Competing and Judging IPO / Schutzhund at the Highest Level

Competing and Judging IPO / Schutzhund at the Highest Level

Frank was introduced to me by Avi Cohen… and Avi said, "You gotta meet this guy, you’re gonna love him!" And Avi was right. I think you’ll LOVE this podcast. Frank is a great competitor, dog lover, dog trainer and judge par excellence. He has competed and trained in IPO for more than 25 years and has stood on the national and world podiums. Some of his accomplishments include:

COMPETING:
2009 FCI World Team Member
2016 Canadian National Champion
2016 USCA GSD Nationals Vice Champion
2017 FCI Vice World Champion
2017 WUSV World Team Member (USA-3)
2017 USCA GSD Nationals Vice Champion
2018 AWDF National Champion
2018 FCI Vice World Champion
2018 WUSV World Team Member
2020 FMBB World Team Member
2021 AWMA North Champion
2021 FMBB World Team Member

JUDGING:
2012 SWMA National Championships – Tracking
2014 USCA Working Dog Championships – Obedience
2015 USCA Working Dog Championships – Protection
2017 USCA Working Dog Championships – Protection
2019 WDSF World Championships – Obedience
Selected to judge Obedience 2021 WUSV World Championships and 2021 USCA Working Dog Championships

PLUS he has trained 8 dogs to SchH3 / IPO 3/IGP3, 3 dogs to FH and has competed with 7 of those dogs at National Championships, 3 dogs at World Championships, 3 dogs at World Championships. He has made 7 World Championship teams with 3 different dogs and competed at 30+ National Championships and 15+ Regional Championships.

He has been a USCA Working Dog Judge, IPO since 2007 has served as USCA Vice President, AWDF Vice President and much much more.

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