Newsletter#33: Another batch of fine new trainers… and, understanding what we need: active dogs.

Alex Schmidt and Heidi Schütz organized a fantastic event. There was plenty of parking; there were places to walk dogs; there were 3 training fields available, one with agility equipment and one with Schutzhund equipment. There was a club house with three toilets for men and three for women, a kitchen, and a large covered alcove with picnic tables for eating or for hiding under in case of bad wea...
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Newsletter#32: Well Informed Skilled People Move Ahead Quickly Without the Burdens on the Past

Bart and Michael arrived in Ludwigsburg on Friday evening. Saturday morning looked nice and the seminar was off to a nice start at 9 am sharp with 80 people in attendence. It was a terrific group of people and some very talented dogs and dog trainers. We see that the people in the sport are getting younger and younger. Many are able (within a year or two) to catch up or pass many of their older co...
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Newsletter#31: The Desire for Basic Food Makes the Drive (Don’t Make Him Picky with Dessert Choices)

The weekend in Bramsche was enjoyable. The facilities were outstanding. Our contact, Dirk Oevermann, met us at the club when we arrived and showed us around and to our hotel where we ate well and slept early to be properly rested for a 9 a.m. start Saturday morning.... ...
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Newsletter#30: Whiskey on the Rocks… Please!!!

The organization for the August 3-4, 2013 was superb. Bart and Michael arrived in Bötzow on Friday afternoon, having left Hassleben on Friday morning. There was plenty of parking at the Hundeplatz, and there was plenty of space to run dogs. There was a sound system for Bart to use at the seminar, a well run kitchen, a bar for the evening, and plenty of shade under the tents to hide from the sun d...
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Newsletter#29: The Pendulum Swings…

The organization for the August 3-4, 2013 was superb. Bart and Michael arrived in Bötzow on Friday afternoon, having left Hassleben on Friday morning. There was plenty of parking at the Hundeplatz, and there was plenty of space to run dogs. There was a sound system for Bart to use at the seminar, a well run kitchen, a bar for the evening, and plenty of shade under the tents to hide from the sun d...
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