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Joanne Fleming-Plumb has been most successful as one of the top Schutzhund coaches in the country, having coached the 1997 and 1998 Vice World Working Dog Champion. She is best known for her powerful motivational system for competitive working dog training.
Well known as a coach and competitor, Joanne's students have achieved multiple high-in-trials, Regional and National wins as well as international placements. Joanne's club member and student, Sue Nesbitt, has represented LV America 3 times with two different dogs. Club member Lisa Little represented LV DVG America in 2013 with her Malinois Hailey.
Joanne has earned the opportunity to represent North America in International competition 7 times, in 2005 with two dogs, a Belgian Malinois and a German Shepherd Dog, receiving the highest placing of any North American in 2005. Having represented LV America at the DVG Bundessieger-Prüfung from 2005-2007, Joanne also won the 2007 LV America Championships with her dog Enno, then went on to place 5th at the DVG BSP in Germany. Joanne has also found time to pick up high-in-trials in both AKC and CKC obedience competition along the way and her students have picked up multiple HIT's and HOT's.
Having competed with 5 breeds in multiple disciplines with tremendous success, Joanne attracts crowds at her many seminars on multiple continents. In these productions, Joanne details how to create a true partnership with your dog and lay the foundation for world-class working dog performance whether a Schutzhund competitor, kennel club enthusiast or owner of a lively and companionable pet.
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Andrew is a Certified DVG Level 3 Helper and Classified USCA Helper who brings with him 4 years of IPO experience and 3 years of French Ring experience. Andrew titled his Doberman to APr 3 and a French Ring Brevet, and has put multiple BHs on his and his clients' dogs. He did the Helper Work/Protection Training for his wife's Doberman who is one of the few Dobermans to ever title with both legs in French Ring 1. Andrew is the IPO Chair for 2017 UDC nationals and is the President of a Kentucky IPO club and has helped multiple club members earn titles on their dogs. And, he's just a good guy who loves to develop dogs that are happy and full of drive.
Andrew lives in Kentucky but comes out to Texas to help the RRWD team work their dogs in protection.
In memoriam ...
Dawn, a resident of Denison, Texas, brought with her several years of experience with dogs. She was certified as an AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator, including the AKC Star Puppy Certification and was a reliable, and positive club member and friend.
Over the years, she trained well over 1,000 owners and their dogs and offered dog training classes to her dedicated clients. Dawn was the owner/operator of Pets Etc Grooming & Training in north Texas where she provided grooming and basic through advanced dog training services since 1977. She earned numerous titles on her dogs, from AKC CDs to Schutzhund titles and she's a missed member of the Red River Working Dog family.
We miss you Dawn.