When it comes to working dogs, Kenny Licklider of Vohne Liche Kennels is a legend in the industry. Here Kenny shares his thoughts on the history of working dogs in the U.S. and the importance of training and nutrition.Continue Reading →
Vohne Liche Kennels, a full-service K-9 training facility for Police and Military Service Dogs, and Kinetic Performance Dog Food, named Investigator Joshua Czys and K-9 Tasja of the Town of Campbell Police Department in La Crosse, Wisconsin as the winners of the 2019 K-9 of the Year contest. Investigator Czys ...Continue Reading →
This article originally appeared in the March 2018 issue of Schutzhund USA Magazine.
We all know that active working dogs have higher nutritional requirements than the typical house dog. These dogs are athletes with the corresponding caloric requirements that go along with the elevated energy and activity levels. For the high performance dog, though, it’s not only about meeting nutritional requirements. When and how you feed can have a significant impact on the performance level of your working dog. Here are ...Continue Reading →
It’s a pretty rare event to see an active working K9 carrying excess weight. In fact, the opposite is generally the more likely situation. The combination of breed and drive in working K9s often results in a dog that burns a ton of energy and has a great deal of difficulty maintaining weight. This can jeopardize the health and performance of a valuable canine team member who serves on the front line of protection; whether police, private security ...Continue Reading →