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Are Chained Dogs Good Guard Dogs?
Chaining makes dogs aggressive - not protective. A protective dog is used to being around people and can tell when his
family is being threatened. A dog learns to be protective by spending time with people and by learning to
love his human family.
A protective dog is used to people and can tell when his family is
threatened. Dogs learn to be protective by spending lots of time with
people. When your dog loves you, he will want to protect you.
Leaving a dog on a chain is how to raise an aggressive dog. Aggressive
dogs donít know the difference between friends and enemies, because they
are not used to people. Aggressive dogs will attack anyone. They will
attack children, a policeman, the meter reader, the mailman, other dogs.
If your aggressive dog attacks someone, you could be sued and forced to
pay medical bills. Your dog will probably be put to sleep if he attacks
someone, even if the attacks occurs on your property.
attack and kill children each year in the
United States. According to the CDC, dogs most likely to bite
are chained, male, and unneutered.
MothersAgainstDogChaining.org to read more.
A chained dog canít do anything to stop an intruder! All he can do is
Do you get up and look every time your dog barks?? Barking is not a
good way to protect your house.
Inside dogs provide very good security.
all the time about inside dogs that save their families from fires,
intruders, and even gas leaks. A robber will think twice about breaking
into your home if he hears or sees a dog on the other side of the door. A
robber will not think twice about breaking into your home if there is a
chained dog in the backyard barking.
K9 police dogs are the best guard dogs, and they live inside with the
police officers are with their dogs 24/7. Police dogs become a loved
part of the police officerís family. They are not chained in the yard.
They are treated with kindness. This kindness makes the dog want to
protect the officer.
If all you want is a burglar alarm, consider an electronic one.
Installation is usually free, and the monthly fee will cost you
about the same amount as feeding and providing vet care for a dog. An electronic alarm
is more effective than a dog, too! When your alarm goes off for more
than a minute or so, the police will be sent to your home. Better than a
Guard Dog, from Patrick McDonnell's wonderful comic strip Mutts.
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