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Orex Earns BH

January 2, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Begleitenhund(BH) Temperament Test Passed On November 22, 2013 Orex von Tajgetosz  passed the Begleitenhund (BH) temperament test at the Bur Oak Hundersport Club Trial in Long Grove, IL. Orex and Sherri were required to be at the trial by 9:30 AM but did not go onto the field until 2 PM. The temperature was 34 […]

Thank Goodness Dogs Can’t Read

March 16, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

Thank Goodness Dogs Can’t Read I was reading through the comments on one of the SAR groups listing and saw an entry where the writer was adamant that a handler should not lay their own tracks. It made me glad my dogs couldn’t read since I’ve been laying my own tracks for training for over […]

Belle Earn Schutzhund 1

November 18, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

I love Belle’s quiet determination. It is a real mental exercise to switch between her and Lektor aka “bulldozer”. As a handler you have act and respond so differently to best utilize the dog’s personality, but that’s how different dogs make a person a better handler. Belle did a wonderful job and she gave me something more. Trials have always made me nervous and have not been a pleasant experience, but thanks to Belle I intend to become more active in schutzhund and actually work toward competing at larger trials.

Lektor Goes 97 of 100 in Protection

August 16, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

At was a miserable day for a trial. At 7 AM when we started tracking the temperature had already hit 80 degrees and rising. There hadn’t been a drop of rain in weeks. Top it off we had spent the last month enjoying the cool breezes of the Adirondack Mountains with highs in the 60’s […]

Six Units Earn Titles

November 12, 2007 by · Leave a Comment 

Six Units Earn Titles November 11-12, 2007 The Illinois Unit of German Shepherd Search and Rescue Dog Association is pleased to announce the latest accomplishments of their members. Anna von der Neuen Welt handled by Chuck Carroll Bellisma of My Body Guard handled by Sherri Gallagher Dash of My Body Guard, “Noah” handled by Pam […]

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