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Old 04-05-2018, 08:45 PM
Kelpiemonk Kelpiemonk is offline
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Originally Posted by Black Jack View Post
Depends on what you want the dog to do.

Do you want it to make noise and alert you to a possible intruder, or do you want it to attack and take down a threat?

Almost any good family dog will do the first. Most good family dogs of mid to large size will do the second.
Sorry, but this is BS. I have worked with, trained and competed with dogs my entire life. Most good family dogs are way too scared to take on a threat, and most of the ones who would are not under any sort of responsible control.

The fact that they won't is a good thing, because dogs generally aren't all that good at assessing what is threatening and what isn't. They only understand what is scary to them and what isn't.
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