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The best source for dog training news, tricks and treats, right from world class leaders in dog training.

The best source for dog training news, tricks and treats, right from world class leaders in dog training.

More on the state of the biting dog sports and the working dog.

It has certainly been an enourmous change for the breed clubs to completely turn the performance test over to the FCI and the international interpretations of the IPO rules. We have seen arguments over the stick hits, changes to a very logical progression in the IPO 1,2 & 3 routines. But, really it is the […]

Thoughts about the current state of biting dog sports & working dogs

I have been involved in club dog sport for a long time. Initially because I was interested in protection dog training. Back at that point in time there was still a lot of people who had the same interest in dog sport, the training and handling of protection dogs. Eventually my interest was in the […]

Why is My Dog Chewing?

When you’ve got a dog that chews on your stuff, it can be very destructive. From the cables of your electronics to your favorite pair of shoes, some dogs just can’t seem to stay away from chewing important things. This habit can not only be annoying to you, but can also be dangerous to your […]

How I went into East Germany in 1988 (before the Wall Came Down) – to Film Dog Events.

Back in the 1980’s I starting going to West Germany to shoot video of dog competitions and training videos. Thats when I started to hear rumors about East German (DDR’S) Dog’s. People were talking about how good their boarder patrol dogs were; how the DDR had their own GSD bloodlines: how their style of Schutzhund […]

Obedience and Behavior Foundations Part 2 with Tyler Muto