Pets & Animals 

Finding the Best German Shepherd Puppy for Schutzhund IPO IGP

How can you find the best German Shepherd for protection sports? Well, Avi is back and takes us on his recent journey to Europe to get his new puppy. If you're thinking about getting into a protection dog sport or thinking about getting a German Shepherd puppy take a look at this podcast. There's so much great info to learn from. We talk about what he looked for and how he found his puppy as well as the people along the way. What are the best and most important things a German Shepherd should possess to be a good dog…
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IPO IGP Newcomer Oscar Mora Making Waves

Oscar isn't technically a "newcomer," but at 10 years or so in the game, he's making a name for himself among the legends. Oscar has competed in Schutzhund / IPO / IGP and over the past few years has made quite a name for himself. He is the two-time Southwest Regional IPO Champion. He's also an accomplished trainer in other bite sports as well as in the pet dog world. He's a very versatile handler, trainer, decoy, and dog lover! More important than that, Oscar is a good guy that I met 10+ years ago. I knew I liked him…
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Pets & Animals 

German Shepherd Breeders – The Good the BAD and the UGLY – Avi Cohen

The truth about breeders can save you a lot of heartaches when it comes to getting a puppy. Too many people won't tell you the truth about breeders, but in this chat, with Avi, we get to the point of what to look out for when getting a puppy, what to look for in a breeder and what to avoid. You may love me or hate me, but I'm gonna tell you the truth... and so will Avi! People get their hearts broken when buying puppies all the time. Getting a poorly bred or unhealthy puppy can be one of…
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Pets & Animals 

How to Pick the Best PUPPY for Protection Sports – Podcast Clip from 75

If you want to get the best dog for IPO, IGP, Schutzhund, or any protection dog sport, you'll need to start with the best puppy. BUT, how will you know the best puppy when you see him or her? What should you look for? What are the signs that the 8-week puppy you see will be the next champion? That is the question I asked Avi Cohen, who gives an amazing insight. This clip is from episode 75 - if you'd like to see the full episode, click here: Visit us here for Dog Training, Dog Behavior Guides, Dog Grooming…
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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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Pets & Animals 

Avi Cohen Schutzhund IPO Champion – Training and Competing in IPO – EP.75

When it comes to Schutzhund (IPO or IGP) Avi Cohen has been around for a long time and has lots of great stories to share. We talk about the evolution of the sport, how IPO differs in national and international competitions, what are the best dogs for protection and how it differs in training them. Be sure to check out my online #dogtraining: Avi had competed throughout the US and internationally. He is well known and well respected in the sport. His journey covers many decades and if you love German Shepherds, the protection sports, and its evolution, you'll love…
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Protecting Police K9s – Protective Gear for Police Dogs Donated by Vested Interest in K9s

Police dogs, often called k9s face danger in the line of duty almost every day. Many departments don't have the funds to buy protective vests for their canine officers. Meet Sandy Marcal of Vested Interest in K9s, a non-profit that donates, FREE of charge, protective vests to police departments across the USA. To date, VIK9S has donated over 4000 protective vests saving countless dog's lives. This is a great conversation about police k9s, the jobs they do to protect us, and how we can help make their lives safer and better. Check out Vested Interest in K9's website and consider…
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My Malinois is Aggressive to My Sister and more Dog Training Questions

Viewer questions answered including: My Malinois is AGGRESSIVE to my Sister Is It Normal that I Talk to My Dog My German Shepherd has Excitement Barking Issues For complete online dog training lessons, visit here. #dogtraining #germanshepherd #malinois
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Puppy Training Advice Puppy Training

In this video I address 4 puppy training questions: 1. Puppy Joint Issues 2. My 8 Week Old Puppy Cries all night long and has no interest in treats. 3. Our 3-month-old German Shepherd is so LAZY 4. We want to get a kitten with our Golden Retriever Visit us for Dog Training, Pet Sitting, Pet Care Guides, Dog Behavior Guides, Dog Grooming Guides, Pet Training Guides, etc. here.   #puppies #puppytraining #puppyissues
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Teach Your Dog to HEEL Competition Style

Teach your dog to heel competition-style takes a little more work than just getting your dog to do a loose leash walk. In this video lesson, I give you some tips to get that fancy AKC IPO Obedience style heel. There are a couple of tools that may help you achieve an even better result and I address one of them in this video. Visit us for Dog Training, Pet Sitting, Pet Care Guides, Dog Behavior Guides, Dog Grooming Guides, Pet Training Guides, etc. here. Happy Training! #dogtraining #teachyourdogheel #competitionstyleheel
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