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The very best in protection dogs training

Welcome to The Dog Guy, a family first dog training company that offers a variety of services to cater to every dog owner’s needs. We specialise in protection dog training, where we provide different levels of dogs, from family pets to elite protection dogs that can take on any role.

Our dogs are raised around children in a family environment, ensuring that they are well-socialised and friendly around people of all ages. We have three different levels of dogs, including family protection dogs, elite family protection dogs, and elite personal protection dogs designed for highly influential businessmen who might be under security threat.

At The Dog Guy, we have over 30 years of experience with protection dogs, and our bilingual staff speak German and travel to Germany frequently to ensure that we offer the best protection dogs available. We compete in PSA working dog trials all over Europe and have successfully titled dogs, bringing our expertise into the family protection world to ensure that families are safe in their properties, with their children, and their loved ones.

From family protection to personal protection dogs, we've got you covered

Our protection dogs are not kennel dogs but are family dogs that live in our homes and spend every day with us. They are well-trained, well-behaved, and obedient, making them great companions for families of all sizes. We have supplied protection dogs to high-profile clients like Santandave, Jamal Blackman, Professor Green, Tyler Mackenzie, and more. We understand the needs and desires of high-end VIP clients & celebrities, and ensure that our protection dogs are trained to meet their expectations. Our mission is to provide families with well-trained dogs that can protect them and their loved ones while also being great companions and pets. If you’re looking for a reliable and experienced dog training company, The Dog Guy is your best bet. Get in touch with us today to learn more about our protection dogs training and other services that we offer.

Levels of protection dogs

Our Family Protection Dogs are specially trained to be loving guardians, providing a safe environment for your loved ones. For those seeking an elevated level of protection, our Elite Family Protection Dogs combine loyalty and advanced skills, ensuring utmost peace of mind. Finally, our Elite Personal Protection Dogs offer unparalleled security expertise, tailored to individuals requiring an extra layer of personal safety. Trust our expertly trained dogs to be your ultimate protectors.

Meet our protection dogs

Get acquainted with our exceptional Family Protection Dogs, a collection of highly trained and devoted companions ready to safeguard you and your loved ones. Each dog possesses remarkable skills and unwavering loyalty. With their keen senses and unmatched instincts, they ensure a secure environment for your family. From the sturdy and protective German Shepherds to the courageous and alert Dobermans, our dogs are meticulously trained to provide unwavering security.

Why we're the best

We walk the walk

Don't settle for a dog that just looks the part. Our working dogs are the real deal, specifically trained to protect you and your family. They’re not just pets - they are highly trained professionals who take their job of keeping you safe seriously.

Top notch facilities

Our state-of-the-art facilities ensure that our dogs are trained in the best possible environment. We take pride in offering our dogs the best training facilities, ensuring that they are well-equipped to handle any situation.

Family friendly

We understand that your family's safety is your top priority. That's why all of our family protection dogs are raised around children, ensuring that they are gentle and loving towards kids. Our family protection dogs are not just trained to protect your family, they are part of your family.

Leading, life-long aftercare packages

We don't just sell you a dog and leave you to figure out the rest. We offer leading, life-long aftercare packages, ensuring that you and your dog receive ongoing support and training. Our aftercare packages are designed to ensure that your dog continues to perform at an elite level, providing you with peace of mind and the highest level of protection.

Unrivalled customer service

Our team is committed to providing you with the best possible customer service. We work closely with you to understand your specific needs and requirements, and we are always available to answer any questions or concerns you may have.

Wide range of choice

We understand that every family and individual has unique needs, which is why we offer a wide range of choices when it comes to our working dogs. From different breeds to different training levels, we have options that cater to your specific requirements and preferences.

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Frequently asked questions

For family protection dogs, the top breeds recommended by our company are the Doberman and German Shepherd. We also offer an elite family protection dog category, which includes selectively chosen Belgian Shepherds and Dutch Shepherds, in addition to German Shepherds and Dobermans. For those looking for an elite protection dog, we also have Dutch Shepherds, Belgian Shepherds, and German Shepherds available.
We offer three different levels of working dogs to cater to varying customer needs. For customers with a severe threat level and a specific requirement for a family protection dog, we recommend our family protection dog category. However, if you are not looking for a family protection dog, we also have an elite personal protection dog category, which may be more suitable for your needs.
All our working dogs undergo extensive training, which begins in a home environment where they are exposed to various stimuli, such as cats, children, and other day-to-day situations. Our training team has over 30 years of combined experience in elite level dog protection training, ensuring that our working dogs receive the highest quality of training.
Absolutely. Our working dogs are specifically trained to be safe and well-behaved around families, including children and other pets. They are socialised and exposed to various environments, including homes with cats and kids, to ensure their adaptability and suitability for family environments.
Our working dogs are not inherently aggressive. They are trained to be controlled and well-behaved in different situations and environments. They are not aggressive towards people or other animals unless they are specifically trained to respond to a threat. Our priority is to provide well-balanced dogs that can fit seamlessly into any environment, including family settings.
Depending on the specific working dog you choose, we provide intense handovers and comprehensive support to ensure you have the knowledge and skills to effectively manage your dog on a day-to-day basis. Our team will provide you with guidance on handling, training, and care for your working dog, so you can confidently and effectively manage your dog in your everyday life.
The process of buying a working dog from our company typically begins with making contact with us. We will then arrange a meeting to discuss your specific needs and requirements in order to match you with the most suitable working dog. Our team will guide you through the entire process, from selecting the right dog to finalising the purchase.
Yes, we do. We offer aftercare packages and additional training, which are available upon request. We are committed to providing ongoing support and assistance to our customers even after the purchase of a working dog. Our aftercare packages and additional training options are designed to help you and your working dog maintain and further develop the skills and training needed for your specific needs.

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