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  • Phil Dodson

    Replied to the thread A good story.
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    I am doing the agitation. I have K-9 handlers and a couple of former handlers doing the walk bys. The handler (female) is handling the dog. Very good handler I might add. Follows instructions well. asks a lot of questions and has really improved on her…
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    You gotta luv it Dan!:)
  • Phil Dodson

    Replied to the thread A good story.
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    At first the dogs would bark or lunge at the passer by requiring a correction. Eventually they learned to only alert on the quarry who made any threats toward the handler and not any innocent bystander. It worked perfect with both my police dogs. You…
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    You are so right Dan! I did my last two police dogs using his method. They were not equipment fixated and always alerted on the first command to. I use a shortened version when I have a patrol dog class going as I don't have enough time with everything…
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    Graduated to the sack Thursday. After weeks of agitating then quickly retreating, we finally confronted each other. As I slowly creeped closer his bark got deeper and deeper. He was lunging hard as well. I cowered one last time, moved in, struck him…