• The Poison-Proof Dog, Part 2

    The Poison-Proof Dog, Part 2

    In our last issue, we began a discussion of how best to protect working dogs in law enforcement from accidental poisoning. We put particular focus on the dog, especially on normal vital [...]

  • Using Cues and Reinforcement in Dog Training

    Using Cues and Reinforcement in Dog Training

    Following is an excerpt from the book Thoughtful Owners, Great Dogs by James Akenhead. Obedience training is usually thought of as mastering a series of commands that indicate what [...]

  • The Poison-Proof Dog: Part One

    The Poison-Proof Dog: Part One

    Recently, the American College of Veterinary Emergency Medicine and Critical Care reported that each month, six percent of canine emergencies in the U.S. are accidental poisonings. [...]

  • E-Collar Basics

    E-Collar Basics

    Electronic is an interesting adjective that Webster’s defines as: 1. of or having to do with electrons; 2.operating, produced, or done by the action of electrons or other carriers [...]

  • Using play drive in bite work

    Using play drive in bite work

    When training police dogs to perform certain tasks, we use the dog’s inherent drives. That’s why, when we test a dog for police work, we must be sure that he has the appropriate [...]

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K9 All Pros

A picture of my Narcotics K-9 Oscar, a 3 year Old Male Belgium Malinois
Narcotics K-9 Oscar is a 3 year old Belgium Malinois. Oscar and his handler, Michael Torralba of the Eagle Pass Independent School District, have detected numerous marijuana and cocaine finds on school property and they do drug presentations for 1st through 6th graders, which the kids love. Read more here.

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Product Spotlight

Taking feedback from contributors and the professional K9 community we have chosen the following product to spotlight:

Cruize-Eze K-9
Transport Insert

Cruize-Eze insertDesigned to fit the contours of your vehicle, the Cruize-Eze insert creates a separate area for your K-9 keeping him clean and protected.

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General Topics

Using Cues and Reinforcement in Dog Training

Using Cues and Reinforcement in Dog Training

Following is an excerpt from the book Thoughtful Owners, Great Dogs by James Akenhead. Obedience [...]

 

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