Category Archives: Training

Police Dog Not a Fan of Rappelling

Vancouver rapellingThe Vancouver Police Department raised more than a few eyebrows recently when their Facebook photo of a K-9 team rappelling down a building face went viral. The caption read, “Hey dad… This rappelling? Yuh, I’m not a fan.” In Canada they are called Police Service Dogs rather than K9s, and this dog is named PSD Niko.
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2015 Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge Western Regionals

Those incredible dogs are at it again! Tune into Livestream on Saturday, May 30th from 2 – 9 pm to catch all the action in weave poles, small and large dog agility, diving dog, Jack Russell Hurdle Racing, Fetch It, and Freestyle flying disc.

Get a preview of the events on the Purina Pro Plan website. (The video here is from the 2014 National Finals in the Jack Russell Hurdle Racing.)

I can’t wait!

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Good Training Saves Dog’s Life

Drug Dealing Guard Dog Gives Up To Cops
Photo: Europics

How well does your dog follow commands? Even if they are given by strangers? You’d better start teaching him now!

When Brazilian police entered a house during a drug raid, they yelled for everyone to get on the ground. Apparently, they were a little startled when they were obeyed, not only by the drug runners, but also by their dog!

The police in Brazil are known for shooting dogs when they get in the way of a drug raid. This dog obediently followed their commands and his life was spared!

Good dog!

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

America’s VetDogs

Prison PuppiesI just love it when several organizations partner together to produce really cool outcomes! The America’s VetDogs program partners prisons in Massachusetts and Maryland with the Guide Dog Foundation from New York to produce dogs trained to assist vets who were disabled in the service.
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