Protection Dog Sports
Welcome to our protection dog sports category, dedicated to exploring the world of dog sports that test a dog’s ability to protect their owner and property.
Our articles and resources cover everything from training techniques and equipment to selecting the right breed for your needs and understanding the various protection dog sports and competitions available. Whether you’re looking to compete or simply want to train your dog to be a reliable protector, our expert contributors and community of fellow enthusiasts are here to help you achieve your goals.
This article explores the differences between male and female dogs in Schutzhund training, including their physical and behavioral traits and suitability for the sport.
This article explores the best dog breeds for Schutzhund training, examining their physical and behavioral traits and providing insights into their suitability for the sport.
Guard dogs and attack dogs have distinct roles and express very different behaviors. This article highlights the differences between the two.
This article compares Schutzhund and personal protection dog training, providing insights into which may be best for your dog.
We explore whether Schutzhund training can lead to aggression in dogs and provides evidence-based insights into the topic.
Find out how you can use the sport of treibball to keep your herding dog happy, healthy and mentally engaged!
Belgium Ring is a sport where dog/handler teams compete in various challenges around obedience, jumping and biting work. Learn the rules here!
We highlight the major differences (and some commonalities) between mondioring and schutzhund in this detailed breakdown.
At what age can you safely begin to introduce each of the Schutzhund disciplines into a young dog's training?