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    You'll love these videos......

    I've recorded some training sessions recently and also done some editing from last year's BPSCA Service Dog Of Year trial... Here's my GSD bitch Xena in action. Just for you lovers of feisty K9s.... ‪K9 Xena - Seated Intruder - Locate and Deal‬‏ - YouTube ‪K9 Xena - Bad Guy Under...
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    Xena 4 years old - Training Photos !!

    Next month Xena will be 4 years old. Doesn't seem 2 minutes since I brought her home, aged 10 weeks old - with lots of plans, hopes and aspirations for her. I don't think we've let each other down much in the last 4 years old. Nothing much I'd have changed. I've not posted some photographs...
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    4 x 4 choice - advice/info please

    Guys... I'd like your advice on 4 x 4 vehicles.. I have a fair bit of experience, but as we all know, time spent on reconnaissance is never time wasted. I'm going to buy a 4 x 4, as I'm sick and tired of being able to get home in the snow for day and weeks on end, due to the hilly location...
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    My review of the Security Chauffeur College

    I was recently invited to observe and assess a training day on the Security Chauffeur College’s security driver course. I readily accepted as I was in that part of the country anyway, visiting some friends and of course was very interested. Following several requests from people wanting to...
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    Beirut in the last 12 months anyone???

    Guys, A colleague of mine is going out to Beirut soon for a few days.. Anyone worked out there in the last 12 months and can chip in with some essential do's and don'ts and information please? Thanks :)
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    Extreme bite training video....

    I've put a few of Xena's recent bite clips onto one video..including some from this week, over bales of straw and also inside a vehicle... She's now 3.5 years old and a great dog to have around... 65lbs of courage, confidence, fun and tenacity.. Enjoy ; YouTube - K9 Xena Protection Dog...
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    Xena KNPV bite training

    A couple of short video clips from yesterday's training in the morning... When we're not competing in standard UK service dog trials, our bite training encompasses a few types/sports and KNPV is one of my favourites. Of course it's a sport that is dominated by Malinois, but I think Xena puts...
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    Xena - The Video - Service Dog 2010

    It's been quite a while in the making, but here's the video of our efforts at the BPSCA Service Dog of the year 2010, which we won; Hope you enjoy, YouTube - K9 Xena - Service/Working Dog of Year 2010 Any questions, thoughts, advice, comments appreciated.... :cool:
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    Protection Dog Training pics & vids..

    We always like some action photos on the forums, so here's some from today's training... We were in an old accommodation block, so did a variety of room searches, bites in corridors, bedrooms etc... Some normal bites and then some scenarios involving ground fighting - handler & bad guy...
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    Xena - cool protection videos...

    Some more scenario work - indoors, using a mock village; YouTube - K9 Xena - find/bark/bite Some training for John Davidson's forthcoming UKPPDA trials; YouTube - The UKPPDA Umbrella Test YouTube - UKPPDA Gadget and the mighty midget Xena is now just over 3 years old. I bought...
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    Bite/Manwork/Protection Photos from BPSCA Service Dog 2010

    A photographer who attended at the BPSCA Working/Service Dog Trials earlier in the month emailed me today with some photos of Xena during the manwork/protection phase of the trial. I think they're great We came in 2nd place in the manwork, dropping just 3 points behind Mick Tustain who won...
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    The Xena dog !

    I've been a few months since I posted some photos.... So to brighten things up, here's a few recent shots of my protection/trials dog Xena .... She's just over 3 years old now and is the most awesome and capable dog I've ever owned....
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    Police Advanced Motorcycle Riding....

    I don't know how many of you guys ride motorcycles, professionally or for pleasure... but thought I'd start this thread and see how it goes.. I'm currently on week 2 of my police advanced motorcycle course. It lasts 4 weeks in total. It's very demanding, yet very rewarding. Despite being out...
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    Cool military wall clock !!

    Hey, thought I'd share with you a recent purchase of mine. I wanted a new clock for my home study/office and wanted something a bit different. I did 6 years in the Air Force until 1997, prior to joining the police and I still like the odd piece of military orientated kit/gear. So when I saw a...
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    Traser H3 watches.. !

    Guys, some may already be aware of Traser H3 watches, others may not. One of my favourite watches, that I find myself wearing most is my Traser H3 Chrono It's so easy to read in all conditions and lights. The tritium vial dials, markers and counters mean in total darkness, the time...
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    Great Torches/Flashlights....

    I'm a self confessed Torch/Flashlight enthusiast. Can' have too many and the right flashlight for the right job etc.. However, thought I'd share with you both a manufacturer and a good website. The Brand is Fenix. The have some superb torches, extremely bright, multiple settings, LED...
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    Working GSD Pups x 2 for sale ....

    Just bringing to your attention to availability of 2 excellent German Shepherd Dog pups that are for sale. Only 2 males left. The rest of the litter bought by police. They are now 9 weeks old. Price: £400 each. The breeder is Mr Malcolm Pearce, from Barnsley, who bred my Xena. I popped in...
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    K9 acrobatic trust training [video]

    As many of you guys will know, trust and 'bonding' play a bit part in my training program. As I'm sure is the case with many of you. This kind of trust from the dog and confidence in each other, has took a couple of years to build - but I'm really proud of the 'bond' we have, if I don't mind...
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    Protection Dog v Ski Mask bad guy [video]

    Thought I'd share this training video with you guys... Xena, who'll be 3 years old in March, is coming on nicely and is quite a confident and courageous bitch, with a fair bit of 'presence'. Any thoughts, advice, comments and views are always welcome.. Regards, Gary YouTube - K9...
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    Karma

    Just thought I'd share with you a story/incident from today.. My unit and I (police stolen vehicle squad) were in a town targeting some criminals. Once we'd achieved what we'd set out to do, the rest of the afternoon was ours. Random stops, licence checks, looking for no-insurance drivers...
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