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June 28, 2014 by Leslie in News, Schutzhund, Schutzhund Articles

RCC IPO Scorebooks Now Available

Scorebooks are required for IPO, BST, LBST, and ABST events. The RCC scorebook will also be accepted at applicable events held by the following clubs: USRC, GSSCC – the RCC is also working towards agreements with the DVG and USCA. Download: RCC SCOREBOOK APPLICATION (FILLABLE) Download: RCC VERIFICATION TATTOO-MICROCHIP (FILLABLE) Please enclose the following

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March 30, 2012 by Leslie in Schutzhund Articles

My Introduction to Schutzhund

Hello to all RCC Members and all the Rottweiler enthusiasts! Perhaps I should first introduce myself. I’m Patricia Cook and I have been blessed to be the owner of the dog on the front cover of the Winter 2002 issue of Rottweilers in Canada (Heike). I decided that I wanted

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March 30, 2012 by Leslie in Schutzhund Articles, Schutzhund Rottweilers, Sieger Show Articles, Temperament Articles

What is the Ztp and the BST?

The Zuchttauglichkeitsprufung (Ztp) and Breed Suitability Test (BST) are basically the same breeding suitability test. The test evaluates the dog’s conformation and character to determine if the dog is a suitable candidate in a breeding program in both type and temperament. In Germany, a litter may not be registered unless

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April 09, 2011 by Leslie in Schutzhund Articles, Tracking Articles, Training Articles

What is Schutzhund Tracking?

The schutzhund track tests a dog’s mental and physical capabilities. Tracking is the area I find the most challenging but is also the area I enjoy the most. I will be writing a series of articles on schutzhund tracking. Before discussing how I teach tracking to puppies, I am going

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