Family Protection & Residential Obedience Training

Child and Bert

At A1K9 we train our family protection dogs to such a standard that it is possible for a young child to handle them. Even though this is something we wouldn’t advocate it just shows the level of training that has been achieved. Our protection dogs are first and foremost the family’s pet, but also their…

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The Foundations of Dog Training: Obedience and Control

A1K9 Dog Obedience Training Classes

Here at A1K9, we’re proud of what we do and the dogs we train. Our time proven methods produce outstanding personal protection dogs that excel in a family environment. A core part of this process is the consistent, balanced, training techniques we’ve developed over our decades of experience. In our newest YouTube series, we aim…

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Paul Thorpe Visits A1K9

Protection Dogs by Lamboghini

After our recent interview with Paul Thorpe, we invited him to visit the A1K9 base of operations and see what we do in person. During his visit to Swansea, Paul had to chance to meet not only Charles, Managing Director of A1K9, but also our personal protection dog training professionals, and most importantly, the dogs…

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An Interview with Paul Thorpe on Protection Dogs

A1K9 Personal Protection Dog Training

Charles at A1K9 has recently had the pleasure of being invited to meet Paul Thorpe, an admired former watch dealer, now retired, having been in the watch business since 1975. He now concentrates on his role as a luxury watch expert & advisor and operates a well-subscribed YouTube channel. He uses his channel to pass…

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In the market for protection dogs

Security Dog Handler Courses

As we slip into autumn and nights start drawing in, at A1K9, our phones are starting to get busier with enquiries from people looking at the options of potentially incorporating a family or personal protection dog into their home. Do your research Our advice would be to anyone looking at purchasing a protection dog, do…

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How effective is a protection dog at protecting your home?

A1K9 Family Protection Dog Loga Spain

It goes without saying that the presence of any dog at a property is going to act as a deterrent to would be intruders as they make unwelcome noise, which any potential burglar tries their best to avoid.  If one then combines the dogs natural instinct to protect what it perceives to be its territory …

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With certain types of crime on the increase, perhaps it’s time to think about how to keep your family safe by investing in a highly trained A1K9 family protection dog!

Car Crime

With certain types of crime on the increase, perhaps it’s time to think about how to keep your family safe by investing in a highly trained A1K9 family protection dog! They want to steal your car but unfortunately, all too often this results in assaults and injury to the homeowners as thieves will try to…

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Family Protection Dogs and children

A1K9 Family Protection Dog

Often when potential clients are exploring the idea of incorporating a family protection dog into their home; they will have reservations about how the new dog will fit in with the children or other pets that they may already own. This is why at A1K9 we have to be 100 % confident that our protection…

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Footballers turn to Protection Dogs to safeguard their homes

A1K9 Football Magazine Article

In recent years, many of football’s leading players have increasingly found themselves the targets for criminals – fixture lists that are announced can tell potential burglars when they’ll be away from home. A personal protection dog is a great deterrent for burglars. Footballers such as Raheem Sterling, Marcus Rashford, and Jack Grealish are now choosing to protect themselves…

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RT News International speaks to A1K9’s managing director Charles Wall about their highly trained protection dogs

A1K9 Family Protection Dog

Chris Sweeney from RT News International turns to A1K9’s managing director for his take on the UK’s soaring crime wave. With the riots in America and now protests in the UK, our nation is on high alert. With businesses struggling due to Covid-19 and unemployment due to soar after the government’s furlough scheme comes to…

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