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Florian Knabl

Diensthundeführerin Hannah stellt sich vor!

We need the selection of working dogs for multiple reasons: firstly, as a foundation for service use in various authorities. Equally important is the fulfillment of our working dogs, which live in families, ensuring they are appropriately challenged and engaged.

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Stefan Mueller mit Friedel beim Fährten
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Patricia Pehrsson

Tracking Secrets for you by K9 Ambassador Stefan Mueller

Yes, in my opinion, the most suitable dog for tracking comes from the working dog area, the German Shepherd, because you often see a very good predisposition for nose work, combined with calmness, not quite as hectic. The Malinois can also search well but often tends to be hectic in response to certain intense environmental stimuli.

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Patricia Pehrsson

Science, Breeding and Dogsport: an Interview with Erin O'Shea

The stick hit is used to assess the qualities of a working dog. Without a physical component, the characteristics of a working dog cannot be fully evaluated. A good service dog for police and military must be able to withstand physical pressure, and that is exactly what we have checked with the stick hit.

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Daniel Stüwe

Interview with Markus Nier, service dog handler at JVA Chemnitz

Interview with Markus Nier, K9 handler at the JVA Chemnitz (Justice Saxony). He currently works with his Malinois dog, Bamberger Biene Occultatum Libera, as a data carrier detection dog, and an X-Breed as a narcotics detection dog. He provides us with insights into K9 work within the judicial system.

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Daniel Stüwe

Interview with Eric Lapointe (FR)

K9 and Sports is very pleased to have conducted an interview with Eric Lapointe, the Vice IGP FCI World Champion and the current winner of the French National Championship. 'La Nationale' in Bréchaumont was a fantastic experience, and we would like to express our gratitude to Eric and his team for their hospitality and an exciting day. Eric's passion for the sport and his dedication to his dogs are truly inspiring, and we are thankful for the insights he shared with us during the interview.

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Trisha Harper
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Florian Knabl

Statement von Trish Harper, Homeland Security, USA

We as working K9 administrators and handlers live and die based on the ability of the working dog breeding community to correctly assess the character, resilience and health of breeding stock. Dogsport are the most effective way to assess the qualities of these dogs...

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