Pets & Animals 

My Response to Banning Dog Training Tools

Recently AVSAB, the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior, put out a Position Statement on Humane Dog Training - calling for the banning of dog training tools and methods including electric collars, prong/pinch collars, choke chains, and more. Many YouTube dog trainers including Zak George, and Joel Beckman among others weighed in with their opinions and I was asked to step up. So, here is my take on the issue. It's not only unfair, but it's also downright DEADLY to the dogs that need training the most. For more than 12 years I've worked with animal shelters including Los Angeles…
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Pets & Animals 

Competing and Judging IPO / Schutzhund at the Highest Level

Frank was introduced to me by Avi Cohen... and Avi said, "You gotta meet this guy, you're gonna love him!" And Avi was right. I think you'll LOVE this podcast. Frank is a great competitor, dog lover, dog trainer, and judge par excellence. He has competed and trained in IPO for more than 25 years and has stood on the national and world podiums. Some of his accomplishments include: COMPETING: 2009 FCI World Team Member 2016 Canadian National Champion 2016 USCA GSD Nationals Vice Champion 2017 FCI Vice World Champion 2017 WUSV World Team Member (USA-3) 2017 USCA GSD Nationals…
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