- Dog sport clubs are clubs where trainers can show off their dog's skills of obedience, protection, and bite work.
- Shannon Nieuwkoop is the president of the North American Ringsport Association, the governing body of French Ring Sport in the U.S.
- The "Object Guard" event is where a dog stands guard at a basket or some other item and prevents a decoy from taking that item.
- A blind is an object that obstructs the view of the decoy from the dog.
- The palisade event is a ring sport event where a dog leaps over a wall.
- Kenny and the VLK trainers establish a dog's hunt drive by using a tennis ball.
- T.E.D.D. stands for Tactical Explosive Detector Dogs, and these dogs are trained to find explosive devices for various branches of the military.
- Terri Rzasa is a former Wabash County Police Officer who currently is a trainer for the T.E.D.D. program.
- Military K-9s tend to advance in front of ground units to sweep for explosive devices, protecting the lives of each soldier in the unit.
- A road clear is where an explosive detection dog advances in front of a military unit searching for explosive devices.
- The soldiers on the night training exercise are using Night Observation Devices, or N.O.D.s, which allow the soldier to see in the dark without light.
- Currently the prominent breed trained as a T.E.D.D. at VLK is the German Shepherd.
- There are two ponds and one manmade lake on the VLK property.
January 16, 2013
Michigan Impossible Facts