Best Guard Dogs for Protection + What to Look For

Dogs are an incredibly intelligent species and perform a wide variety of tasks. Some guide the blind or help with anxiety and depression, some perform amazing feats of agility, and some use their incredible sense of smell to find hidden items. Although all those traits are brilliant in a dog, today we are specifically looking at those breeds that make the best guard dogs. These will do anything to keep their owners and their home…

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Bushcraft First Aid by Dave Canterbury Review

Bushcraft First Aid by Dave Canterbury Review

We have reviewed a few books here at UK Survival Guides and to be honest, they don’t usually do too well in our reviews. Dave Canterbury already holds spots on our top 10 books for your survival library and so I was really excited to also get the chance to give this one a read. If you spend any time in the outdoors, I am sure that you have at least given thought to what…

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Top 5 Martial Arts for Self Defense

Top 5 Martial Arts for Self Defense

There are many reasons as to why you may decide to train in martial arts. The most common reason of all, is so that you protect yourself and your family from harm. It’s important to understand that not all self defense disciplines are cut from the same cloth. Some are more effective than others while some are more for performance than actual self defense. During this post, we are going to share our list of…

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Perfect Gifts for the Outdoors Enthusiast in Your Life

The UK Survival Guides team often compiles lists of items that we are sure you would love. UK Survival Guides has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase without you paying a penny extra.  While holiday shopping is often stressful at the best of times, it can become even more difficult when you have a specific theme that you are trying to work with. This guide is for those…

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Do Batteries Last Longer if Refrigerated?

There are many websites that claim that storing batteries in a refrigerator or freezer will improve their performance. We wanted to take a deeper look into this as it is something a family member used to do and I never really understood why, or if it helped at all. So the general belief is that by keeping batteries in the refrigerator you can help them to not lose their charge nearly as rapidly, thereby making them…

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