• Providing protection for people, businesses, and properties.
• Low startup costs.
• Ability to generate a steady income.
• Satisfaction of helping others feel safe and secure.
• Flexibility in working hours and locations.
• Significant legal and safety requirements to be aware of.
• High cost for training, certifying and maintaining the guard dogs.
• Risk of potential liability.
• Time-consuming process of finding reliable customers/clients.
• Large amounts of paperwork and record keeping involved.
• Difficulty in finding reliable and trustworthy employees.
• Constant need to update skills and knowledge.
• Risk of being targeted by criminals or other individuals. • Increased stress due to the potential for harm or danger.