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Samhain 03-04-2008 01:51 AM

Dog or alarm system
 
How many people here own a dog rather then an alarm system?
I have always had a dog in my house and I think people think twice before
breaking into a home with a dog.

carl11acr 03-04-2008 02:13 AM

I have dogs and an alarm system and with the warning signs and the dogs I have had no problems what so ever but living in the sticks is also a plus.

GlenJohnson 03-04-2008 01:07 PM

Dogs, with phony stickers for alarm systems. Everybody around knows we have dogs, which are behind a privacy fence. Their barks make them sound like a couple of killers. (Ever seen a dog lick a person to death?) :D

Righteous 03-04-2008 10:55 PM

they poisoned my 2 rotties, get a alarm as a back up

pioneer461 03-04-2008 11:42 PM

Here's my K-9 trained first line of defense. Her name is Kali, a Shepherd / Chow / Wolf.


MarkoPo 03-05-2008 02:14 PM

I got a mutt. She's a pitbull/boxer/American bulldog mix. Got the barks of a ferocious killer, but the lick of a cow. She's friendly for the most part, but to hear her bark should deter any would be robbers.

Doug1627 03-05-2008 03:23 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Righteous (Post 18148)
they poisoned my 2 rotties

I am sorry to hear that. I would be quite upset.

On topic, I live in a suburban area with a lab. She always barks when someone comes on the driveway. I feel no need for an alarm at this time.

Quasi 03-05-2008 11:34 PM

Two dogs that I love dearly and a pretty high-tech alarm system (cellular comm with web/pda access, X10, e-mail notifications) that I installed myself. Next step is a couple of exterior cameras.

marysdad 03-07-2008 03:54 AM

Both. I believe in the concept of defense-in-depth. Monitored alarm, good locks & windows, dog, locked gun cabinets (totally out of sight), and an insurance policy. Oh, and I keep my mouth shut about the guns (one of the most important security measures and surely the cheapest).

notdku 03-07-2008 04:43 AM

Dogs are great for when you are home. Trust a dog over an alarm but alarms are nice when you are not there esp. having fire alarm so if you house catches while you aren't home it gets caught fast.


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