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The Protection Dog Blog is Hosted by the World Renown Security Dog Trainers, Wade and Lori Morrell, covering topics from what to expect when you own a protection dog to the latest news from Priority One Canine.

Priority 1 Canine is extremely selective in the breeds we choose

Dogs and Improved Child Development

by Wade Morrell / 12 Jan, 2017

Do you remember your childhood pet? Of course, you do -- and for many good reasons! As many studies and articles have reported, there are several profound psychological benefits from positive bonds made with children and their pets.

Priority 1 Canine is extremely selective in the breeds we choose

Which Breeds Make The Best Protection Dogs?

by Wade Morrell / 14 Oct, 2016

Priority 1 Canine is extremely selective in the breeds we choose for a reason: we want our dogs to be the best of the best.


Security Dogs could deter home invasion and hostage scenarios

Say Cheese! Are Protection Dogs Superior To Security Cameras?

by Wade Morrell / 10 May, 2016

In this final installment in our series, we will take a final look at how protection dogs stack up against security cameras. We don’t think you will be surprised anymore to find that protection dogs overwhelmingly defeat this form of security.

Security Dogs could deter home invasion and hostage scenarios

Can A Protection Dog Outperform A Bodyguard?

by Wade Morrell / 19 April, 2016

In this installment of our "protection dogs versus alternative security measures" series we will look at what a protection dog offers that a personal security guard/bodyguard cannot.

Security Dogs could deter home invasion and hostage scenarios

Can A Protection Dog Compare To A Home Security System?

by Wade Morrell / 16 March, 2016

In this installment of our "protection dogs versus alternative security measures" series we will discuss how protection dogs measure up to home security systems.

Security Dogs could deter home invasion and hostage scenarios

How Do Protection Dogs Stack Up With Firearms?

by Wade Morrell / 16 Feb, 2016

In this blog we'll look at how protection dogs compare to firearms and how the two can form an alliance to provide ultimate protection for your home and family.

Security Dogs could deter home invasion and hostage scenarios

Protection Dogs: The Ultimate Personal Security

by Wade Morrell / 29 Dec, 2015

With the epidemic of mass crimes and violence plaguing our society lately, it is certain that personal security is on the minds of many these days.

Security Dogs could deter home invasion and hostage scenarios

No Security Like Protection Dog Security

by Wade Morrell / 31 Oct, 2015

Having a Priority One protection dog is as close as you can get to having your own personal security detail. Not only will this dog determine who or what a real threat is, but also will do so without "false alarms".

Protection Dog Delivery Process

The Priority 1 Canine Delivery and Family Training Process

by Wade Morrell / 13 August, 2015

At Priority 1 Canine we get hundreds of calls and emails a month from potential families asking us what sets us apart from the rest and why they should choose us. One answer is simply because of our delivery process. The delivery process is probably the most important part of getting a protection dog.

Obedience vs defiance in protection security dogs

“Why Are You Not Listening?" - Defiance of Commands

by Wade Morrell / 14 July, 2015

By the time a Priority 1 Canine is ready to move in with its new family, he or she has received thousands of hours of training, and is a highly skilled and obedient personal bodyguard. So why then does it happen that every once in a while, your new companion/protector seems to disregard your command to do a behavior or task?