Protector & Pet

Do you want the perfect companion pet for you or your loved ones? Do you want a protection dog that will give you peace of mind? You can have both in a Cross Trained K9 - A family Pet that crosses over and becomes the family Protector.


Our Dogs

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We provide the finest dogs selected based on temperament, agility, intelligence, and strength; and trained as protectors and loyal companions for families, business executives, entrepreneurs, entertainers, professional athletes, and law enforcement agencies.

Our dogs are custom-trained to suit your needs in the areas of advanced obedience, personal and executive protection, building and home searches, tracking and other specialized skills. If you have a need, we can satisfy it and offer you the protection and peace of mind that fits your lifestyle.

We do not carry inventory unless it is spoken for. This means that we do not have dogs sitting in kennels waiting to be sold. We carefully select and purchase every dog once an order is in and train them to fit the need of their owner.

We supply and train most breeds capable of protection training including but not limited to German Shepherds, Belgian Malinois, Doberman Pinschers, Boxers, Dutch Shepherds, Giant Schnauzers, and Rottweilers.

Breeds

  • German Shepherds

  • Malinois

  • Rottweilers

  • Dobermans

  • Dutch Shepherds

  • Giant Schnauzers

  • Boxers

  • Belgian Sheepdogs


Our Training

Our training philosophy focuses on producing dogs that are custom-trained in the areas of advanced obedience, personal and executive protection, building and home searches, tracking, and other specialized skills. We produce a unique program, specifically tailored to meet every customer’s needs.


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Defense & Protection


The protection and safety of you and your family are paramount to our mission. You never have to worry about leaving your family alone. We create real life situations in training your dog to ensure reliable reaction and response for your defense and protection. In addition to acting on your command, your dog will take initiative to confront any serious threat even if you are unable to command him to do so.


Pet & Friend

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This is a key aspect of our program. A significant amount of our training focuses on molding your Crosstrainedk9 dog to be your obedient pet and reliable friend, as much as he is your protector. An aggressive dog is a liability to have around and a major source of stress for his owners. A dog that must be locked in a room every time you have visitors cannot defend you at all times. You need a social dog that can be around other dogs, children, elderly, delivery personnel, or anyone invited to your home. Your Crosstrainedk9 dog will be a perfect family member.


Guard & Deterrence

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The one thing criminals fear the most is a well trained dog. Having a Crosstrainedk9 dog specifically trained for you, his owner, will afford you the best deterrent against crime and personal attack.

Home alarm systems can be disconnected, disarmed, or sabotaged. Our dogs are attentive and on guard 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They make their presence known! Any criminal will think twice before entering your home or attacking you. Our dogs are loyal, obedient, and will protect you with their lives.


We house our dogs in our homes and train them in normal everyday settings and high traffic areas. They are socialized with children and elderly and handled by both men and women. This approach allows our customers to take their dogs anywhere. Our training program focuses on producing the perfect companion pet and a strong protection dog all in one.


Who We Are

Our training team is headed by renowned trainer, behaviorist, and world competitor Beth Bradley, Director of Training Operations. Our staff is comprised of professional trainers and handlers both men and women including law enforcement specialists and business executives. Our staff and management team are all experienced dog handlers, trainers, or decoys.

  • Beth Bradley

    began studying animal behavior and dog training at 12 years of age. She became a New Jersey State Animal Control Officer in 1986 and graduated Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Criminal Justice. Throughout her schooling, Beth worked and studied under many well-renowned animal behaviorists and trainers. Beth formed her own company in 1989 and has made dog training her full time career since 1995. Beth has trained dogs for schutzhund, police work and personal protection. She competes with her dogs nationally and internationally in the sport of schutzhund.

  • Laurie Schweizer

    Has been is law enforcement for the last 14 years. Her interest in dogs and the use of dogs for police and personal protection work began with the purchase of her first Rottweiler in 1993. Laurie has trained and worked with Beth for the past 6 years doing obedience, tracking and helper work for protection dogs.

  • Badr Benbdessadek

    is a certified helper for the United Schutzhund Clubs of America, has owned and titled a dog from BH to Schutzhund 3. Badr is not only our CFO but one of our trainers. Badr’s interest in protection dogs came out of his own personal need to make sure his family felt safe in his absence. Badr has been involved in training dogs for 6 years.

Our hands-on approach and attention to detail are unsurpassed. We pride ourselves in custom training dogs that fit our customers’ needs, personalities, and lifestyles. Every dog is trained specifically for YOU, contrary to a one size fits all approach!

We are centrally located in the tri-state area, driving distance from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.