Many do not know or underestimate the value of the IPO. (Protection dog examination)
The IPO was created to assess the dog’s ability to operate under specific conditions and with specific rules from officially recognized Working Judges < / strong>.
Dogs that have been tested have proven and sealed proof that they are trained.
It focuses on developing and evaluating all the qualities that make it an effective working dog and a reliable companion . It is impossible for a dog to pass the test without having the necessary characteristics with a balanced character, strong temperament, willingness to learn and self-confidence.
Depending on the dog’s age and level of training it can be tested for BH, IPO1, IPO2 or IPO3. Each subsequent test requires success of the previous one. (eg for IPO1 successful BH)
The BH test (companion dog test) is the first test a dog can have (age 15 months and older). It is a test aimed at all dogs regardless of breed and size. It is the test that tests the dog’s obedience and temperament near people with and without a leash. His reactions to crowds of people, cars, cyclists, other dogs, noises, etc.
The dog is evaluated and, passes or does not pass the examination.
The IPO examination has three phases:
C: Protection Duties
Each phase controls different characteristics of the dog and each level is more difficult with more exercises and duration than the previous one. Through the IPO examination we can test the dog’s natural instincts, his ability to solve problems, his perseverance (tracking), his willingness to please his handler, his intelligence, his ability to learn and his balanced character (obedience), confidence, courage, strength, toughness and balance (protection duties)
A dog with the above supplies is not simply a good working dog but also an ideal companion .
IPO is the sport with the dog . If your mood and time allow, working with your dog can become a healthy hobby .
Cooperation with your dog, contact with nature, communication with athletes and dogs, competition and mutual assistance, discipline and result.
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