and occasionally an erroneous
bite.guard dog

This is why we a Global K9 Group and Florida K9 Services,
typically start with completely green dogs that we have imported. This way we
can be sure that they have not been mis-handled or trained with negative
reinforcement. Many trainers use pinch collars and are much too hard on the
dog. The dog should respond to your commands because he wants to not because he
is afraid not to.

Shock collars aka e collars make a trainer look good but
again it is negative reinforcement. You will need to carry a controller with
you everywhere you go with your dog. You want your dog to perform for you without fear of consequences but because he wants to please you.

By: Wendy Aston, Global K9 Group

 

Obedience Training

The difference between Obedience training and Behavioral modification.

 

We get lots of calls and email everyday from people desperately wanting us to train their dogs in obedience.  We love building an understanding between dogs and their owners and are always excited to start working with a new team.

When asked what problems they are having we usually hear things like, jumping, chewing, ‘going’ inside the house, aggression towards dogs or people and being destructive.  We hear, “My dog just doesn’t listen, she needs obedience training!”  While we are happy to help, it is important that we point out the difference between Obedience and Behavioral issues.  Obedience training teaches your dogs commands, or cues.  These include commands such as to sit, stay, down, come, or heel. Obedience!

Behaviors on the other hand are things like, chewing, aggression, jumping and housebreaking.

Sometimes obedience training can help correct behavioral issues.  Teaching a dog to sit, can redirect a dog who is jumping for attention, for example. Behavioral

The reason it is important to stress the difference between the two is while we can certainly train a dog to learn and follow commands.  Behavioral issues can take more time, and consistent reinforcement.  Think about any bad habit you may have, and how it may take you a long time and much willpower to overcome it.

Make sure when looking for a trainer to help with your dogs behavioral issues that you understand the methods used and that you are comfortable doing them as you will be needing to consistently reinforce the behavior you desire.

By Andi Cates, Global K9 Group Trainer

 

Protection Dogs for the Family!

Always have your protection dogSo many companies that have specialized in police and military dogs are now trying to supply family protection dogs. They would like to think that a police street dog or a detection dog can be a family dog. This is where they are sadly mistaken.

Our firm has dedicated all of its efforts to family and personal protection dogs since its inception. We stand by our beliefs that the police k9 dog is just too high of drive for the average person. These drives are needed to be on the street working everyday to protect and serve, but not for the family life style where the dog needs to know what to do if something comes up but doesn’t need to be looking for trouble. He must also be social enough to be with children and guests in the home. As well as being out in public places.

If a person is intending on doing you or your family harm a well trained protection dog will be there for you and be very capable of handling  the situation. Where having a higher drive dog like those used for police and military are harder to handle and less predictable in social situations.

The personal protection dog should be capable of playing with your children and protecting your family without being overly aggressive. The true protection dog is a relaxed and confident member of the family.

 

Buying a Protection Dog

Global K9 Group offers trained and tested child-safe home and family guard dogs. Our dogs are extensively evaluated and chosen for their stability, intelligence, and courage. Our trainers supply exclusive On Site Buyer Introduction Training, instructions, with delivery worldwide. All Global K9 dogs are custom profiled and chosen for your specific family dynamic and lifestyle.Personal Protection dog

Since 1987 our Personal Protection dogs and Family Protection dogs have provided clients with extraordinary companionship and protection. Trained dogs are supplied to owners by Global K9 Group at various ages from puppies to adults. You may decide to receive a German Shepherd puppy with a training contract as young as 8 to 26 weeks old, or your family may need to purchase an older already trained adult dog.

Unparalleled companionship, love, and devotion, are only a part of our dog’s courage to put its life at risk to protect you and your family with the k9 training to back up its ability as a safe and protective home security alternative for the family. . These specially chosen dogs receive training in socialization, positive reinforcement, control, and obedience. Dogs used in families where small children are present are our extremely high caliber socially acceptable trained dogs.

The first step in acquiring a dog from Global K9 Group is to have our Chief Trainer profile your specific family dynamic to insure the dog supplied to you is a perfect match. During this call we will educate you on all the facets of our program. Our goal is for you as a buyer to make an educated and informed decision regarding the purchase of your new family member.

 

 

Global Custom Life-Style Training

We at Global K9 Group are experienced protection dog trainers. Unlike many companies we do not just broker a titled dog. We feel that the dog with a working title needs to be trained for real life situations. This is why we developed “Global Custom Real-Life Training”. Protection dogs

A protection dog needs to have a level of suspicion to be effective in the real world. We every family guard dog that we supply goes through rigorous testing prior to the final training. This testing includes household behaviors, child friendliness, social skills along with many scenario’s of real life dangers.

We have put a new video on our home page depicting “Global Custom Life-Style Training”. Please, enjoy our work and let us know what you think. We enjoy supplying new family members and security.

Wendy Aston, Training Supervisor Global K9 Group

 

Global K9 Specializes in Family Protection Dogs

guard dog, protectiondogWe at Global K9 Group and Florida k9 Services have from the inception of our companies specialized in family protection dogs, personal protection dogs, guard dogs, and security dogs for the family.

Unlike most companies you find on the web, advertising a dog for your home with your children. They specialize in police and military dogs. These types of dogs are not usually suited for the family environment. They are much higher drive which can lead to rough play and occasionally an erroneous bite.

This is why we a Global K9 Group and Florida K9 Services, typically start with completely green dogs that we have imported. This way we can be sure that they have not been mis-handled or trained with negative
reinforcement. Many trainers use pinch collars and are much too hard on the dog. The dog should respond to your commands because he wants to not because he is afraid not to.

Shock collars aka e collars make a trainer look good but again it is negative reinforcement. You will need to carry a controller with you everywhere you go with your dog.

By: Wendy Aston, Training Supervisor Global K9 Group

 

When to Train Your New Protection Puppy

When contemplating training for your dog or puppy, you want to be sure that your dog is physically and mentally ready for what you are about to embark on.

If you are starting with a young puppy it is suggested to let him mature before getting into formal obedience classes. There are two reasons for this: one is that you don’t want your puppy to receive so much information at to young of an age. This can cause boredom which many times looks like rebellion. Focus on behavioral training until he reaches six months. The second is that a young puppy is much more susceptible to contagious illnesses. His immune system is not completely in place there for you are counting highly on everyone else to have been diligent in their care for their puppy. Let your puppy be a puppy, you wouldn’t want to put a two year old boy into the first grade.Global K9, Protection dog, Guard dog, Security Dog

Various parts of training are done once a dog reaches an appropriate age. For example; Obedience Training is done at a minimum age of 6
months old. Prior to that age the focus should be behavioral training such as housebreaking, excessive barking, chewing, etc. Territorial Training (car & home) is done at a minimum age of 8-9 months. Lastly, we do not do the full protection training on a dog until he/she is a minimum of 12 to 14 months old. It is important not to rush aggression training, so you have a dog that makes good decisions. A trained protection dog has to make mature decisions and if he learns the work at to young of an age he won’t have a good foundation to rely on.

By: Wendy Aston
Training Supervisor

 

Global K9 Group, Translates Dog Thoughts

Here I am trying to keep a low profile, due to my earlier discretion.  My mind wonders and ponders on a few subjects, which I am hoping to get some kind of answers to.protection puppies and cats

What’s up with cats? They don’t have to listen, or follow the rules. They have permission to get on the furniture, and when they ask me to play I get in trouble. If I run room to room, it means I need dog training. When the cat does it my people are looking for a camera. They never have to wear a leash.  They get spoiled and they don’t even have protection training.

If my people want me to bark when someone comes to the door, how come they won’t let me show off my protection dog training?

How come the sprinklers don’t stop when I bite them? People always do. Why can’t I chase the lawn mower? Why do people think I don’t want to play in the rain?

Just because I am looking at them while they are eating doesn’t mean I’m a beggar. Maybe I just love to watch them eat.

Translated by: Wendy Aston Training Supervisor, Global K9 Group

 

Christmas K9 Alert From Global K9 Group

The holiday season brings us many new dangers in our homes, especially for our pets and young children.

Not the least of these is the festive plants we bring in for decoration.  You will need to pre-plan where you might set your holiday plants. These plants are poisonous, and can cause stomach problems, skin irritation, vomiting, dehydration and respiratory problems.Protection dog at christmas

The following are some of the problem plants for your pets and people if ingested.

Poinsettia – These come in a variety of attractive colors from deep Christmas red to pink and mottled colors.

This plant is more of an irritant then a poison. It is the sap, rather than the leaves, that causes the irritation. The Poinsettia may cause skin and mouth irritation or vomiting.

Mistletoe – Mistletoe is a tradition that has been around for many years, be sure to keep it out of reach of children and pets.

It is the berries of the Mistletoe that are the problem here, if you can remove them before hanging your mistletoe you will have less chance of an incident. The symptoms of mistletoe poisoning are vomiting, diarrhea, increased heart and respiratory rate.

Holly – Again it is the berries of the holly that can be poisonous if a large amount is eaten. This can cause vomiting upset stomach and diarrhea.

Have a safe and happy holiday season, from Global K9 Group.

By: Wendy Aston, Training Supervisor, Global K9 Group, LLC