Protection Dogs: More Downsides Than You May Think

What's the difference between a £40,000 protection dog and a security dog team?

A security dog team is unlikely to bite your kids.

While this may seem like a setup to a really bad joke, the fact is that there are dozens of businesses offering protection dogs for ridiculous sums of money, but what they won't tell you is that protection dogs are only as good as the training their owners are willing to put in. When asked whether protection dogs are safe, one site states that they are "much safer than a dog that has had no training." That's a really low bar to clear.

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