NorthWest K9 Graduates

NorthWest K9's Gatlin


PLACED -- Gatlin was acquired by a metropolitan Police Department in Washington State for advanced training and Patrol Dog certification.

NorthWest K9's Gatlin is a 2-1/2 year old, very darkly pigmented German Shepherd male with overall substance and strength. Black and tan saddle, dense stock coat, dentition to standard, hips/elbows clear.

Gatlin has a very drivey, lively character with great play and prey; a nut for ball and tug. Taking readily to foundation training, he responds enthusiastically to training with ball, tug, and praise.
Gatlin is a socially confident dog, showing reserve to the breed standard.


Preliminary Trait/Drive Assessment

Rev. 12/18/02

TRAIT/DRIVE NOT EVALUATED NONE TO LOW MODERATE HIGH PRONOUNCED
Prey - - - - |
Pack - - - | -
Play - - - - |
Food - - - | -
Scent - - - | -
Hunt - - - | -
Retrieve - - - | -
Biddability - - - | -
Toy/Ball - - - - |
Tug - - - - |
Object Guarding - - - | -
Food Guarding - - | - -
Socialness - - - | -
Child friendly - - - | -
Ability to settle - - - | -
Dog friendly - - | - -
Suspicion - - - | -
Territoriality - - - | -
Rebound/Resilience - - - - |
Handler Focus - - - | -
Independence - - | - -
Variable noise threshold - - - | -
Variable height threshold - - - | -
Variable surface threshold - - - | -
Agileness - - - - |
Athleticism - - - - |



PROGRAM TRAINING COMPETENCY

This candidate has completed the following phases of NorthWest K9 Program Competency:

Basics Social Environ Travel Drive I Drive II Obed I Obed II Track I Track II Agility I Agility II


SERVICE SUITABILITY ASSESSMENT

Police K9 Detection SAR (U/W/D) Sport Competitive Obed/Agility


HANDLER SUITABILITY ASSESSMENT

This candidate is best suited for individuals with training and handling experience level:

Intermediate Advanced


PLACEMENT/AVAILABILITY

--PLACED--


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