The Inner Workings of Schutzhund Clubs
One of the first pieces of advice given to those new to Schutzhund is: “Find a club.” But how do clubs REALLY work? This blog tackles it all
How Helpful Are You?
Schutzhund/IPO, now IGP, is not a sport to be trained alone. At some point, we need help. But there is help, and then there is "help&qu
Schutzhund Club in Action: O.G. Indianapolis
O.G. Indianapolis is well-known for its quality of training and success in Schutzhund. Let's take a closer look at this powerhouse of a
Ever wonder what’s expected of you during training? Or how to interact with your helper? Read on to learn about appropriate conduct for Schu
Are You a Good IPO Club Member?
What does it take to be a good Schutzhund club member? What do IPO clubs look for in prospective members wishing to train in Schutzhund? Hin
4 Misconceptions of Schutzhund Clubs
Families are complicated. Clubs, the "family units" of IPO, are complicated and open to misunderstanding. Avoid these 4 misconcept
Your First Visit and Evaluation
Time for your first exposure to Schutzhund/IPO training! What should you do during your visit? What can you expect during your dog's evaluat
Preparing for Your Schutzhund Club Visit
You've made contact with a Schutzhund club, and you are ready to visit. But how should you prepare? What should you bring? What can you expe
No Club - Now What?
Schutzhund clubs provide the handler with a support group and training team. But alas, there are no clubs near you, or they are all full. No
The Right Fit: Finding Your IPO Club
What's a Schutzhund club all about? How do you know if a training club is the right fit for you? If you are searching for a Schutzhund club