Brian Schopf has been in law enforcement for twenty one years with eighteen of those years in a canine unit. Brian currently works a Belgian Malinois that is certified in patrol and narcotics detection. Over the last eighteen years, Brian has worked four different police service dogs on the street. Brian is also credited with training several handlers from various agencies in patrol and detection disciplines.
Brian’s training philosophy centers around motivational techniques to teach canines proper responses through reward schedules. He strongly believes this produces a better relationship between handler and canine as well as a better performing team.
Brian has served as a board member and judge for the Western States Police Canine Association and is a certifying official for the California Narcotics Canine Association. In addition, Brian is a P.O.S.T. certified K-9 evaluator.
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