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Forum: Schutzhund/IPO Training 07-03-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 571
Posted By cliffson1
I really don't know what a schutzhund dog is, but...

I really don't know what a schutzhund dog is, but my advice is raise your dog like a normal family dog. Socialization won't change the temperament though it may help outward expression. Your dog can...
Forum: Bloodlines & Pedigrees 07-02-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By cliffson1
I'm sure there will be folks on here who can...

I'm sure there will be folks on here who can answer your questions. Lotta knowledgeable people about everything......good luck!
Forum: The Breed Standard 07-01-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 491
Posted By cliffson1
Good luck, you sound like you will be committed...

Good luck, you sound like you will be committed and provide a good home. I know of hundreds even thousands of people who have 2,3, or even 4 dogs that live with them. German Shepherds I haven't found...
Forum: Bloodlines & Pedigrees 07-01-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By cliffson1
Plenty of them in the Czech, West working, and...

Plenty of them in the Czech, West working, and DDR lines, still a few in german Showlines, but always remember it's the combination of both parents that more heavier influence the ability to " tend...
Forum: Breeding - General 06-21-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 16,448
Posted By cliffson1
My last post on this thread:p, I'm not anti sport...

My last post on this thread:p, I'm not anti sport or anti show. I am anti breeding FOR show or sport. Why do I think sport will diminish the functional use of the breed? Because like Show, likes and...
Forum: Breeding - General 06-21-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 16,448
Posted By cliffson1
Carmen, I was being tongue in Cheek. People...

Carmen, I was being tongue in Cheek. People started breeding dogs FOR show during the sixties approximately. We see how that turned out. The sport craze really gathered steam in 80/90s, give it...
Forum: Breeding - General 06-20-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 16,448
Posted By cliffson1
I agree with Blitzkrieg!:D, because the GS was...

I agree with Blitzkrieg!:D, because the GS was not created to be a top sport dog!! The founder actually implored future breeders to not breed FOR show or trials.
Forum: Breeding - General 06-19-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 16,448
Posted By cliffson1
The fourth line should be "breeding...

The fourth line should be "breeding programs"...... I can't navigate the time out on the edit.:mad:
Forum: Breeding - General 06-19-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 16,448
Posted By cliffson1
If you judge dogs of thirty years ago by drives...

If you judge dogs of thirty years ago by drives sought for excellence in IPO, then the dogs are gonna look less than stellar to those who can only assess through those prisms. Dogs bred today for...
Forum: Breeding - General 06-18-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 16,448
Posted By cliffson1
There is difference in IPO and Sch in principle....

There is difference in IPO and Sch in principle. Vandal is talking about Sch and Gator and Blitzkrieg are talking about IPO......IN PRINCIPLE!, imo.
Forum: Bloodlines & Pedigrees 06-17-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By cliffson1
Thanks for your post, because Bobby called last...

Thanks for your post, because Bobby called last week and I forgot to return the call until I read this thread:p....Anyway, I agree with the above posters about quality of breeding. I would strongly...
Forum: Breeding - General 06-16-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 16,448
Posted By cliffson1
New people have a difficult time these days...

New people have a difficult time these days getting that " dog" unless they are fortunate enough to have guidance from experienced people in the breed. My answer to the question wouldn't be...
Forum: Breeding - General 06-16-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 16,448
Posted By cliffson1
Show when it was young was good for the breed,...

Show when it was young was good for the breed, now forty years later going in same Bl and red direction many question the goodness for producing versatile working dogs. Is it possible for sport to...
Forum: Breeding - General 06-16-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 16,448
Posted By cliffson1
I support what Anne says that I think flys over a...

I support what Anne says that I think flys over a lot of people's heads. Sch used to be sort of a prelude of preparation for a dog that was designed to showcase the raw abilities of the dog. Now, it...
Forum: Schutzhund/IPO Training 06-09-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 693
Posted By cliffson1
Nice job!

Nice job!
Forum: Bloodlines & Pedigrees 05-28-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,720
Posted By cliffson1
@Zudnic.....very insightful post.....you have...

@Zudnic.....very insightful post.....you have wisdom exceeding many who have decades in the breed.
Forum: The Breed Standard 05-27-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 12,558
Posted By cliffson1
Just a routine question.....if you are a...

Just a routine question.....if you are a president of a working dog club, and you have minimal experience actually working dogs, then what is the source of your expertise. ( not directed at Dr....
Forum: Schutzhund/IPO Training 05-19-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,585
Posted By cliffson1
And these Judges are considered experts by virtue...

And these Judges are considered experts by virtue of their position and title....:(...smh!!!
Forum: Schutzhund/IPO Training 05-14-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,585
Posted By cliffson1
@ Martemchik?....the dog I raised and sent to...

@ Martemchik?....the dog I raised and sent to police last year was primarily defense with strong aggression and good nerve. The dog before him was high prey and high fight and he went to LE. Dog...
Forum: Schutzhund/IPO Training 05-14-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,585
Posted By cliffson1
Two questions Martemchik......who is producing...

Two questions Martemchik......who is producing and breeding the gene pool from which the "quote" working dogs come from? Pet people or Sport? Two, if you are a person of typical mindset of sport...
Forum: Schutzhund/IPO Training 05-13-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,585
Posted By cliffson1
Excellent Post Jarko....we have redefined nerve...

Excellent Post Jarko....we have redefined nerve today based on sport field etiquette, as opposed to reality working traits. Which is valid if you consider the sport field the epitome of work. Many...
Forum: Bloodlines & Pedigrees 05-13-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By cliffson1
I see red flags and things to be mindful of as...

I see red flags and things to be mindful of as somewhat different. In the above breeding I don't see anything as a red flag, but there are always issues of nerves, reactiveness, testicles, bite, etc...
Forum: Bloodlines & Pedigrees 05-13-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By cliffson1
I would think that this litter would have some...

I would think that this litter would have some pups with a " little edge". Again, a litter with a wide spectrum of drives and temperaments. The individual pupy is more important than overall breeding...
Forum: Bloodlines & Pedigrees 05-12-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By cliffson1
A lot of good dogs individually in pedigree. Not...

A lot of good dogs individually in pedigree. Not a fan of mothers sire line. Pups should have a lot of drive, not a fan on how the breeding is constructed, but that's a personal bias. This is kind of...
Forum: Bloodlines & Pedigrees 05-11-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By cliffson1
Moderate to higher drives, very strong...

Moderate to higher drives, very strong temperament, some pups may need firm hand. Litter will not be uniform in structure or temperament. Could have some edginess, though it's not with weak nerves. A...
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