Canine Conversations - Dog Training Podcast
Canine Conversations - Dog Training Podcast
About Canine Conversations - Dog Training Podcast
Canine Conversations tackles just about everything dog related: dog training, dog health, owning a dog, dog behavior problems, competitive dog sports, what to feed, rescue dogs, shelter dogs, talks with other dog lovers and so much more. Hosted by Robert Cabral, master trainer and behavior specialist. Robert has trained and worked with thousands of dogs through his work with Bound Angels at shelters throughout the US. He has also trained and titled competitive obedience and protection dogs worked with countless family dogs with clients and has shown dogs in AKC, IPO, Mondio Ring - covering obedience, protection, conformation and more.
The Belgian Malinois in John Wick Part 3 Parabellum were among some of the most awesome dogs I've ever seen in a movie. The training, the obedience and the bite work was amazing. So where did these dogs come from? I found out in this conversation with Kenny Licklider of Vohne Liche Kennels. We sat down to a few chats and this one gives you an idea. We also discussed the Maliherd (Belgian Malinois x German Shepherd that he sold to the movie DOG with Channing Tatum. This podcast has three parts. 1. the John Wick Parabellum Belgian Malinois 2. the dog(s) from the movie Dog with Channing Tatum 3. some behind the scenes stuff from Ken's TV series Alpha Dogs! Ken is known best for his work with the US Military war dogs, providing dogs for the most elite US forces. We touch on some of that in this chat as well, but much more of that to come in the Interview Podcast. There's a lot to love in this podcast including the behind the scenes stuff about these dogs, where they came from, who they were, what he thought of the training and Kenny's thoughts on Halle Berry as a dog handler. We also touch on Ken's show that ran on Nat Geo Wild "ALPHA DOGS." This show featured the work of Vohne Liche Kennels with police and military units and was a huge hit. To learn more about Ken and Vohne Liche Kennels, check out the links below: http://www.vohneliche.com https://www.facebook.com/vohnelichekennels/ Want to learn to be a dog trainer? Check out my online course: http://shelterdogtraining.com #johnwick #dogtraining #workingdog
California Assembly Bill AB 742 would try to eradicate the use of police dogs, and that is a big problem for safety in our cities. Everyone can agree that crime is out of control in many cities and states - including here in California. I got the unique opportunity to interview California Senator Kelly Seyarto who has been quite vocal in his support of police and his opposition of this bill. Our chat will help you better understand how the laws are proposed and ultimately passed. Even if you're not in California, this is a great watch because these radical policies may come to your city one day. Here are the links to find what committee hearings are scheduled: Senate: https://www.senate.ca.gov/calendar Assembly: https://www.assembly.ca.gov/schedules-publications/todays-events There, you can view each committee and the floor agendas to see bills that will be heard. You can watch a video, listen in, and find call-in instructions as well. Make your voice heard wherever you live. #policedogs #california #doglover
This discussion with Jamie Penrith goes deep into the topic of using aversive tools in order to save not only dogs' lives, but also the lives of other animals such as sheep, cattle and more. Are these tools really aversive? Is aversive training or training that causes discomfort to a dog to accomplish something important cruel? We dive deep into this conversations, take on science based lies and mis-information and so much more. The use of e-collars as a viable methodology of training is currently under great attack by a very small but vocal group - the truth of using electronic training collars is one f many key points in this discussion. Please listen and share! This is an awesome chat with a dog trainer from across the pond (in England). A very knowledgeable, talented and witty man that I respect and admire. He has a great organization that I support and hope you will too: https://JoinArdo.com ARDO's aim is educating the public and keeping dogs safe. A most worthwhile cause. Check out my online dog training here: https://robertcabral.com My online dog trainer course: http://shelterdogtraining.com #doglover #ecollar #dogtraining
Mike Reaver of Adlerhorst K9 has been involved in police dogs for most of his life. The son of Dave Reaver, founder of Adlerhorst K9 and the father of "police dogs." Mike and I finally got a chance to sit down and talk about police dogs, buying, training and selling them and most importantly the lives they save. Adlerhorst has placed thousands of police dogs, military k9 and personal protection dogs over the last 50+ years. We discuss the critical topic of CA Assembly Bill AB 742 - the bill that aims at eliminating police dogs as we know them. This is dangerous for police officers and deadly for citizens that are protected by these dogs every single day. This chat is one of the longest podcasts I've done and I think you'll agree that it could have gone on for a lot longer. Mike is a man of great character, a guy who loves dogs and speaks from his heart and soul. Learn more about Adlerhorst K9 here: https://adlerhorst.com https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063646206238 Check out Mike on Instagram: @reavermike Learn more about Assembly Bill AB742 here: https://openstates.org/ca/bills/20232024/AB742/ Please contact Assemblyman Jackson here to voice your concern: 1021 O Street, Suite 6120, P.O. Box 942849 Sacramento, CA 94249-0060 916-319-2060 email@example.com District Office #1: 18700 Lake Perris Drive Perris, CA 92571 951-943-6054 Use this link to find your representative, and make them aware that you oppose this bill: https://findyourrep.legislature.ca.gov
California Assembly Bill CA AB740 is being presented by California Assemblyman Corey Jackson. This bill aims at eliminating the use of police canines (k9s) in many situations including apprehending potentially dangerous suspects. He claims the bill will help right the wrongs of the past - a "carryover from a dark past." He uses inciteful language such as: "The use of police canines has inflicted brutal violence and lifelong trauma on Black Americans and communities of color," and more. This type of language will create knee-jerk reactions among policymakers and place many people, especially those in under-served communities in great danger. We've seen the problems things like defunding the police does to communities and I hope this video will open people's eyes to the true benefit of police canines. Michael Goosby is a decorated LAPD police officer, he served as chief K9 trainer for the LAPD and has been a police officer for over 30 years! I can't imagine a person better qualified to talk on this topic than him. This chat will give you great insight from a man of the highest character, a police k9 expert, and a man of color who cares about people. I hope that Assemblyman Jackson will watch this video and rethink his position or at least sit down with someone like Michael to educate himself on this topic. I'm assuming he didn't before proposing / writing this bill. Please contact Assemblyman Jackson here to voice your concern: 1021 O Street, Suite 6120, P.O. Box 942849 Sacramento, CA 94249-0060 916-319-2060 firstname.lastname@example.org District Office #1: 18700 Lake Perris Drive Perris, CA 92571 951-943-6054 Use this link to find your representative, and make them aware that you oppose this bill: https://findyourrep.legislature.ca.gov Police dogs SAVE LIVES... lives of black and brown Americans as well as all other law abiding citizens. People have a right to feel safe, in particular those living in high crime neighborhoods - police canines offer that! Check out my online dog training at: https://robertcabral.com Learn to be a dog trainer: http://shelterdogtraining.com Check out Michael: Instagram: @k9goodguy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/michael.goosby Here's a link to the proposed bill: https://a60.asmdc.org/press-releases/20230213-assemblymember-dr-corey-jackson-introduces-groundbreaking-assembly-bill-end
Talking about some of the strongest and toughest dogs in the world, these dogs are man stoppers. Dogs that are bred tough, train tough and help police and military do their jobs. Who trains these dogs? What does it take to be one of these elite dogs? I s it down for another great conversation with Steve "Zane" Stoops and talk about it. From the top personal protection dogs to the toughest most elite military dogs, Stoops' experience is unmatched. We talk about how sport training like Schutzhund / IPO / IGP / Ring Sport / KNPV and more affect how these dogs are raised and turn out. The sociability factor in these dogs and the safety vs. liability of sport dogs in general. This is a great chat for anyone who loves working dogs, who works with these dogs and anyone who wants to learn more. Check out Steve on IG @zane.dogs or https://www.zanedogs.com ****** Learn to be a dog trainer online here: http://shelterdogtraining.com Check my complete online dog training at: https://robertcabral.com Buy my gear here: https://robertcabral.com/shop #policedogs #k9 #dangerousdogbreeds
What is a service dog and why are there so many people faking it? What can be done about it? There's nothing good about fake service dogs and I get to the bottom of it in this podcast with two experts from IACP. Michele Khol and Kristi Smith are service dog trainers and representatives from the IACP they were really straight forward with their opinions on what a REAL SERVICE DOG is and the issues that plague us. Both have trained many service dogs and are working with IACP, International Association of Canine Professionals to create standards in training and more. Check out IACP here: https://canineprofessionals.com IACP Service Dog Committee e-mail: email@example.com IACP Service Dog Business education packet: International Association of Canine Professionals (IACP) provides training, pro certification, and membership—developing and promoting the highest standards of professional and business practice among canine professionals. Service Dog Behavior: International Association of Canine Professionals (IACP) provides training, pro certification, and membership—developing and promoting the highest standards of professional and business practice among canine professionals. Dog Trainer US website (Kristi’s organization): https://Dogtrainerus.com MK9s Service Dogs website (Michele's organization) Service Dogs for Veterans - MK9s Service Dogs https://mk9servicedogs.org Check out my online dog training: https://robertcabral.com My online course for dog trainers: http://shelterdogtraining.com #servicedogs #fakeservicedogs #realservicedogs
When it comes to the most dangerous dogs on earth there's one name that comes to my mind, and that is my friend Kyle Schwab. He has been working with and rescuing Cane Corso, Neopolitan Mastiffs, Dogo Argentino, Presa Canarios and many more for a very long time. In this chat we discuss the issues with these dogs including poor ownership, the dangers involved in owning and working with them and a host of other VERY interesting topics. Kyle and I have been friends for a long time, so this is a great chat between two friend that I think you're gonna LOVE. Check my online dog training: https://robertcabral.com To learn more about Kyle check these links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kyle.schwab.54 YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqaZHFxcZ2pWRXUqju_eqtQ email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nino and I met at the IACP Conference in Sept 2022. We had several really great conversations and I thought sharing these with you would open your eyes about the similarities that dog trainers share and the passion that drives us. So much of what you see on the Social media is trainers critiquing each other and tearing other trainers down. Nothing could be further from the truth when you get two passionate, professional dog trainers / dog lovers together. This conversation is a short glimpse into the chats we shared in Florida and I think it will be a breath of fresh air to all the crap you are so used to seeing online. In this chat we talk about so many important topics, but the theme that runs throughout is "where is dog training and where is it heading?" We talk about the mindset, the personalities of dogs as well as dog trainers and the use of rewards and aversive in training. What has been the fallout thought the countries that ban the use of balanced training tools is also a huge topic we address about 1/2 way though the video. Thanks Nino for a great chat, I look forward to the next one. Check out my online course for dog trainers: http://shelterdogtraining.com My online membership site: https://robertcabral.com ************************************ Check out Nino on Social media and his sites: STSK9 Main Website: https://www.stsk9.com/ STSK9 Online University Website: https://onlineuniversity.stsk9.com/ STSK9 MVP Landing Page: https://onlineuniversity.stsk9.com/mvp-pro STSK9 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stsk9/ STSK9 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/STSK9nino/ STSK9 TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@stsk9?lang=en STSK9 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeoXUpRp_9SnRdOtksDdV6A
If you want to know about German Shepherds, you want to talk to an expert. In Germany this is called a Körmeister. This person is an authority on breeding. Johannes Grewe is a Körmeister and Avi and I ask some tough questions on the topic of showline and working line German Shepherds. The questions of what makes for a good German Shepherd and what dogs should we be breeding is always at the top of everyone's list. Talking with Johannes is talking to one of the foremost experts on the breed. Johannes has bred, trained, judged and lived with German Shepherds for most of his life. Avi and I get down to the serious issues. It's a long podcast but we cover a lot of topics including the evolution of the angulated German Shepherd, the sports of IPO, IGP, Schutzhund... and so much more. ********** If you'd like to learn more about becoming a dog trainer, check out my 25+ hour online Dog Training Course "Shelter Dog Training": https://robertcabral.com/shelter-dog-training My dog training membership site for every dog owner: https://robertcabral.com ************ Overall, this is one of the most informative videos you will ever see on the topic of working line and showline German Shepherds. Whether you LOVE the breed, are interested in buying a puppy or just want some really great information, this will be a valuable podcast for any lover of German Shepherds. Johannes Grewe's resume is simply amazing... 1964 Member of the SV and OG Dorsten 23 1969 President OG Dorsten 23 1970 Kennel Name "von den weissen Bergen" 1970 Graduated State Police Canine School 1972 Graduated as SV Youth Dog Evaluator 1974 SV Leistungsrichter License 1977 Founded OG Wulfen 1977 Stephanitz Urkunde by Dr. Runawael 1978 SV Forderabzeichen by Dr. Rummel 1981 Immigration to the USA 1981 Member of Schutzhund USA 1981 Resignation as SV Leistungsrichter 1983 WUSV European Champion Ship Belgium 1984 WUSV European Champion Ship Italy 1985 WUSV European Champion Ship Hungary 1986 North American Schutzhund Champion Ship 1987 Founded Sunland Schutzhund Club 1988 WUSV World Championship Germany 1990 Kennel Name "vom Sunland" 1993 Chairperson Regional SchH Championship 1993 Chairperson USA Siegershow 1993 Breeding Award "Born in the USA" 1995 Breeding Award "Born in the USA" 1995 Chairperson Regional Conformation Show 1995 Regional Breedwarden 1996 Breeding Award "Born in the USA" 1997 Chairperson USA Siegershow Served for 6 years at Board of USCA 1997 Appointed as first show judge for USCA Appointed in 2002 as IPO Judge for USCA Appointed as Koermeister for USCA Trial Chairman and director for the 2008 WUSV World Championship Event in Cincinnati Check out Johannes Grewe on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/johannes.grewe.39
Shannon Krieger is an American Hero. From his work in the US Military SOCOMM to his current passion, working with HSI catching child predators he never ceases to amaze me. If you missed Episode 99 talking about Shannon's work starting the CAD (combat assault dog) program, be sure to watch it. In this episode we talk about where Shannon's work has taken him and that is investigating child predators online. The future of his work is something we hint at in this interview. We talk about the "Digi Dogs" concept and I think that is something that is really exciting. For more info on Shannon, check these links: ATAK9: https://atak9.com https://herocorps.com Check my online dog training here: https://robertcabral.com My new 25 complete online dog training course: http://shelterdogtraining.com My logo gear: https://robertcabral.com/shop
In this episode I take a look back at the first 99 podcasts I've done, the people I've talked to, met and learned from. My new friends, the people that changed the way I see things and the hard conversations that I've had... often times with myself. I think you'll enjoy this short retrospect whether you've listened to all of my podcasts or none. Enjoy and here's to the next 100!
Shannon Krieger has done it all. He is the guy that legends are made of and movies are about. He's fought in war, been part of the upper echelon of the US Military. He was one of the 3 people who started the use of assault dogs in the military. He survived a helicopter crash and there's more. My chat with Shannon was epic. The stories he shares are breathtaking, funny, motivational and they will make you feel like you were actually there with him. Whether missions in the Middle East during the most turbulent times or training dogs to do amazing things here in the US, you won't find more amazing stories or a better conversation. Thanks to Zane Stoops for introducing us. For more information on Shannon's work: ATAK9: https://atak9.com https://herocorps.com
Peter Scherk is an international renown IPO / IGP / Schutzhund competitor, trainer and WORLD CHAMPION 3 X, an unheard of feat. In this podcast I sit down with Peter & Connie Scherk and talk about their training, competitions, their outlook and training philosophy and how they have become so successful with the Belgian Malinois. This is one of the best podcasts for anyone who is interested in learning about IGP, training malinois, competing and understanding what it takes to be a wold champion. From their small, humble yet incredibly successful Team Heuwinkl, we delve into his training philosophy which he teaches in his new Book Successful Together / Gemeinsam Erfolgreich, a book I highly recommend. Check out this interview, then visit Peter and Connie at their site: https://cpscherk.de YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCooSWHqB3luvIbrIYmPUmKg Instagram: @cp_scherk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ConniePeterScherk I think you will love this interview. Sorry the audio is a little spotty in places, but the value of the content is immense! This is what happens when you deal with international conversations!
The Belgian Malinois is becoming every more popular and with that popularity comes problems. People are breeding malinois in their backyards and selling them quick and cheap. This will be a disaster for people and for the breed. I decided to sit down with a very knowledgeable breeder and good friend of mine Tasha Mesina, who has been breeding Malinois for may years. With countless successful litters, sport dogs as well as herding and show dogs, Tasha loves and appreciates the breed and knows her stuff. This podcast will enlighten you to this wonderful breed, it will educate you on the basic genetics of the breed and hopefully help you make a good decision if you're looking to get a Malinois. For more resources: AMERICAN WORKING MALINOIS ASSOCIATION http://www.workingmalinois.org AMERICAN BELGIAN MALINOIS CLUB https://www.malinoisclub.com/abmc/ Element Belgians: https://www.facebook.com/herdingmalinois/
This is an awesome episode that addresses the genetics of dogs, particularly the German Shepherd. Avi and I review interviews we received from these experts: Pierre Wahlström Steve Stoops Johannes Grewe I think you'll gain tremendous insight from each of these interviews and as always, its a great discussion and fun time with Avi Cohen on the show!
In this episode we reconnect with Jay and he shares some great stories of dogs saving African wildlife. In these three stories Jay shows the value of well trained dogs serving in the bush to catch bad guys and save everything from rhinos to pangolins. I think you'll love this story. Be sure to check out Jay's links here: Check @invictusk9 on instagram for more of their life-saving work! Visit the site: https://invictusk9.com
For those of you who LOVED the first chat Larry Krohn and I had, here's part 2. AND I think you're gonna like it even more. We had a super fun 2 day visit which included Gold's Gym workout, In-n-Out burger run and a whole bunch more. The only thing we didn't do is train dogs, but we talked about it quite a bit. If you want to learn more about Larry, visit his website... he's a great guy and a fantastic trainer! http://pakmasters.com His YouTube Channel is great as well: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCortXxJdZYbHCrOa3nddr6g
Today I sat down with Larry Krohn to talk about online dog trainers, real life dog training and life. My first person to person with Larry and we hit it off like old friends. Comes to find out we are up about a mile or two from each other in the 1970's, laugh about the same silly stuff, agree on almost everything and really have a knack for ticking people off. Check my online dog training website at: https://robertcabral.com Check out Larry Krohn's Youtube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCortXxJdZYbHCrOa3nddr6g His website: http://www.pakmasters.com and follow Larry on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/larry.krohn.9 If you really want to know about dog training and dog trainers, sit down and enjoy this chat. Larry is a heck of a guy and a solid trainer who's not afraid to speak the truth.
Countless animals are endangered and at risk of being extinct. The work of Jay Crafter of Invictus K9 is making a huge difference. His team of highly skilled anti-poaching dogs find the bad guys and recover their loot. Jay is an amazing guy, fantastic dog trainer and a conservationist fight in numerous countries throughout the African continent to stop the poaching of ivory, rhino horn, pangolin, bush meat and more. Enjoy this podcast and consider supporting his work at https://invictusk9.com Follow him on Instagram @invictusk9
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