Object Title

Dog protection armour

Dog protection armour

Date

1992

Object Number

II.399

Provenance

Presented by Buchanan Design, Case Mill, Temeside, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1JW, 14th July, 1992

Physical Description

Consisting of lower arm defences, partial gauntlets and lower leg defences, in titanium and kevlar. Each arm defence consists of a thick pad of kevlar covered in black fabric, expanding towards the upper end to fit the arm.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Used especially against pit bull terriers and other dangerous breeds, some of which are used by criminals to block arrest. The dogs have a tendency to go for the calf muscles.