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On this episode we interviewed our friend Eric Stanbro. If you are affiliated with this industry in any capacity and don’t know who Eric is you must be living under a rock. Conflict free ecollar use was discussed in depth. Eric describes how the techniques which have proven to be very effective with pets are also proving to be just as effective with police dogs. Eric’s latest venture includes ecollar classes for working dogs. The classes are filling up quickly. If you want to learn more about conflict free ecollar techniques this is the episode for you. For listeners that don't know, Eric is the founder and owner of VanEss K9 Academy. He worked as a K9 handler and trainer from 2005-2018, recently retired as the head trainer from Canton Police Department K9 Unit, along with the Police K9 Association. Eric spent time as a trainer for Naval Special Warfare Group 1 (SEALs) training, America’s elite Multi-Purpose Working Dogs. He is also the co-host of Working Dog Radio podcast, where he interviews trainers and handlers from all over the world. Eric’s passion for training dogs is evident in everything he does. He has trained dogs of all breeds, ages, and sizes, for work or just being a well-adjusted member of your family. If you are a pet owner, rest assured that your dog is in good hands with Eric and his team. If you are a K9 handler, Eric will do everything possible to make sure your dog is ready for the streets and will perform at the highest levels.
Follow Eric on Instagram @VanEssk9 and @rsk9ohio.