Tracking - Arthur Collins
With more than 34 years of involvement in IPO working dog sport, I have titled several dogs from BH to IPO 3, FH. From the very first time that I showed up at a local club in Berlin Germany, I was hooked on the sport.
Tracking is a passion of mine. There is nothing better than watching a dog perform with their skills in the field and seeing the dog/handler team working as one.
As to my judging style, I always do my best to be fair and consistent in evaluating every competitor from start to finish. I have judged tracking at 3 regional championships and laid tracks at 8 regional championships.
Best wishes to each competing team!
Obedience and Protection - Robert Johantgen
I started in the sport of Schutzhund in 2003. From the very first time I showed up at the local club's training field, I was hooked! Since that day, I have lived and breathed this incredible sport 7 days a week. It is a never-ending learning experience and the bond you develop with your dogs is unsurpassed by anything I have ever done before.
My entire life, I have strived to be the best at whatever I do in life, and this sport is no exception. Although I have yet to find "THE" dog with the temperament and qualities to get me to the higher levels of competition, I have taken the dogs I have bought or bred, and trained them to the highest level they are capable of. I have finished well at the club and regional levels, earning 1st place in two regionals at the IPO 2 Level, and 2nd in the S/W regional at the IPO 3 level.
Tracking is a passion of mine. I truly love my time in the field with the dogs; refining their skills and watching them progress. As to my judging style, I always do my absolute best to be fair and consistent in evaluating every competitor from start to finish, and I want to wish every Competitor the absolute best of Luck!!