With over 15 years of experience, Ish, started in the show-ring (finish his first champion 2003) handling and breeding dogs to multiple championships (produced 1st champion 2004). After learning about dogs conformation and movement, he wanted to broaden his knowledge about dogs and despite his appreciation for their beauty, he was more attracted to their behavior, psychology and drives.
Ish formed his understanding, knowledge and training abilities spending most of his time working with experienced trainers, studying everything available on dogs, wild dogs and wolves. He didn't lock up into "one school of thought", he studied all the major training school methods to form a very broad training philosophy.
His qualifications and experiences are the following:
* Trained and titled dogs in Schutzhund/IPO
* Trained and titled dogs in PSA (Protection Sports Association)
* Founder of Dream Team Kennels est. 1998
* Breeder and trainer of the "2012 Working Cane Corso Male and Female of the Year"
* Handled, owned and trained the "2013 Working Cane Corso Nationals Champion"
* Major newspapers and magazines have interviewed him
* He has held several seminars for privates and trainers
* He has obedience-trained and educated a great deal of pets and their families.
* He has sold green and trained K9s to law enforcement.
* He has formed several new trainers.
* Working director for the SACCI 2009-2013
* Working director for the ICCF (International Cane Corso Federation) 2013
* Certified PSA decoy 2009
* AKC, CGC evaluator
* Certified Sr. Judge K9 Pro Sports
* Certified decoy Virginia Police Canine Association