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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Pets & Animals 

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 

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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Pets & Animals 

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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Malinois DANGER Signs – So You Got a Belgian Malinois

This video is a reply to a viewer who sent me a lengthy email asking for help with her Belgian Malinois. The email is quite long and I answer each question, offer advice, make suggestions and point out the good, the bad, and the ugly. This is not a good situation for the dog and the family. The history is bad; issues with the breeder, bites, attacks and so much more. My heart goes out to the family as well as the dog - my advice pulls no punches, it's the truth this woman needs to hear -as well as…
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Pets & Animals 

Belgian Malinois in IPO, Schutzhund, IGP – Danny Craig

Belgian Malinois is a magnificent breed but often misunderstood. Danny Craig has been training, breeding, and competing with Malinois for a very long time. In this friendly chat, we talk about the evolution of the sport, the issues with various styles of training, and what the Belgian Malinois really is like. Why is malinois the choice for protection sports including Schutzhund /I PO as well as ring sports and so much more? For more info on my online dog training: If you are interested in protection sports, if you love malinois or ever wondered about the breed, give this podcast…
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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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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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Pets & Animals 

Protection Dogs Ban Dogs and Shepherds with Eric Shearer

In this cut from Podcast #70 Eric discusses the bandogs and what they are, how they train, their differences from shepherds, malinois, and more. A great conversation about dogs and dog training I think you'll really enjoy. Understanding the difference between pitbulls, mastiffs, and other molosers and the shepherds such as German Shepherds, Malinois, and others helps better work with them and train them. If you enjoy this chat, check the complete podcast: Visit us here for Dog Training, Pet Sitting, Pet Care Guides, Dog Behavior Guides, Dog Grooming Guides, Pet Training Guides, etc. #protectiondogs #bandog #bitedogs
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