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Posts in Protection Sports

The case for compulsion in K-9 training/deployment

As often comes along, the discussion about the use of positive reinforcement training only in the working dog community rages. Interestingly, I find that among LE instructors we are pretty damned good at teaching dogs new behaviors such as detection and tracking, and bite work. It is part and parcel of the LE K-9 instructors […]

Should I buy a PUPPY for personal protection?

Over the past 25 plus years, I have been asked about my ideas of buying a puppy to raise as a personal protection training. See the most recent email below. I have written articles in the past on why I felt this is not a good idea. Then I started to think about all my […]

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