January 16, 2013

K-9 Olympics Facts

  • This year, Vohne Liche Kennels hosted the 13th annual K9 Olympics in Denver, Indiana.

  • Judges and trainers from all over the world come to Vohne Liche for the K9 Olympics.

  • The K9 Olympics features various events, including open area searches, obedience tests, and an obstacle course.

  • Yasmin Gonzalez is a trainer at Vohne Liche Kennels, and the only VLK trainer participating in this year's K9 Olympics.

  • Dennis Fetzer is the General Manager at Vohne Liche Kennels.

  • Frank Lacaden is a K9 handler from the Sherriff's department in Oahu, Hawaii.

  • The song "Slow Ride" was released in 1975 by the British rock group Foghat.

  • A vehicle extraction is where a K9 is sent to apprehend a suspect that is either inside or below a vehicle.

  • "Los" is the Dutch command for "Leave it".

  • "Blijf" is a Dutch command meaning "stay".

  • "Af" is a Dutch command meaning "down".

  • "Stellen" is a Dutch command meaning "bite".


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