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post #1 of 58 (permalink) Old 03-14-2011, 09:44 AM Thread Starter
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Bloodlines on actual Working Police K-9's

What bloodlines do you normally see on working police K-9's? I know this is a big question since - what is normal? However realistically I would think that there would be certain things one might notice time and again. For example:

1) Where do most of the police K-'s trace back to? West German working lines? DDR dogs? Czech dogs? Belgian? Etc....

2) What specific animals do you tend to see over and over? Asko Lutter? Troll Nachbarschaft? Grim Pohrinicini Straze? etc?
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I don't really think there is much consistency in this considering the wide variety of dogs I've seen in PD's.

Obviously there are certain lines or dogs that I'm sure people think are better fits for the job, but that opinion can vary widely.

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There is no consistency. Police K9s can be Czech, German working, German show, Dutch, European no-papers, mali-GSDx, or American backyard bred or well-bred American working lines. It just depends one where they got their dog from and where their broker picked up their K9 prospects.

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post #4 of 58 (permalink) Old 03-16-2011, 12:19 PM
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yes it is the individual dogs known for it i think u have to talk to people who are police canine trainers and breeders who produce for k9 units and personal protection

a lot of these dogs come from certain shutzund lines it seems but not just any lines they have to be the right one find someone u trust there are smart people on these boards that can help u

i have a leerburg protection video for fun to see i always thought czech dogs were the k9s but oh boy after watching some of those west german dogs can really kick ass
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post #5 of 58 (permalink) Old 03-16-2011, 12:38 PM
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Alot of German imports are used in police work they arent cheap and most and do almost every one is KV. Temperment is of the most importance you will almost never see a show dog or its lines used in police work as drive is the second most important, and as far as any dog off the street please. Most people do not want a true working GSD as they tend to be the more dominant, independent, with extreemly high drive and require a handler with dedication, and understanding of GSD behavior, they must be taught respect from an early age and most people just dont have the time or patients to give them the work or exercise needed. You will find American breeders which breed actual German line GSDs for this sole purpose. If you want a good working dog do not look for a show dog, and talk to Schutzhund clubs, and local police departments.
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Nice, and enough said not just any dog off the street.
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post #8 of 58 (permalink) Old 03-16-2011, 02:31 PM
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I heard somewhere have no idea if it is true that New York state doesn't buy their dogs-they go to the shelters or get donations. But depending on what the task is dogs from the shelters could be used
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I think there a few Brawnson sons doing police work now.

I had a son of Grim z Pohraninci straze who was a retired dual purpose K9. Active, stable and willing to work at 12 years old.
I also have seen a very nice W German Showline, son of Fedor vom Batu on a department.

Several of the smaller departments in my area seem to have whatever they can find... from shelters or local breeders. I have never seen the dogs work so cannot speak to that.
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Most of theGerman Shepherd police service dogs are imported European working lines. American show lines are very rarely used. West German high dogs are used, West German working lines, Czech etc
A large portion of police service dogs are imported Mals and Dutchies
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