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GatorlandK9 International & Ted Hoppe provide trained service protection dogs to Veterans and Civilians. We offer a 10% Discount to all Military and Veterans.
GatorlandK9 International has been providing trained service protection dogs to Veterans and Civilians for years. Here is Founder Ted Hoppe's Resume.
- US Air Force- 1978 Military Working Dog Handler- Graduated MWD program, Lackland AFB Texas.
- Supplier to West Palm Beach P.D. since 1989. Have provided dogs to many Police Departments since that time: Hillsbourough County, Tampa, Riviera Beach, Lowndes County, GA, Department of Defense
- Have Imported German Shepherd Dogs, Belgian Malinois, Dutch Shepherds, Rottweilers, and Dobermans from Germany, Holland, Belgium, Hungary, Czech and Slovak Republics since 1985. I go to Europe at least twice a year and hand pick dogs for clients & Police Departments.
- Ted owned an In Home Dog Training company for 5 years, Perfect Pet Companions, where he solved obedience & behavior problems as well as In Home Protection Dog Training.
- Owned a commercial boarding & training kennel, Gatorland K-9 and K-9 Bodyguards, one of South Florida’s largest Training Centers
- Owner of Demanet USA Importer-of the Demanet Bite Suit.
- Founder and Creator of American Street Ring-A practical system of protection dog training.
- Through the years Ted has trained hundreds of dogs and handlers for obedience and personal/family protection.
- Has personally trained and titled dogs in American Street Ring and Schutzhund and studied all of the major protection dog sports of Europe.
- Ted Hoppe is best known both Nationally & Internationally for creating American Street Ring, a unique system/ hybrid of Military, Police K-9, KNPV, Belgian and French Ring and practical protection training. It is a true, original American system recognized as the most practical system ever conceived.