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Say Happy Birthday to Joker, he's 16 weeks of age today.. 
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Happy New Years Everybody. Lets start out the new year right! Puppy Class Starting Soon

Well with the new years comes puppy's.. If you have a new puppy in the family. Make sure you give us a call. This is just one of our strong point areas of expertise. Raising and imprinting puppy's to be the best they can be.. We will have a special Puppy Class starting on Sundays at our field on Grand. Over by the swap meet on the back side of Lake Elsinore.. Sundays at 8 to 10 is our newest class time slot.. If your a customer of ours already on the roster for another time slot. You should be getting a message in your box soon letting you know that your more then welcome to come join us for this special time slot on Sundays as a thank you for being a loyal customer.. After 10 stick around and watch the protection, with our advanced training group working IPO and the protection sports.. Interested in Personal Protection this is a good place too start to learn more about what it takes to train your dog to protection your home and family for real.. 
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Will be heading out this morning to do one of my many loose training days. This is were we combine agility and physical work out's into our training. These sessions are designed to build confidence and physical stamina within the dog.. This is Dutch around ten months of age, going through one of my favorite parks.. I will be taking Mori and the new Malinois puppy today.. The idea is to use a strong dog, Mori to mentor and bring the puppy along.. Little young for the puppy but it will be a good experiance for him, as we will Taylor it for his growth and only put him through what he can handle.. You should see how he goes through Home Depot already. Little guy is going to be good. Get that one in film for you soon as well.. Have a great day everybody!

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Baldwin has the idiot down pat.. Bad brain and all.. 
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Happy Thanksgiving folks.. Any one with animals knows that you never truly get a day off. Always poop to scoop and animals to feed and in my case work.. Here is my new project Joker at ruffly 8 weeks going on nine weeks old now. Starting on nose work imprinting of the puppy.. 
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Well here we go! To say I'm watching what happens closely would be an understatement.. 
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Meet Joker..

New project, some pretty good bloodlines. Smart little guy. Slept the whole way back in the truck, no squalering at all. Shows himself to be a great example of his parents.. Give me a few days and I'll show you more as we get to know him a little better.. 
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He's precious! 
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#BeenThereDoneThat..

So much writing on the wall but yet so many are unable or unwilling to listen.. Sad!
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One guy is the "People of Germany?" Recently met a lot of Germans and while they didn't speak for the "People of Germany," they were all for whatever it took to stem the influx of immigrants to their country.
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Ouch! That had to hurt in more then one way.. 
 
Ronda Rousey was knocked out 48 seconds into her UFC comeback: http://usm.ag/2hDfXMs
Ronda Rousey was knocked out just 48 seconds into her UFC 207 comeback on Friday, December 30, with her opponent, Amanda Nunes, taking to social media to gloat about Rousey’s loss — read more
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she is seriously gonna win
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Achilles wishing everybody a Happy Holliday Season.. 
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been trying to wish you a Merry Merry Christmas!

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Joker playing the "Find it" game. This is the third or fourth day we have been playing this game. He is showing good drive and enthusiasm for the game. We are now ready to start having him search boxes and mix the game into other more challenging games to increase the desire to search and use his nose.. Basic imprinting for tracking will start soon as well.. In the end when you imprint the dog like this as a young puppy. Then start a more formal structured training routine. The dog will take off faster and become better at the work, then if you miss this stage and don't take the time to imprint with games like this when they are a young puppy.. . 
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So cute! I have a 2 year old shepherd he's so smart affectionate and a great protector 
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Mori Raising Yet Another Puppy;

This is the third one he will have raised and gone through.. There is an art to raising and training a working dog. Genetics are a big part yes, but there are many tricks in the bag. One of the best ones is to have a good mentor for the puppys to show them how to carry themselves, something they can follow and be mentored by.. It takes a special dog, one that understands the roll they play.. For trainers and those that are into dogs, we can create and channel the adult dog to take on this roll.. Some are better at it then others, some can't deal with it at all. But for those that take on the roll and understand what there jobs are. It's invaluable in helping to bring up your working dog prospect.. See if I can show you more of this as we go along. Mori is already helping me potty train thus guy, he will end up helping me to give this little guy all kinds of strength as we go along. From agility to helping me introduce him to swimming he will be my right hand in helping me build this monster and take him to the next level as a working dog..

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Professional dog trainer by trade for many years. Recently started  "Pro-Tech Dog Training" 

A little bit about who I am as a dog trainer.  Started training dogs when I was twelve years old, with my first dog an Australian Shepherd/ Dingo mix.  Professionally since I was sixteen, working with a well established training firm located in my home town of San Luis Obispo California. Trained my first GSD Sargeant,  who I trained through On Leash/Off leash Obedience &  Personal Protection all on my own. With helpers that I taught following Kohler's guard dog training book many years ago.. I have since traveled up and down the California coast training with some of the most well known training firms and trainers out there. Including Cesar Millan the Dog Whisperer who I hung out with for a few years, even living at his place on 163rd for a year or so in LA. This is before he hit the big time and anyone even knew who he was..   I was also one of the first Professional Dog trainers representing Protection Dogs and there training on the net,  with one of the first Professional Protection Dog mailing list on the net, called "Protection-Dogs L."  The list represented the art and craft of training balanced and stable protection dogs to meet the consumers needs.. 

Since the seventy's when I first started training dogs, the world of dog training and the profession has changed tremendously.  I now use a baseboard of Positive Reinforcement and Marker Training for most all my training.   I would be what you call a "balanced dog trainer." Believing that every dog and owner are different and that the relationship with owner and dog are the most important aspect of any training program. I'm not what you would call a purist, using purely positive dog training methods, nor am I of the old school yank and crank trainers.  I truly believe that keeping an open mind, having as many tools and tricks in my tool bag as possible, Is the only way to approach the art of dog training today.   Knowing that to be good at my craft, I have to always be reaching to learn more, I'm  always looking to learn and grow.  Knowing full well that the good ones never stop reaching and never claim to know it all.  I am constantly striving to learn more, always in a constant search for more knowledge.   Learning never stops in my line of work. Right when you think you know it all, there is surely some one or something else that will show you, your wrong!    
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Started training dogs when I was twelve. Hung out with and was good friends with Cesar Millan, The Dog Whisperer before any one even knew who he was. Had one of the first professional Protection Dog Training groups on the net.. Still alive and kicking after all these years..
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