The process of sourcing high quality dog sport equipment and clothing began in 2014 due to a lack of quality products available within North America.
Ruffdog Sports now imports and exports global and innovative high quality clothing and equipment for dogs and handlers to and from all over the globe. We supply professional dog training products to active outdoor dog enthusiasts, military, police, professional dog trainers and handlers training their dog to compete in dog sports such as Agility, IPO/Schutzhund/ Rally/ Scent & Nose Work, and more....
RDS is continuously growing our brands to bring you the best products for training dogs
Christine has more than 30 years experience training working breeds and has actively competed in Schutzhund with her German Shepherds and Malinois since 1997.
Christine has trained many dogs over the years to be enjoyable, well-behaved family pets as well as enjoying her passion to train high drive sport dogs to compete in the dog sport of Schutzhund/IPO now called IGP
She became obsessed with the sport of Schutzhund in 1996 and has been an active member of the GSSCC (German Shepherd Schutzhund Club of Canada) and a handler/trainer of German Shepherd dogs in IPO since then.
She is now actively involved in training her two Malinois, 'Jack" Campari vom Clan der Wolfe and Fireballs 'Amber'.
Over the past 20 years she has trained with and attended seminars by Lance Collins, Wallace Payne, Horst and Michaela Knoche, Team Heuwinkl (Peter Scherk and Florian Knabl), Tommi Vanhala, Teemu Parvianen, Marko Koskensalo, Melanie Krueger, Radek Kupka and many other talents.
Christine's accomplishments in Schutzhund (Tracking, Obedience, Protection) include:
Cola vom Albi: Owner/Trainer/ Handler
2000-2006 BH, IPO 1,2, 3
Aro vom Kisser: Breeder/Trainer/Handler
2012 IPO 1, IPO2, and IPO 3
2014 2nd Place BC Regional Championships
Scores: A-98, B-93, C- 96.
2015 2nd Place World Champion Lahti Finland
Tracking scores IPO 1 - 100pts, IPO 2 - 97pts, IPO 3 - 98pts
Campari vom Clan der Wolfe (Jack) IPO 3
2018 Top points in Canada in all three phases Tracking/Obedience/Protection
2019 4th Place World Champion Pisek Czech Republic
2019 1st Place USA Nationals Old Orchard Beach Maine
2020 World Championships CA1 (cancelled due to Covid 19)
Tracking Scores IPO 1 - 97pts, IPO2 -98pts, IPO 3 100pts
Christine's 20+years of experience learning alongside other talented handlers from all over North America and Europe, as well as her passion and dedication to working breeds and the sport of IPO make her an excellent obedience trainer.
She enjoys coaching and sharing her knowledge with other dog handlers to help them reach their goals with their dogs in any discipline.
She is an excellent source of knowledge in basic obedience fundamentals, assessing dog types, building healthy relationships with your dog and forming a training plan based on your dog and handling level.
She eagerly shares the basic fundamentals needed in order to be successful with your dog in any sport or family environment.
Board and Train (pet dog, sport dog)
Pet Dog Training
IPO Coaching (group or private lessons available)
Please contact Christine HERE for more information
Christine holds memberships in the following International Dog Organizations;
CWBSA, Canadian Working Belgian Shepherd Association
CWDF Canadian Working Dog Federation
WCADTS Western Canadian Association for Dog Training Standards
CKC Canadian Kennel Club
AWDF American Working Dog Federation
AWMA American Working Malinois Association
DVG America (Deutscher Verband der Gebrauchshundsportvereine)