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Truly excited to share our first radio spot - February 2021 on KCBS  740 AM & 106.9 FM

California Elite Family Security and Protection Dogs


Our own Master Trainer, Markus Maaser, selected as one of 4 Helpers for the new multi breed IGP CACIT Championship - for 2023 in Braunsbedra, Germany. Over 60 dogs, multiple breeds including German Shepherds, Malinois, Dobermans, Rottweilers, and Dutch Shepherds, just to name a few!! 

Great Job - Markus!!!! 

Django getting some hiking in after a long hiatus rehabbing an injury

Raised in a loving home. Morning time with Naika

Environmental exposure and socialization with Naika

Naika hanging out with mom and morning coffee

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Here they are with team captain - Christine Clay. 

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Claudia and Django brought home a trophy from the WUSV Sieger World Championships in Spain - November 2021. Their first time on a world's stage with the US team, they got 'High in Trial' for Obedience. 

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We just returned from the 2021 Working Dog Championship in St. Louis!! What a trip - in more ways than one. Christopher Campbell and his dog - Sirk - got fourth place overall!!

Django and I got his first IGP 3 title!

Quite an achievement for a young dog competing in a stadium environment for the first time. 

As shared in the Jackson Hole magazine


Django is having fun as well - here I am with him on the podium. He got his V-2 rating at the recent Northwest Regional Conformation Show in Clements, CA. 

And here we are, sharing the stage with Amber Chrystal, our handler for the show.

A big day and quite an achievement for my boy. 

Jackson Hole magazine article - Claudia Howard - California K9 Security and Companion Dogs
Jackson Hole magazine article - California K9 - Claudia Howard

California Elite is featured in Jackson Hole Magazine with an article on how California Elite Family Security and Protection Dogs go beyond 'just protection dogs'.

News Flash! On December 12th, 2020; Django successfully was awarded his IGP2 Title at Placer County Schutzhund Club with scores of 95-90-91under USCA Judge Robert Johantgen. 

Claudia and Django at Placer County Schutzhund Club December 12 2020
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And in a recent issue of the duPont Registry!!

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