Pets & Animals 

So You Got a German Shepherd – Tips and Dog Training Advice for Owners of German Shepherd Dogs

If you have questions or issues living with or training your German Shepherd, this video is here to help. German Shepherds are an awesome breed, understanding them is the key to a happy life and successful training. This concept is a breakaway from my So You Got a Malinois Series. Let's see if it's as successful! 00:00 Should I neuter my 13 month old German Shepherd Puppy? 02:04 My German Shepherd is jumping up and biting people 03:35 My German Shepherd mix doesn't do well with small dogs 07:02 My older German Shepherd wants to KILL my new German Shepherd…
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Breeding the Best German Shepherds with Johannes Grewe and Avi Cohen – EP 102

If you want to know about German Shepherds, you want to talk to an expert. In Germany this is called a Körmeister. This person is an authority on breeding. Johannes Grewe is a Körmeister and Avi and I ask some tough questions on the topic of showline and working line German Shepherds. The questions of what makes for a good German Shepherd and what dogs should we be breeding is always at the top of everyone's list. Talking with Johannes is talking to one of the foremost experts on the breed. Johannes has bred, trained, judged and lived with German…
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Lessons I Learned from Amazing Guests – EP 100

For episode 100 I thought I'd get a little nostalgic and reflect on the great guests I've had on the show. The lessons I learned, the inspiration and why I LOVE to talk to people about dog. I reflect on the great guest like: Frank Phillips, Steve Stoops, Avi Cohen, Connie and Peter Scherk, Danny Craig, Larry Krohn, Shannon Krieger, Pierre Wahlström, John Cook, Mike Ritland, Michael Goosby, Will Chesney, Ron Penna, Dr Raviv Balfour, Tasha Messina, Danny Craig, Jeremy Criscoe, David Latham, and so many more. Enjoy this retrospect and the key message in it which is LOVE YOUR…
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Malinois IPO World Champion Trainer and Competitor Peter and Connie Scherk – Episode 98

Peter Scherk is an international renown IPO / IGP / Schutzhund competitor, trainer and WORLD CHAMPION 3 X, an unheard of feat. In this podcast I sit down with Peter & Connie Scherk and talk about their training, competitions, their outlook and training philosophy and how they have become so successful with the Belgian Malinois. This is one of the best podcasts for anyone who is interested in learning about IGP, training malinois, competing and understanding what it takes to be a wold champion. From their small, humble yet incredibly successful Team Heuwinkl, we delve into his training philosophy which…
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Pets & Animals 

Belgian Malinois Genetics – Health, Looks, Drives With Tasha Mesina EP 97

The Belgian Malinois is becoming every more popular and with that popularity comes problems. People are breeding malinois in their backyards and selling them quick and cheap. This will be a disaster for people and for the breed. I decided to sit down with a very knowledgeable breeder and good friend of mine Tasha Mesina, who has been breeding Malinois for may years. With countless successful litters, sport dogs as well as herding and show dogs, Tasha loves and appreciates the breed and knows her stuff. This podcast will enlighten you to this wonderful breed, it will educate you on…
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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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Schutzhund IPO IGP – What Does the Judge Look for in the Dog and Handler

Take it from Frank Phillips one of the most reposted judges and competitors in USCA, IPO, IGP, Schutzhund. What are the judges looking for in the relationship between dog and handler, the attitude of the dog in work and pressure phases? What you need to know is to not only score better but train better and have a better relationship with your dog! Visit us here for Dog Training, Dog Behavior Guides, Dog Grooming Guides, Pet Training Guides, etc.
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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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IPO Training Secrets – Schutzhund Dog Training

Training your dog in IPO / IGP / Schutzhund means dealing with a very high drive working dog. Some trainers will force the dog to learn, other use a different approach. In this short clip, Frank Phillips lets me in on a HUGE SECRET in his methodology of dog training. This secret has led Frank to be one of the top competitors (and judges) in the world. How do you train your dog? Visit us here for Dog Training, Dog Behavior Guides, Dog Grooming Guides, Pet Training Guides, etc. #ipo #dogtraining #schutzhund
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