Are Schutzhund dogs good family pets?

The answer: Yes. With time and with training, most IPO dogs can become well-behaved, enjoyable family members.

When should you start Schutzhund training?

For people who started their training at 8 weeks of age the OUT will most likely be started around 4 to 5 months of age. Keep in mind that it is important to not do drive work while the pup is teething. Doing the OUT too often will have a negative effect on your pup.

Can a 10 year old train a dog?

While most people associate training with puppies, the reality is that dogs can learn at any age. Adult dogs are often easier to train than young puppies because they have more self-control. It’s also important to keep training your dog as it matures.

How much does a Schutzhund trained dog cost?

The price of a fully-trained protection dog ranges between $30,000 and $80,000, with the average sale price around $50,000 says Holley. But that price can go much higher if the dog comes from a pedigreed bloodline, or is an award winner.

Do dogs get hit in Schutzhund?

Yes it hurts the dog. But be aware, the dog can leave any time that he want’s. That means that if the stick is too much for the dog to handle he will leave the helper. The stick hits are given so the judge can gauge the dogs reaction to the stick hits.

Is a 5 year old dog too old to train?

Although some adult dogs might learn more slowly, it’s never too late to teach an older dog to listen and obey. Whether you’re retraining a dog that needs to unlearn some undesirable habits, or you’re training an older dog for the first time, it’s never too late to teach an old dog new tricks.

Is breeding dogs a good investment?

First and foremost, dog breeding can be profitable; but dog breeding can also be loss-making or simply break you even. Obviously, just like with every activity from bee-keeping to aeronautics, the execution matters more than the idea. Dog breeding is a fulfilling adventure but in itself, dog breeding is a project.

What is a family protection dog?

A family protection dog is a highly trained dog that has been conditioned to respond both on command and in response to aggression in order to protect you and your family. These personal protection dogs integrate into families the same way that other pet dogs do, but with a strong instinct to guard and protect…

What is a trained protection dog?

A trained protection dog will understand that biting is only allowed when their handler gives them permission to do so, and will also reliably release on command. In contrast to this, and untrained dog will bite on impulse. If effectively trained and handled, a protection dog is very safe.

What is a dog Boot Camp?

Dog Boot camp is a premium dog training service in which your dog stays overnight with a skilled dog professionals.