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 

Training Military Working Dogs – Steve Stoops

Ever wonder what it takes to train a dog for serious combat, for police work, for the military or special forces? What does it take to be a top military canine? In this interview, I talk to one of the top experts in the world of military dog training, Steve Stoops. Steve has trained dogs for countless police agencies, private contractors as well as government agencies that I can't even tell you about. Having watched his techniques and trained with him, I can tell you that without a doubt, there's nothing like this guy! This chat delves deep into the…
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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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Pets & Animals 

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 

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 

Dog Training Q&A LIVE

This will be an open QA relating to most any dog training question. Pet dogs, competitive dogs, sport dogs, rescue dogs... you name it. Behavioral problems, crate training, problem-solving.... I'll be taking questions from around the world in hopes of making your life as a dog owner/handler/parent easier and more fulfilling! Visit us here for Dog Training, Pet Sitting, Pet Care Guides, Dog Behavior Guides, Dog Grooming Guides, Pet Training Guides, etc. #dogs #dogtraining #dogtrainingadvice
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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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How to Train Protection Dogs to BITE – Police Dogs, Personal Protection, Sport Dogs

Training dogs to bite, on command, is an art form that only a few really understand. In this podcast, Eric discusses some of the important aspects that are overlooked from his experience as a police canine decoy. This video is part of Podcast #70: Visit us here for Dog Training, Pet Sitting, Pet Care Guides, Dog Behavior Guides, Dog Grooming Guides, Pet Training Guides, etc. #protectiondogs #bitedogs #policedogs
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Police Dog K9 Decoy Eric Shearer – Episode 70

Talking today with my good buddy and police k9 decoy Eric Shearer (IG) @RXK9training Talking about the ins and outs of bite dogs, protection dogs and police dogs. Getting bit and avoiding getting bit. What are the differences between Ban Dogs and Shepherds when it comes to protection sports and the protection / biting mindset of the various breeds. An awesome conversation. I think you'll love it! #policedogs #ipo #protectiondogs
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