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Why is Schutzhund training important?
Because Schutzhund training gives the owner a great deal of control over the dog the owner is able to let the dog have more fun. Not only is Schutzhund training itself enjoyable for the dog, but the Schutzhund trained dog knows how to please its owners, creating a stronger bond between dog and owners.
What is Schutzhund sport?
The Schutzhund sport is designed to identify and eliminate such dogs from breeding stock. Because Schutzhund training gives the owner a great deal of control over the dog the owner is able to let the dog have more fun.
How do you train a German Shepherd for Schutzhund?
As a puppy develops its skills, it is introduced to rag work, scent work and attention. Adolescent dogs begin hold training, the beginnings of bite work and out of motion exercises. Schutzhund training is a progressive training. Your GSD does not simply enter the sport with no prior obedience work.
What is a Schutzhund III dog?
Obedience, tracking, and protection skills are tested in each phase, with the ultimate dog being awarded Schutzhund III. It should be noted that only one in a thousand dogs reach this prestigious level. Most people begin Schutzhund training when their puppy is just eight weeks old.