Episode 20- Ladies of K9 Double Drop

We are honored to sit down with Susan who is a who’s who in the K9 world. Her impressive career in K9 spans FOUR decades beginning in 1978-1989 with USAF, Military Working Dog handler, trainer & Kennelmaster.  (Insert whip cracking)   She worked a “small sniffer dog” SSD  at Hickam AFB, Hawaii, & 1 Patrol-drug. Patrol-drug at McConnell AFB, KS, a contraband (single purpose GSD) and 2 patrol-drug dogs at Yokohama AB, Japan.  From 1989-present: Dallas Police Department.  She was their First female patrol dog handler, been K9 in Dallas since and made Senior Corporal in 1993 where her first 2 dogs were patrol-explosive, 3rd was patrol, and now K9 Yoll.  She Lover of pointy-ears, floppy-swampmouth hound dogs, and maligators.  (Soft spot for pretty much any critter ‘cept snakes.  (Nope)

Thank you so much Susan!! Find her on Facebook and K9 Yoll has a Page too!!

Thank you to our amazing sponsors:
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Clint Morton at North Texas Working Decoy 214-796-3227

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Dogtra

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Thank you to our editor @dustiniswright at www.bracketdesigns.com

Music with permission By Brother Dege – Official www.brotherdege.blogspot.com, on itunes, Amazon, CD Baby or anywhere you stream digital media.

 

Episode 19: Ladies of K9 Double Drop: Muzzle Maven Alesha Brandt

We kick off our July Ladies of K9 with the Muzzle Maven herself, Alesha Brandt. Owner/ partner of three K9 industry businesses Eric and her talk about her start, her drive and what she wants to see from the women in this industry. She highlights the importance of social media and the tools to be good at it.

Find Alesha on this show or Working Dog Dry Goods or TorchlightK9!

Thank you to our amazing sponsors:
Southern Coast K9 southerncoastk9.com

877-903-DOGS

Clint Morton at North Texas Working Decoy 214-796-3227

Arnaud ALM Suits & K9 Equipment www.almk9equipment.com (download our podcast for special discount code)

Dogtra

Tripwire Operations Group www.tripwireops.org

Thank you to our editor @dustiniswright at www.bracketdesigns.com

Music with permission By Brother Dege – Official www.brotherdege.blogspot.com, on itunes, Amazon, CD Baby or anywhere you stream digital media.

Episode 18: Controlled Aggression with Jerry Bradshaw

Eric and Ted sit with now Two-Time guest Jerry Bradshaw owner of Tarheel K9 and The Godfather of PSA to discuss PSA, Scenario Based Training and his new podcast….. CONTROLLED AGGRESSION!!!

Thank you Jerry! Check Tarheel K9 out at www.tarheelK9.com and PSA at www.psak9.org

Thank you to our amazing sponsors:

Dogtra

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Tactical Police K9 Training at www.tacticalpolicek9training.com

Police K-9 Association at www.pk9a.com

Southern Coast K9 at www.southerncoastk9.com or 877.903.DOGS

Thank you to our editor @dustiniswright at www.bracketdesigns.com

Music with permission Brother Dege – Official www.brotherdege.blogspot.com, on itunes, Amazon, CD Baby or anywhere you stream digital media.

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Episode 17: Big Fred Fusco

The guys sit with Fred of Storm Tactical Consulting and talk about being a handler and running the program in a Tier 1 Unit. Fred gives his two best best pieces of advice to be a successful handler.

Fred is a veteran of the Army Special Operations Command and the owner of Storm Tactical Consulting. Fred served as a Green Beret medic in 5th Special Forces Group for a number of years before being assessed, selected, and trained to serve as an operator in the US Army’s Special Missions Unit. Over a long career, Fred has served as a Team Sergeant, Assaulter, Breacher, Medic, Sniper, Special Operations K9 Handler, and K9 Ops Sergeant Major. Fred’s career has spanned more than 20 years of service and now continues to serve as a contracted trainer to US Military, Government agencies, and Law Enforcement in a wide range of subjects such as tactical and precision shooting, tactics, K9, and leadership.

Thank you Fred, honor to have you on! To contact Storm Tactical Consulting and take a look at his 2018 Schedule visit him at http://stormtacticalconsu.wixsite.com/stormtactical

Thank you to our amazing sponsors:

Southern Coast K9 southerncoastk9.com

877-903-DOGS

Arnaud ALM Suits & K9 Equipment www.almk9equipment.com (download our podcast for special discount code)

Dogtra

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Tripwire Operations Group www.tripwireops.org

Thank you to our editor @dustiniswright at www.bracketdesigns.com

Music with permission By Brother Dege – Official www.brotherdege.blogspot.com, on itunes, Amazon, CD Baby or anywhere you stream digital media.

Episode 16: Howard Young Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office and Shelby PD

We sit with Howard and talk about his background and unique position of being hired as a civilian trainer for two departments K-9 units. We discuss selection and training and then Howard shares the heartbreaking event of losing one of his handlers on a call.

Thank you Howard.

Thank you to our amazing sponsors:

Dogtra

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Tactical Police K9 Training at www.tacticalpolicek9training.com

Police K-9 Association at www.pk9a.com

Southern Coast K9 at www.southerncoastk9.com or 877.903.DOGS

Thank you to our editor @dustiniswright at www.bracketdesigns.com

Music with permission Brother Dege – Official www.brotherdege.blogspot.com, on itunes, Amazon, CD Baby or anywhere you stream digital media.

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Episode 15: Bill Heiser

Eric and Ted talk with Southern Coast K9 Owner Bill Heiser! They talk about Bill’s background and the changes in the K9 world he saw coming post 9/11, the changes in the dogs now and green selection issues as well as Southern Coast K9’s phenomenal growth into a large vendor spanning several parts of the industry.

Thank you Bill! To reach Southern Coast about dog selection or class schedules give them a call at 877-903-DOGS

Thank you to our amazing sponsors:

Southern Coast K9 southerncoastk9.com

877-903-DOGS

Arnaud ALM Suits & K9 Equipment www.almk9equipment.com (download our podcast for special discount code)

Tripwire Operations Group www.tripwireops.org

Thank you to our editor @dustiniswright at www.bracketdesigns.com

Music with permission By Brother Dege – Official www.brotherdege.blogspot.com, on itunes, Amazon, CD Baby or anywhere you stream digital media.

Episode 14: DarkhorseK9 Ed Meyers and Albany County Sheriff Ken Stern

Ted and Eric start by talking medical marijuana and upcoming Supreme Court decisions effecting K9. They then catch up with the DarkHorse K9, Ed Meyers, and Albany county sheriffs office K9, Ken Stern.  They talk about recent social media and live TV k9 deployments and talk at length about the need for a shift in current training among training groups and units to scenario based training.  We talk about their wildly successful upcoming  training seminar in Albany NY, The New England Annual Street Tactics seminar, you do NOT want to miss this episode or that seminar!!!

On Facebook follow the Seminar at @NEstreettactics

Thank you to our amazing sponsors:

Tactical Police K9 Training at www.tacticalpolicek9training.com

Police K-9 Association at www.pk9a.com

Southern Coast K9 at www.southerncoastk9.com or 877.903.DOGS

Thank you to our editor @dustiniswright at www.bracketdesigns.com

Music with permission Brother Dege – Official www.brotherdege.blogspot.com, on itunes, Amazon, CD Baby or anywhere you stream digital media.

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Episode 13: RANTS with Eric & Ted

Booze fueled pet peeves from the guys! The guys later alcohol, profanity and pet peeves and talk what rubs them the wrong way in training, vendors, handlers, sourcing from Europe and training groups!!

Visit the guys on Social Media at @VanEssK9 or @Torchlightk9

Thank you to our amazing sponsors:

Southern Coast K9 southerncoastk9.com

877-903-DOGS

Arnaud ALM Suits & K9 Equipment www.almk9equipment.com (download our podcast for special discount code)

Tripwire Operations Group www.tripwireops.org

Thank you to our editor @dustiniswright at www.bracketdesigns.com

Music with permission By Brother Dege – Official www.brotherdege.blogspot.com, on itunes, Amazon, CD Baby or anywhere you stream digital media.

Episode 12 – Frank Ritter Running a K9 Unit, Tragic Loss and Forming New Bonds

The guys talk with Frank Ritter on his role as a K9 Unit Supervisor, how he turned the unit around and helped build it back up. We then want to warn you about the second half as Frank walks us through the tragic event that took two of his pack members and how he has formed a new bond in the wake.

Thank you so much for sharing Frank. You can follow him on Instagram at @fritter11
Thank you to our amazing sponsors:

Tactical Police K9 Training at www.tacticalpolicek9training.com

Police K-9 Association at www.pk9a.com

Southern Coast K9 at www.southerncoastk9.com or 877.903.DOGS

Thank you to our editor @dustiniswright at www.bracketdesigns.com

Music with permission Brother Dege – Official www.brotherdege.blogspot.com, on itunes, Amazon, CD Baby or anywhere you stream digital media.

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Episode 11- Master at Arms Benito Olson

We talk his entry into K9 in the Navy, him being selected  to handle for DEVGRU (SEAL TEAM 6) and a harrowing deployment that nearly cost him his life. We find out what Benny is doing now!

Thank you Benny!! To contact him about training your dog you can reach him at www.patriotdogtraining.com

Thank you to our amazing sponsors:

Southern Coast K9 southerncoastk9.com

877-903-DOGS

Arnaud ALM Suits & K9 Equipment www.almk9equipment.com (download our podcast for special discount code)

Tripwire Operations Group www.tripwireops.org

Thank you to our editor @dustiniswright at www.bracketdesigns.com

Music with permission By Brother Dege – Official www.brotherdege.blogspot.com, on itunes, Amazon, CD Baby or anywhere you stream digital media.