Irene Klotz – in memoriam

It is with a deep sadness that we mourn the passing of lifetime member Irene Klotz. Irene’s impact on the GSSCC over the years is immeasurable – from patient translation to liaising with nearly anyone in Germany that we needed help with, to beginner’s clumsy questions about trial procedure. Irene has made a profound and lasting impression on the sport of Schutzhund in Canada. Our sympathy and thoughts are with Bernie and family.

The Service of Remembrance for Irene Klotz is the 19th of July from 10:00 am – 11:00 am at the Klassen Funeral Home located at 1897 Henderson Highway, Winnipeg, MB R2G 1P4.  Stories and memories can be posted here.

 

Quebec Dangerous Dog Legislation

reposted from GSSCC website

To all GSSCC members:

The GSSCC has joined the Canadian Working Dog Federation and the Canadian Kennel Club to fight against the new Quebec Dangerous Dog legislation proposal.

We are calling for all members to submit their feedback before JUNE 28 to the Secretary General of the Province of Quebec, using a specific document which can be found here: http://cwdf.ca/…/template-letter-quebec-draft-legislation.d…

CKC’s announcement can be found here:
https://mailchi.mp/…/members-encouraged-to-submit-feedback-….

GSSCC Board of Directors

Condolences

It is with great sadness that we inform our members and friends of the passing of long time Saugeen Schutzhund Club Director Sandra Stepanis. Sandra passed away peacefully in South-Lake Hospital  June 1 with family by her side.

Sandra has been a welcoming figure to many new members in the sport and is fondly remembered by all for her ever-ready smile and hospitality.

Our deepest sympathies go out to her husband Pando and her family.

 

 

National Helper Seminar Moved

PLEASE NOTE
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the 2019 Ontario Region National Helper Seminar has  changed location.

The seminar will now be held at Scarborough Select German Shepherd Schutzhund Club.

We hope to have lots support from the regional members. Please come and support the region helpers, they work hard and dedicate lots of their personal time to make sure your dogs are work properly and safely.

WE ALSO NEED HANDLERS & DOGS FOR THE SATURDAY & SUNDAY

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Quick Reference Guide to the New IGP (formerly IPO/Schutzhund) rules

New Rules effective Jan 1, 2019.

When trialing, please remember that you can ask the judge for clarification in the handlers’ meeting.


This information was extracted from the International Utility Dogs Regulations effective 1 Jan 2019.  For a clearer under standing of the regulations you should read the International Utility Dogs Regulations.     

Alternately – you may wish to download the word document here for your ease of reference. NEW IGP 2019 21 Feb


NEW IGP / IPO / SCHH ROUTINES

Quick Reference Guide

 

Note: This information below was extracted from the International Utility Dogs Regulations effective 1 Jan 2019. For a clearer under standing of the regulations you should read the International Utility Dogs Regulations.

And the GSSCC, 2019 rules. Posted on the web page.

This contains information and routines for IGP 1/2/3 and BH-VT

(BH-VT / Obedience / Protection / Tracking)

All subject to change without notice.

“Dogs must be able to be touched. At any time at the discretion of the judge the dog may be approached and/or touched.”

 


BH-VT

  • Report on leash to the judge
  • Report your name and dogs name.
  • On Judges instruction go to start position or long down.
  • Note: you must be ready to start by the time the long down is in position.

 

Obedience BH-VT  (On and Off Leash )  On Leash 15 pts, Off Leash 15 Pts

Commands: “Fuss” / “Heel”

  • From; Basic Position (on Leash)
  • Heel / Fuss out straight 50 +- paces then about turn.
  • Heel / Fuss normal 10-15 paces
  • Change to fast (run) 10-15 paces
  • Change to slow 10-15 paces
  • Change to normal pace 10-15 paces
  •     Note: you can use command Heel/Fuss at each pace changes
  • Right turn; minimum 15 paces right turn, minimum 15 paces about turn
  • Go about 7 paces stop (dog should sit)
  • Look at judge, to continue
  • Go about 7 paces left turn
  • Go to group go around 2 people figure 8 (left and right)
  • Stop close to a person. Dog sits, On Judges signal Heel out of group,
  • Back to start marker. Facing down the field,

On Judges Signal remove leash (Off leash)

  • Heel / Fuss out straight 50 paces then about turn.
  • Heel / Fuss normal 10-15 paces
  • Change to fast (run) 10-15 paces
  • Change to slow 10-15 paces
  • Change to normal pace 10-15 paces  Stop, look to judge, Back to start position
  • Note: you can use command Heel/Fuss at each pace changes

Sit out of Motion   10 pts

Commands: “Fuss” / “Heel” – “Sitz” / “Sit”

  • Take up basic position
  • On Judges signal Heel / Fuss 10-15 paces
  • Sit your dog (see note below)
  • Go another 15 paces stop turn around face your dog
  • On Judges signal return to your dog.
  • Take up basic position

Down with Recall:  10 pts

Commands: “Fuss” / “Heel”, “Platz” / “Down” and “Hier” / “Come” OR dog’s name, “Fuss” / “Heel”

Depending on field size, keep going or return to start position

  • Take up basic position
  • On Judges signal Heel / Fuss 10-15 paces
  • Command to down (see note below)
  • Go another 30 paces stop turn around face your dog
  • On Judges signal call you dog (hier /come or name/ (only one))
  • Dog in front wait 3 sec. finish to the basic position

 

**After the recall Dog in basic position. Replace your leash**

 

NOTE. Motion exercises may be completed 2 ways only: stopped or in motion   (slight pause change of pace is now incorrect). If stopped and the sit or down command is given, wait 3 sec pause, and then leave the dog. If done in motion as in IGP 1-2-3, no change in movement is allowed (as always). The sit and the down may be done differently without deduction. Example: handler stops to give sit and waits 3 sec and leaves, then for the down the handler does it in motion without stopping.

 

LONG DOWN  (Down under Distraction)   10 pts

Commands: “Platz” / “Down”, “Sitz” / “Sit”

 

  • Heel to the long down marker,
  • Dog sits.  look at judge, remove leash on signal.
  • Say down / platz  your dog on judges signal
  • Walk away to designated spot (about 30 paces.) back to the dog
  • On Judges signal return to your dog
  • Dog is still down stand in basic position tell dog to sit. (3 sec,)
  • Replace leash.
  • (if last dog. report out to judge, if first dog do heeling routine)

 

*****Some time during the trial you will do a traffic test as determined by the judge

Bicycles, cars, runners’ skateboards groups of people other dogs. Ect

(40 points)

TRAFFIC/SAFETY TEST

ENCOUNTER WITH A GROUP OF PEOPLE

On the judge’s request the handler and the dog walk along a designated stretch of the sidewalk. The dog is on a leash.

  • ENCOUNTER WITH BICYCLISTS
  • ENCOUNTER WITH CARS
  • ENCOUNTER WITH JOGGERS OR INLINE SKATERS
  • ENCOUNTER WITH  OTHER DOGS
  • BEHAVIOUR OF THE LEASHED DOG TOWARD OTHER ANIMALS WHEN  LEFT ALONE IN TRAFFIC FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME

“Dogs must be able to be touched. At any time at the discretion of the judge the dog may be approached and/or touched.”



Obedience:


IGP 1

 

Report on leash to the judge

Report your name and dog’s name and what you’re doing: i.e. “Jane and Rex, reporting for IGP 1 Obedience”

You will be told long down or working first. And to remove your leash.

 

Obedience 15 pts

Commands: “Fuss” / “Heel”

 

  • In start position, on Judges signal (off Leash)
  • Heel / Fuss out straight 50+-  paces then about turn.
  • Note: 2-gun shots after 15+- paces
  • Heel / Fuss normal 10-15 paces
  • Change to fast (run) 10-15 paces
  • Change to slow 10-15 paces
  • Change to normal pace 10-15 paces
  • Note: you can use command heel/fuss at pace changes
  • Right turn minimum 15 paces right turn, minimum. 15 paces about turn
  • Go about 7 paces stop (dog should sit)
  • Look at judge, to continue
  • Start, go about 7 paces left turn
  • Go to group go around 2 people figure 8 (left and right)
  • Stop close to a person. look at judge to continue
  • Heel / Fuss back to start position

 

Sit out of Motion 10 pts

Commands: “Fuss” / “Heel” – “Sitz” / “Sit”

 

  • Take up basic position
  • On Judges signal Heel / Fuss 10-15 paces
  • Command to sit
  • Go another 15 paces stop turn around face your dog
  • On Judges signal return to your dog.
  • Take up basic position

 

Down with Recall: 10 pts

Commands: “Fuss” / “Heel”, “Platz” / “Down” and “Hier” / “Come” OR dog’s name, “Fuss” / “Heel”

 

Depending on field size, keep going or return to start position

 

  • Take up basic position
  • On Judges signal Heel / Fuss 10-15 paces
  • Command to   down / platz
  • Go another 30 paces stop turn around face your dog
  • On Judges signal, call you dog (hier /come or name/ (only one))
  • Dog in front wait 3 sec. finish to the basic position.
  • On Judges signal heel to dumbbells / jumps
  • Heel to the dumbbells. Take the small dumbbell (650 g.)

 

Retrieve on the Flat: 15 pts

Commands: “Bring” / “Fetch”, “Aus” / “Out”, “Fuss” / “Heel”

 

  • Heel to the designated spot for the retrieve on the flat.
  • On Judges signal, throw the dumbbell.
  • Dumbbell must be thrown approx. 10 meters away
  • If you move a leg to toss the dumbbell Pause 3 sec,
  • Once dumbbell has stopped rolling send your dog to retrieve.
  • Dog returns sitting in front pause 3 sec, take dumbbell (out) hold in right hand
  • pause 3 sec, finish. to the basic position.  On Judges signal
  • Heel to 1-meter jump.

 

Retrieve over the 1m hurdle   15 pts

Commands: “Hopp” / “Jump”, “Bring” / “Fetch”, “Aus” / “Out”, “Fuss” / “Heel”

 

  • Set up no less then 4 meters from the jump
  • On Judges signal, Throw the dumbbell over the 1m jump
  • (about 4 meters past the jump)
  • Pause 3 sec. tell dog to jump then when in motion tell dog to bring
  • Dog returns with dumbbell, sits in front wait 3 sec. take dumbbell (out)
  • Pause 3 sec. finish. to the basic position. On Judges signal
  • Heel and return dumbbell to stand.

 

Climbing over the scaling wall 15 pts

Commands: “Hopp” / “Jump”  ,Hier /come , “Fuss” / “Heel”

 

  • Heel to angle wall
  • Take up designated spot. From basic position on Judges signal leave your dog.  (sit)
  • Go to other side of the angle wall. (4 m from jump)
  • On Judges signal call your dog,
  • (jump command, Over / hopp or name and front command (here)
  • Once in front pause 3 sec then finish. to the basic position,
  • On Judges signal
  • Heel to obedience start position.

 

Send out with Down: 10 pts

Commands: “Fuss” / “Heel”, “Voraus” / “Go Out”, “Platz” / “Down”, “Sitz”/ “Sit”

 

  • On Judges signal
  • Heel out 10-15 paces and send your dog out
  • once dog is sent, handler can raise one arm. (point direction)
  • Dog must run out straight about 30 meters on Judges signal
  • Down your dog.
  • On Judges signal go to your dog,
  • Dog still down stand beside your dog, on Judges signal sit your dog.
  • On Judges signal, Heel to long down if first dog or report out

 

Long Down 10 pts

Commands: “Platz” / “Down”, “Sitz” / “Sit”

 

  • Heel/fuss to long down marker
  • On Judges signal. down your dog pause 3 sec. move forward about 30 paces as directed by the Judge. Stop and keep back to your dog.
  • On Judges signal return to your dog
  • Stand next to your dog on Judges signal sit your dog. Heel forward about 30 paces and stop while other handler does his send out.
  • Report out to judge or move to obedience start position.

IGP 2

 

Report off leash to the judge

Report your name and dogs name and what your doing “IGP 2 Obedience”

You will be told long down or working first

 

Obedience 15 pts

Commands: “Fuss” / “Heel”

 

  • In start position, on Judges signal
  • Heel / Fuss out straight 50+- paces then about turn.
  • Note: 2-gun shots after 15+- paces
  • Heel / fuss normal 10-15 paces
  • Change to fast (run) 10-15 paces
  • Change to slow 10-15 paces
  • Change to normal pace 10-15 paces
  • Note: you can use command heel/fuss at pace changes
  • Right turn minimum approx. 15 paces right turn, minimum. 15 paces about turn
  • Go about 7 paces stop (dog should sit)
  • Look at judge, to continue
  • Start, go about 7 paces left turn
  • Go to group go around 2 people figure 8 (left and right)
  • Stop close to a person. look at judge to continue
  • Heel/fuss back to start position

 

Sit out of Motion 10 pts

Commands: “Fuss” / “Heel” – “Sitz” / “Sit”

 

  • Take up basic position
  • On Judges signal heel/fuss 10-15 paces
  • Command to sit
  • Go another 15 paces stop turn around face your dog
  • On Judges signal return to your dog.
  • Take up basic position

 

Down with Recall: 10 pts

Commands: “Fuss” / “Heel”, “Platz” / “Down” and “Hier” / “Come” OR dog’s name, “Fuss” / “Heel”

 

Depending on field size, keep going or return to start position

 

  • Take up basic position
  • On Judges signal Heel / Fuss 10-15 paces
  • Command to down / platz
  • Go another 30 paces stop turn around face your dog
  • On Judges signal call you dog (here /come or name/ (only one))
  • Dog in front wait 3 sec. finish to the basic position

 

Stand from a walk 5 pts

Commands: “Fuss” / “Heel” – “Steh” / “Stand” – “Sitz” / “Sit”

 

  • On Judges signal Heel / Fuss 10-15 paces (walk)
  • Command to stand
  • Go another 15 paces stop turn around face your dog
  • On Judges signal return to your dog
  • Stand beside your dog command the dog into the basic position. (Sit)
  • On Judges signal heel to dumbbells / jumps
  • Heel to the dumbbells. Take the IGP 2 dumbbell (1000 g.)

 

Retrieve on the Flat: 10 pts

Commands: “Bring” / “Fetch”, “Aus” / “Out”, “Fuss” / “Heel”

 

  • Heel to the designated spot for the retrieve on the flat.
  • On Judges signal, throw the dumbbell.
  • Dumbbell must be thrown approx. 10 meters away
  • If you move a leg to toss the dumbbell Pause 3 sec,
  • Once dumbbell has stopped rolling send your dog to retrieve.
  • Dog returns sitting in front pause 3 sec, take dumbbell (out) hold in right hand
  • pause 3 sec, finish. to the basic position.  On Judges signal,
  • Return 1000g dumbbell to stand and pick up 650g dumbbell,
  • Heel to 1-meter jump

 

Retrieve over the 1m hurdle 15 pts

Commands: “Hopp” / “Jump”, “Bring” / “Fetch”, “Aus” / “Out”, “Fuss” / “Heel”

 

  • Set up no less then 4 meters from the jump
  • On Judges signal, Throw the 650g dumbbell over the 1m jump
  • (about 4 meters past the jump)
  • Pause 3 sec. tell dog to jump then when in motion tell dog to bring
  • Dog returns with dumbbell, sits in front wait 3 sec. take dumbbell (out)
  • Dumbbell held in right hand
  • Pause 3 sec. finish. to the basic position. On Judges signal
  • Heel to Scaling wall.

 

Scaling wall 15 pts

Commands: “Hopp” / “Jump”, “Bring” / “Fetch”, “Aus” / “Out”, “Fuss” / “Heel”

 

  • Heel to angle wall
  • Take up designated spot. 4 meters from jump
  • On Judges signal throw 650g dumbbell over angle wall,
  • Tell dog to go over jump (Over / hopp (only one))
  • Once in motion tell dog to bring.
  • Dog returns dumbbell sits in front, pause 3 sec. then out.
  • Dumbbell held in right hand
  • And finish. to the basic position, on Judges signal
  • Return dumbbell to stand.
  • Heel to obedience start position

 

Send out with Down: 10 pts

Commands: “Fuss” / “Heel”, “Voraus” / “Go Out”, “Platz” / “Down”, “Sitz”/ “Sit”

 

  • On Judges signal
  • Heel out 10-15 paces and send your dog out
  • Dog must run out straight about 30 meters on Judges signal
  • Down your dog.
  • On Judges signal go to your dog,
  • Dog still down stand beside your dog, on Judges signal sit your dog.
  • Heel to long down if first dog

 

Long Down  10 pts

Commands: “Platz” / “Down”, “Sitz” / “Sit”

 

  • Heel/fuss to long down marker, look to Judge,
  • On Judges signal down your dog pause 3 sec. move forward about 30 paces as directed by the judge. Back to your dog.
  • On Judges signal return to your dog
  • Stand next to your dog on Judges signal sit your dog. pause 3 sec.  Heel forward about 30 paces and stop while other handler does his send out.
  • Report out to judge or move to obedience start position.

IGP 3

 

Report off leash to the judge

Report your name and dogs name and what your doing “IGP 3 Obedience”

You will be told long down or working first

 

Obedience 15 pts

Commands: “Fuss” / “Heel”

 

  • In start position, on Judges signal
  • Heel / Fuss out straight 50+-  paces then about turn.
  • Note: 2-gun shots after 15+- paces
  • Heel / fuss normal 10-15 paces
  • Change to fast (run) 10-15 paces
  • Change to slow 10-15 paces
  • Change to normal pace 10-15 paces
  • Note: you can use command Heel / Fuss at pace changes
  • Right turn minimum. 15 paces right turn minimum. 15 paces about turn
  • Go about 7 paces stop (dog should sit)
  • Look at judge, to continue
  • Start, go about 7 paces left turn
  • Go to group go around 2 people figure 8 (left and right)
  • Stop close to a person. look at judge to continue
  • Heel/fuss back to start position

 

Sit out of Motion 5 pts

Commands: “Fuss” / “Heel” – “Sitz” / “Sit”

 

  • Take up basic position
  • On Judges signal heel/fuss 10-15 paces
  • Command to sit
  • Go another 15 paces stop turn around face your dog
  • On Judges signal return to your dog.
  • Take up basic position

 

Down with Recall: 10 pts

Commands: “Fuss” / “Heel”, “Platz” / “Down” and “Hier” / “Come” OR dog’s name, “Fuss” / “Heel”

 

Depending on field size, keep going or return to start position

 

  • Take up basic position
  • On Judges signal Heel / Fuss 10-15 paces normal, 10-15 at a RUN
  • Command to down / platz
  • Go another 30 paces stop turn around face your dog
  • On Judges signal call you dog (here /come or name/ (only one))
  • Dog in front pause 3 sec. finish to the basic position.

 

Stand from a Run  10 pts

Commands: “Fuss” / “Heel”, “Steh” / “Stand”, “Hier” / “Come” or dog’s name, “Fuss” / “Heel”

 

  • On Judges signal Heel / Fuss at a RUN 10-15 paces
  • Command to stand
  • Go another 30 paces stop turn around face your dog
  • On Judges signal call your dog to front pause 3 sec finish to the basic position
  • On Judges signal heel to dumbbells / jumps
  • Heel to the dumbbells. Take the IGP 3 dumbbell (2000 g.)

 

Retrieve on the Flat: 10 pts

Commands: “Bring” / “Fetch”, “Aus” / “Out”, “Fuss” / “Heel”

 

  • Heel to the designated spot for the retrieve on the flat.
  • On Judges signal, throw the dumbbell.
  • Dumbbell must be thrown approx. 10 meters away
  • If you move a leg to toss the dumbbell Pause 3 sec,
  • Once dumbbell has stopped rolling send your dog to retrieve.
  • Dog returns sitting in front pause 3 sec, take dumbbell (out) hold in right hand
  • pause 3 sec, finish. to the basic position.  On Judges signal,
  • Return 2000g dumbbell to stand and pick up 650g dumbbell,
  • Heel to 1-meter jump

 

Retrieve over the 1m hurdle 15 pts

Commands: “Hopp” / “Jump”, “Bring” / “Fetch”, “Aus” / “Out”, “Fuss” / “Heel”

 

  • Set up no less then 4 meters from the jump
  • On Judges signal, Throw the 650g dumbbell over the 1m jump
  • (about 4 meters past the jump)
  • Pause 3 sec. tell dog to jump then when in motion tell dog to bring
  • Dog returns with dumbbell, sits in front pause 3 sec. take dumbbell (out)
  • hold in right hand
  • Pause 3 sec. finish. to the basic position. On Judges signal
  • Heel to Scaling wall.

 

Scaling wall 15 pts

Commands: “Hopp” / “Jump”, “Bring” / “Fetch”, “Aus” / “Out”, “Fuss” / “Heel”

 

  • Heel to angle wall
  • Take up designated spot. 4 meters from jump
  • On Judges signal throw 650g dumbbell over angle wall,
  • Tell dog to go over jump (Over / Hopp (only one))
  • Once in motion tell dog to bring.
  • Dog returns dumbbell sits in front, pause 3 sec. then out.
  • hold in right hand
  • pause 3 sec and finish. to the basic position, on Judges signal
  • Return dumbbell to stand.
  • Heel to obedience start position

 

Send out with Down: 10 pts

Commands: “Fuss” / “Heel”, “Voraus” / “Go Out”, “Platz” / “Down”, “Sitz”/ “Sit”

 

  • On Judges signal
  • Heel / Fuss out 10-15 paces and send your dog out
  • Dog must run out straight about 30 meters on Judges signal
  • Down your dog.
  • On Judges signal go to your dog,
  • Dog still down stand beside your dog, on Judges signal, sit your dog.
  • pause 3 sec,
  • Heel to long down if first dog or report out

 

Long Down 10 pts

Commands: “Platz” / “Down”, “Sitz” / “Sit”

 

  • Heel/fuss to long down marker
  • On Judges signal down your dog pause 3 sec. move forward to the long down blind.
  • On Judges signal return to your dog
  • Stand next to your dog on Judges signal sit your dog. heel forward about 30 paces and stop while other handler does his send out.
  • Report out to judge or move to obedience start position.

heeling pattern

 



Protection:


IPG 1

 

Search for helper 5 pts

Commands: “Voran”/ Go On” or “Revier” / “Search”, “Hier” / “Come”

 

  • Check in to judge on leash or as directed
  • Proceed to center line facing downfield in line with blind 6.
  • Take up basic position, remove leash,
  • Raise you arm to let the judge know your ready.  Face blind 6 with dog,
  • send dog to blind 6
  • handler to remain standing until he receives an instruction from the judge to approach the dog for the call out or pickup.

 

Hold and Bark:   15 pts (10 pts for hold 5 pts for bark)

Commands: (completion) “Hier Fuss” / “Come Heel”, “Platz” / “Down”

 

  • Dog to hold and bark for 20+- sec. judge will signal you to come to the blind.
  • To the marked spot. About 5 paces in front of the blind.
  • On signal from judge
    • Call dog from the blind   to basic position or
    • Pick -up; move to  the dog take up basic position  command dog to sit. either; put on leash or without leash, heel dog back to basic position; marked area, in front of blind 6

 

Prevention of an attempted escape of the helper   20 pts

Commands: “Fuss” / “Heel”, “Platz” / “Down”, “Aus” / “Out”

 

  • On Judges signal, tell helper to step out of the blind;
  • The helper will move to his spot.
  • On Judges signal heel to the escape marked position.
  • On leash – at the marker, dog sits remove leash, down your dog.
  • Off Leash – at the marker, dog sits, down your dog.
  • The handler returns to the blind and remains there with a view on the dog and the Judge.  The Judge signals the helper to escape.
  • At Judges signal; As helper escapes the handler must command the dog to prevent the escape
  • Dog should engage the helper at a run. When helper stops, out your dog.

 

Defense against an attack from the guarding phase    30 pts

Command: “Aus” / “Out”

 

  • After guarding, helper attacks dog , dog should engage, and is driven by the helper and receives 2 stick threats
  • After the drive helper stops out your dog, dog should guard (bark and hold)
  • On Judges signal approach your dog
  • Standing beside your dog command to sit.  Replace leash.
  • Heel down the field for the long attack.
  • Note: you may also heel down the field OFF Leash.

 

Attack on the dog out of motion  30 pts

Commands: “Voran” / “Go on”, “Aus” / “Out”, “Fuss”/ “Heel”

 

  • Heeling about 30 meters from the helper down the field (on or off leash)
  • Once at the designated spot, turn and face the helper, dog in basic position command to sit, (remove leash if using)
  • You may hold the collar, on Judges signal helper first, then the dog handler, release the dog with a command, dog engages, helper drives dog, when helper stops out your dog.  (dog should guard (hold and bark))
  • On Judges signal, handler returns to his dog, to basic position (command sit)
  • May replace leash (or not)
  • Take up position next to the helper for side transport,  disarm helper (take stick.) (dog between helper and handler)
  • Heel / transport to the Judge about 20 paces, command to heel or transport.
  • Basic position in front of judge, hand over padded stick to judge, report out, i.e. “Jane and Rex, IGP 1 Protection completed.”
  • On Judge’s direction go to area to either replace leash, and or go to area of critique.

IPG 2

Search for helper 5 pts

Commands: “Voran”/ Go On” or “Revier” / “Search”, “Hier” / “Come”

 

  • Check in to Judge off leash or as directed
  • Proceed to center of field in line with blind 3. Facing downfield
  • Taking up basic position,
  • Raise you arm to let the judge know you are ready.
  • On Judges signal turn towards blind 3 and send dog
  • The handler calls the dogs name and gives a voice command to “Come/Heir” toward him, then gives a verbal command and points to the next blind for searching.
  • The dog handler moves in the normal pace on the imaginary center line, which he must not leave during the blind search. When the dog has reached the helper’s blind, no further commands or hand signals are permitted, and the dog handler must stop as soon as the dog enters blind 6 and remain standing until he receives an instruction from the judge to approach the dog for the call out.

 

Hold and Bark:   15 pts

Commands: (completion) “Hier Fuss” / “Come Heel”, “Platz” / “Down”

 

  • Dog to hold and bark for 20+- sec. Judge will signal you to come to the blind.
  • To the marked spot. About 5 paces in front of the blind.
  • On signal from judge.
  • Call dog from the blind to basic position

 

Prevention of an attempted escape 15 pts

Commands: “Fuss” / “Heel”, “Platz” / “Down”, “Aus” / “Out”

 

  • On Judges signal, tell helper to step out of the blind;
  • The helper will move to his spot.
  • On Judges signal heel to the escape marked position. Stop sit
  • At the marker down your dog.
  • The handler returns to the blind and remains there with a view on the dog and the Judge.  The Judge signals the helper to escape.
  • At Judges signal; As helper escapes the handler must command the dog to prevent the escape
  • Dog should engage the helper at a run. When helper stops, out your dog.

 

Defense against an attack from the guarding phase    20 pts

Command: “Aus” / “Out”

 

  • After guarding helper attacks dog, dog should engage, and is driven by the helper and receives 2 stick threats
  • After the drive helper stops, out your dog, dog should guard (bark and hold)
  • On Judges signal approach your dog
  • Standing beside your dog command to sit.

 

Back transport 5 pts

Command: “Fuss” / “Heel”

 

transport is carried out over a distance of 30 paces

 

  • handler commands the helper to step back and move out, following about 8 paces back
  • helper stops and stands still on the order from the judge.
  • The handler goes to the helper with his dog, who is attentive to the helper, stands beside the helper and takes the padded stick. The dog must sit in the basic position. Thereafter, a side transport to the judge is shown over a distance of about 20 paces.
  • command for the transport is allowed.
  • The dog has to go between the helper and the handler.
  • At the end of the transport, the handler takes a basic position with his dog in front of the Judge hands over the padded stick to the Judge and announces, the first part of protection is complete, i.e. “Jane and Rex, IGP 2 Protection, Front half completed.”

 

Attack on the dog out of motion  20 pts

Commands: “Voran” / “Go on”, “Aus” / “Out”, “Fuss”/ “Heel”

 

  • On instruction from the Judge, the dog handler takes his dog, off leash heeling about
  • 40 meters from the helper down the field
  • Once at the designated spot, turn and face the helper, dog in basic position command to sit,
  • You may hold the collar, on Judges signal, helper first then the dog handler, release the dog with a command, dog engages, helper drives dog, when helper stops out your dog.  (dog should guard (hold and bark))

 

Defense against an attack from the guarding phase 20 pts

Commands: “Aus” / “Out”, “Sitz” / “Sit”, “Fuss” / “Heel”

 

  • On Judges instruction the helper will engage the dog,
  • When drive stops, out your dog,
  • On the judge’s instructions, the handler goes to his dog, returns him into the basic position with the command to sit. The padded stick is removed from the helper. The handler may disarm the helper any way he/she wants as long as the dog and handler remain together during the disarm.
  • side transport, with the dog off leash, to the judge over a distance of about 20 paces
  • At the end of the transport, the handler takes a basic position in front of the judge, hands the padded stick to the judge and reports that protection is complete
  • On Judges signal handler must free heel 5 paces away from the judge before taking a basic position and putting the leash on. The handler goes with his dog on leash, at the direction of the Judge, under control to the position for the critique.

IGP 3

 

Search for helper 10 pts

Commands: “Voran”/ Go On” or “Revier” / “Search”, “Hier” / “Come”

 

  • Check in to judge off leash or as directed
  • Proceed to center of field in line with blind 1. Facing downfield
  • Taking up basic position,
  • Raise you arm to let the judge know you are ready.
  • On Judges signal turn towards blind 1 and send dog
  • The handler calls the dogs name and gives a voice command to “Come” toward him, then gives a verbal command and points to the next blind for searching.
  • The dog handler moves in the normal pace on the imaginary center line, which he must not leave during the blind search. When the dog has reached the helper’s blind, no further commands or hand signals are permitted, and the dog handler must stop as soon as the dog enters blind 6 and remain standing until he receives an instruction from the Judge to approach the dog for the call out.

 

Hold and Bark:   15 pts

Commands: (completion) “Hier Fuss” / “Come Heel”, “Platz” / “Down”

 

  • Dog to hold and bark for 20+- sec. Judge will signal you to come to the blind.
  • To the marked spot. About 5 paces in front of the blind.
  • On signal from Judge.
  • Call dog from the blind to basic position

 

Prevention of an attempted escape 10 pts

Commands: “Fuss” / “Heel”, “Platz” / “Down”, “Aus” / “Out”

 

  • On Judges signal, tell helper to step out of the blind;
  • The helper will move to his spot.
  • On Judges signal heel to the escape marked position, Stop, (dog to sit)
  • At the marker down your dog.
  • The handler returns to the blind and remains there with a view on the dog and the Judge.  The Judge signals the helper to escape.
  • At Judges signal; As helper escapes the handler must command the dog to prevent the escape
  • Dog should engage the helper at a run. When helper stops, out your dog.

 

Defense against an attack from the guarding phase    15 pts

Command: “Aus” / “Out”

 

  • After guarding helper attacks dog, dog should engage, and is driven by the helper and receives 2 stick threats
  • After the drive helper stops, out your dog, dog should guard (bark and hold)
  • On Judges signal approach your dog
  • Standing beside your dog command to sit.

 

Back transport 5 pts

Command: “Fuss” / “Heel”

 

  • transport is carried out over a distance of 30 paces
  • handler asks the helper to step back and move out following about 8 paces back

 

Attack on the dog out of the back transport 15 pts

Command: “Aus” / “Out”

 

  • During the back transport and without stopping, at the direction of the judge, the helper attacks the dog without the intervention of the handler and without hesitation, the dog must engage the helper
  • When helper stops the drive, out your dog, (dog to hold and bark)
  • On Judges instruction go to dog, sit move to side transport.  Disarm helper,
  • Transport about 20 paces to judge.
  • At the end of the transport, the handler takes a basic position with his dog in front of the Judge, hands over the padded stick to the Judge  and announces the first part of protection is complete.

 

Attack on the dog out of motion  15 pts

Commands: “Voran” / “Go on”, “Aus” / “Out”, “Fuss”/ “Heel”

  • On instruction from the Judge, heeling about 50 meters from the helper down the field off leash, inline with blind 1;
  • Once at the designated spot, turn and face the helper, down the field dog in basic position command to sit,
  • You may hold the collar, on Judges signal helper first then the dog handler, release the dog with a command, dog engages, helper drives dog, when helper stops out your dog.  (dog should guard (hold and bark)

 

Defense against an attack from the guarding phase 15 pts

Commands: “Aus” / “Out”, “Sitz” / “Sit”, “Fuss” / “Heel”

 

  • On Judges instruction the helper will engage the dog, with 2 stick threats
  • When drive stops out your dog,
  • On the Judge’s instructions, the handler goes to his dog, returns him into the basic position with the command to sit. The padded stick is removed from the helper. The handler may disarm the helper any way he/she wants as long as the dog and handler remain together during the disarm.
  • side transport, with the dog off leash, to the judge over a distance of about 20 paces
  • At the end of the transport, the handler takes a basic position in front of the judge, hands the padded stick to the judge and reports that protection is complete
  • On Judges signal handler must free heel 5 paces away from the judge before taking a basic position and putting the leash on. The handler goes with his dog on leash, at the direction of the judge, under control to the position for the critique.


Tracking:


Within a track the articles must be made of different materials (e.g., leather, textiles, wood). In the case of Championships and FH examinations, the articles must be numbered. These numbers must be the same as the track number.

Article size in cm.  L: 10 W: 2-3 H: 0,5-1

 

An occasional praise on the track is permissible in IPG 1 & 2 only, but not in the corners (dog’s body length before and after the corner).

In addition, a short praise at the article is permitted in all levels. This can be done before or after the display of the article, but not both.

 

closed corners


IGP1

 

  • Handler-laid
  • minimum 300 paces
  • 3 legs, 2 corners (about 90 degrees)
  • 3 articles – laid on judges instruction:
    • 1st article – 1st leg
    • 2nd article – 2nd leg
    • 3rd article – end of track
  • aged: 20 minutes (at least)
  • track must be completed in 15 minutes

 

Points:

  • Following the track – 79 points
  • articles – 3 x 7 pt – 21 points
  • total – 100 pts

 

Possible layout (may be to left or right)

tracksIGP1


IGP 2

 

  • tracklayer-laid
  • minimum 400 paces
  • 3 legs, 2 corners (about 90 degrees)
  • 3 articles
    • 1st article, after minimum 100 paces
    • 2nd article – 2nd leg
    • 3rd article – end of track
  • aged: 30 minutes (at least)
  • track must be completed in 15 minutes

 

Points:

  • Following the track – 79 points
  • articles – 3 x 7 pt – 21 points
  • total – 100 pts

 

Possible layout (may be to left or right)

tracksIGP1


IGP 3

  • tracklayer-laid
  • minimum 600 paces
  • 5 legs, 4 corners (about 90 degrees)
  • 3 articles
    • 1st article, after minimum 100 paces
    • 2nd article – 2nd or 3rd leg
    • 3rd article – end of track
  • aged: 60 minutes (at least)
  • track must be completed in 20 minutes

 

Points:

  • Following the track – 79 points
  • articles – 3 x 7 pt – 21 points
  • total – 100 pts

 

Possible layout (may be to left or right)

tracksIGP3

 

The updated rule book can be found on the GSSCC website under official documents.

2019 GSSCC Ontario National Helper Seminar

June 1-2, 2019

374127 6th Line, Amaranth, ON  Canada

The annual GSSCC Ontario Region National Helper Seminar is an opportunity for all IPO/IGP enthusiasts to gather for 2 days of IGP trial Helper training, with theory, practice, certification, and National Championship tryout.

Come and get knowledge about trial helper work, from fundamentals to more advanced techniques.

Open to All from beginner and up to championship level helpers.
Powerpoint presentation and training on day 1, and training + certification (from Club to National Level) on day 2.

Planned schedule for the weekend:

Saturday:
– 9am : meet & greet (coffee)
– 9:30am : PowerPoint presentation + discussion
– 11:30am : On the field, warm up, and training
– 1pm: Lunch
– 2pm: Training on the field
– 5:30pm: end of day

Sunday:
– 9am : meet & greet (coffee)
– 9:30am : Training on the field
– 12:30pm: Lunch
– 1:30pm: Certifications
– 2:30pm: National Tryout
– 3:30pm: end of day

Please register to attend.

Registration form

Ontario 2019 Call for Nominations

Election is for the positions of Regional Trial Director and Regional Show Director in 2019.

A nomination form completed as per the instructions on the form and signed by the respective parties as indicated, must be received by the Election Committee Chairperson no later than midnight April 2, 2019.

Nomination forms are found on the Ontario Region website at https://ontarioschutzhund.com/home/member.info

Each candidate will be notified in writing upon receipt of the nomination.

Elections will be conducted electronically.