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 →
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 →
This article originally appeared in the Winter 2016 Issue of Vohne Liche Kennels’ American Working Dog Magazine.
There seems to be a lot of misinformation in the world of dog food when it comes to ingredients. We’ve touched on some of these in the past when discussing the perceived benefits of grain free foods. Another common misconception is the perceived superiority of whole meats versus meals and by-products. To illustrate the flaws in this, we’ll use the various ...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 →