K9 Mindfreak
K9 Mindfreak
Canines on Duty
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K9 Mindfreak is a product of Canines on Duty where we teach K-9 Handlers, Trainers, Decoys and any dog lover the science behind the mind. We dive into how our behaviors affects our dogs and so much more. We will bend your mind by teaching you up-to-date psychology that is based on real science. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/canines-on-duty/support
Explosive detection contractor Ryan Mathias interview
Ryan and I chat about airflow in detection, detection myths, psychology and more. Ryan is a Marine and Law Enforcement Veteran and has been professionally handling his explosive detection K9 Yoki for 2 years. Ryan has a very curious mindset which brought us together. He is humble and has a thirst for truth despite popular beliefs in this industry.  I'd like to take a moment to thank our sponsors: https://www.facebook.com/ThreatBasedThreads https://www.facebook.com/k9fto https://www.anchor.fm --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/canines-on-duty/support
Nov 1
1 hr 40 min
Dwayne Farris with Black Creek K-9 Pipeline Detection
In this episode Dwayne tells us all about pipeline detection and how paying attention to the environment could save your life and more. As always I'd like to thank our sponsors: https://www.facebook.com/k9fto https://www.facebook.com/ThreatBasedThreads www.anchor.fm --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/canines-on-duty/support
Sep 18
1 hr 22 min
Interview with Alec Sparks with Snowbound Kennels.
In this episode Alec and I chat about old ways of thinking about training, new ways of thinking about training, E-collar's, Science and more.  If you want to know more about dog psychology click the following link: https://www.fatfreecartpro.com/i/zi7l?card&fbclid=IwAR1qvbPjfx1H-66pqhs65saZJAZssjVKtCelgwAc_2AEWji6id5ES3nnxDQ As always I would love to give a shout out to our sponsors: https://www.facebook.com/ThreatBasedThreads https://www.facebook.com/k9fto https://anchor.fm/ Thank you all for your continued support! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/canines-on-duty/support
Aug 28
1 hr 43 min
Discussion about becoming a better decoy with Neil Fougere from Pendulum K9 Services.
In this episode Neil and I discuss psychological aspects of decoy work, adaptation, communication and more. As always we would like to thank our sponsors;  https://www.facebook.com/k9fto/  https://www.facebook.com/ThreatBasedThreads/ www.anchor.fm If you are learning from our podcasts a donation to assist with expenses would be appreciated. If you would like to contribute to our mission click on the "Support" button. Thank you in advance!! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/canines-on-duty/support
Jul 17
1 hr 37 min
Civilian Trainer Stigmas and beliefs, battling the odds.
In this episode Todd Mona who is an active LEO K9 Handler and Bryan Colletti from K9 Crime Stoppers which is a 501c3 that donates training and dogs to law enforcement agencies across the country discuss civilian K9 trainers. We dive into the stigmas and beliefs of some people. Specifically, some people believe that a civilian trainer who has never been in law enforcement cannot train a K9 as well as current or prior law enforcement.  Bryan does have a Malinois available for patrol work which we talk briefly about at the end of the podcast. Bryan can be reached at  Phone: 860-948-8674        Email: info@k9cs.org I would also like to thank our sponsors: www.k9fto.com - Online education for handlers. Learn everything you didn't at your K9 academy! www.threatbasedthreads.com - Custom apparel and printing services. www.achor.fm - Create your very own podcast with anchor. If you are liking our K9 Mindfreak podcast a donation would be helpful, click on the "Support" button to help us keep these podcasts going. Thank you for your donation. If you would like to know more about what's going on in your dogs mind click on the following link. https://www.fatfreecartpro.com/i/zi7l?card&fbclid=IwAR0G93iR8IrQL3yi1_AveuVBq-N4-I7jTMj45XoNVOvhM4OL4rk5KsHjW18 --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/canines-on-duty/support
Jul 1
1 hr 29 min
Team Cohesion, getting along with other teams and non-K9 Officers
Active LEO handler Todd Mona and I chat about "Team Cohesion". Todd provides some suggestions to this difficult topic that has helped his agency and surrounding agencies work well together. Thank you Todd for giving K9 Mindfreak your valuable time to help other in these problematic areas. Todd has 14 years experience as a handler and 18 years all together serving in law enforcement. He is also a trainer for the Connecticut Police Work Dog Association and runs academies and in-service training for a dozen agencies. If you would like to know more about what's going on in your dogs mind click on the following link. https://www.fatfreecartpro.com/i/zi7l?card&fbclid=IwAR0G93iR8IrQL3yi1_AveuVBq-N4-I7jTMj45XoNVOvhM4OL4rk5KsHjW18 As always we would like to thank our sponsors, without them this podcast would be able to continue. www.k9fto.com www.threatbasedthreads.com www.anchor.fm --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/canines-on-duty/support
May 29
1 hr 9 min
Howard Young and I chat about handler selection and what departments should be looking for.
In this episode, Howard Young (White Beard K9 Inc) and I discuss human traits to look for and look out for. We chat about possible "Red Flag" traits that could kill a K-9 program. Howard shares his experiences over the last 26 years of police K-9 training. Having worked with many officers and K9 programs over the years, Howard brings many areas to consider to the table.  I'd like to again thank our sponsors that help make this podcast possible.  www.k9fto.com anchor.fm www.threatbasedthreads.com --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/canines-on-duty/support
May 22
1 hr 11 min
Phillipi Sanz from Para Bellum K9 and I chat about Advice Edicacy.
People are always criticizing others on social media about training videos, methodology, tactics and more. We wanted to share our thoughts on the matter. We hope to see the K9 industry have a more open mind and really help handler, trainers and even pet dog owners put more tools in their tool box. You can check out Para Bellum’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/MountainPhil/ Also let’s not forget about our sponsors https://k9fto.com/ (Everything you need to know after your K9 academy) https://threatbasedthreads.com/ (Veteran and LEO (Law Enforcement Officer), Family owned and operated apparel and accessories company) and https://anchor.fm/ (Get your podcast started today) --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/canines-on-duty/support
May 15
1 hr 5 min
Neutering Myths, Heat Exhaustion, Bloat and more!
Dr. Janice Baker and Trinity Maurer from Veterinary Tactical Group and I chat about fixing a work dog, Pre indicators of heat exhaustion, body break down from high core temp., bloat and more.  Check out the folks at Veterinary Tactical Group at https://www.facebook.com/VeterinaryTacticalGroup/ We would also like to thank our sponsors; Anchor.fm and k9fto.com or check them out on facebook.com  --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/canines-on-duty/support
May 8
1 hr 20 min
Interview with Master Sergeant Copeland
Master Sergeant Copeland and I chat about several topics like over correcting a dog. Another topic we touch on is Dopamine and what that means in training and deployments. Master Sergeant Copeland shares some stories and solutions to issues with dogs forgetting how to have fun. Most often this is created by the handler who is not consciously aware they actually caused the issue.  A big THANK YOU to our sponsor anchor.fm , You guys Rock! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/canines-on-duty/support
May 1
1 hr 23 min
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