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Don't wait until you're burglarized or suffer a home invasion to check out the home security and safety advice in this Howcast video series.
You Will Need
- Positive energy
- A professional trainer
Select the best dog
Select a breed that has a calm temperament, good socialization, and will watch your property without being distracted.
Practice basic obedience
Practice basic obedience based on trust and mutual respect. Teach your dog to respond to your commands the first time, without hesitation.
Educate to respond to strangers
Teach your dog to respond to strangers by barking and alerting a family member. Reward them with a treat or toy.
Expose to all family members and friends
Expose your dog to all family members and friends, including young children in the neighborhood.
Train your dog to attack
Train your dog to attack clothing and appendages without being lethal when your family or property is threatened.
Seek professional help
Invest in years of training. A competent guard dog cannot be trained without years of professional guidance. Do not do this alone.