IPO also known as schutzhund is a three phase sport combing trackng, obedience, and protection. Tracking is a very labor intensive part of training. IPO tracking is footstep to footstep tracking in a very precise and methodical fashion.
Dogs are started tracking as soon as possible. Tracking training is a very time consuming part of the sport of IPO.
Obedience training is the second phase of IPO/Schutzhund training. IPO obedience is often very different from the style of obedience many are used to experiencing. Dogs are in high drive during schutzhund obedience and have to perform very rigorous tasks.
Dogs are started with shaping and luring at a very young age.
Protection training is often dictated by the genetic drives of the dog. Different dogs are capable of different levels and styles of protection at different stages in their training.
We work to develop and promote each dogs' strenghts and help to get them past their weaknesses.
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