Andy has provided Dog Training In Orange County California and has been called "America's Top Dog Trainer". Falco K9 Academy is one of the few facilities if not the only in the world who trains Police K9 Teams (over 1000), detection dogs (of all disciplines), search and rescue dogs (including Peru and Argentina) and thousands of pet dog owners. And has been featured on the Disney Channel, Animal Planet channel and National Geographic. He was asked to assist Cesar Milan in the filming of his new TV show that will air in 2014. Currently there are two documentaries in production featuring Andy and Falco K9 Academy.
Andy is also a former police officer and K9 handler for the Anaheim Police Department in California (23 years). Andy was also assigned to the SWAT Team and a Detective in Family Crimes and Sex Crimes (SVU). Andy received a number of awards including Officer of the Year (1993) and the highest award, The Distinguished Service Award (1994).
As a business owner Andy won the "Top Gun, Maverick Award" for excellence in implementation and effectiveness of multicast marketing (2014).
Andy discusses all things DOG. If you have a pet dog, police dog or detection dog... these podcasts will prove to be educational and enlightening. Call the Dog Talk Hotline at: (949) 415-8848 with ANY question/s. Andy has provided Dog Training In Orange County California for nearly 30 years and has been called "America's Top Dog Trainer". Falco K9 Academy is one of the few facilities if not the only in the world who trains Police K9 Teams (over 1000), detection dogs (of all disciplines), search and rescue dogs (including Peru and Argentina) and thousands of pet dog owners. And has been featured on the Disney Channel, Animal Planet channel and National Geographic. He was asked to assist Cesar Milan in the filming of his new TV show that will air in 2014. Currently there are two documentaries in production featuring Andy and Falco K9 Academy. Falco K9 Academy has trained and provided dogs for hundred of Law Enforcement agencies throughout the world. Andy has also been hired by the largest companies in the world including Disneyland, Anaheim; Disneyland, Orlando; Disneyland Hong Kong, The Koch Brothers, Jerry Weintraub; Long Beach Medical Center; George Washington Medical Center in Washington DC and Steven Spielberg's Starlight Star bright Foundation. Andy is also a former police officer and K9 handler for the Anaheim Police Department in California (23 years). Andy was also assigned to the SWAT Team and a Detective in Family Crimes and Sex Crimes (SVU). Andy received a number of awards including Officer of the Year (1993) and the highest award, The Distinguished Service Award (1994). As a business owner Andy won the "Top Gun, Maverick Award" for excellence in implementation and effectiveness of multicast marketing (2014).
This episode is a quick video on the power of the detection dog and how it is increased by confidence of the handler. However this can only happen if the dog is selected properly; your training is sound and you handle the search and dog properly.
This episode discusses our exclusive training system of Love and Respect.
The crate is one of the most misunderstood tools for dog owners. Regardless of what most dog owners have heard... the crate is one of the most important and loving tools for you and your dog. Learn how this is possible in this video.
Training your dog to sit, stay still and be quiet is the first behavior you should train your dog. It is the easiest to teach and the first step in training your dog LOVE and RESPECT. Having your dog sit, stay still and be quite when you are in public or at your front door are also an important first step in teaching your dog boundaries and manners.
This first episode of Dog nutrition will tackle the very basics of feeding your dog. It will tell you a little about the AAFCO label and general things to consider when feeding your dog. This is an important part of dog ownership and should be looked at seriously. Remember your dog does not necessarily get a choice in what you feed them and it is often the same "thing" everyday or for several days in a row of his/her life. Just imagine if you had to eat the same thing morning and night for most of your life. What would you choose or want to eat? McDonalds? Chick Filet? Ruth's Chris Steakhouse? Also, is your dog over weight? Is he under weight? Here are some tips on how to determine what is good for your dog and his specific breed. The next episode will tackle these issues and more in greater detail.
This episode will discuss how and why dogs become aggressive and how you can possibly reduce this aggression. You may be surprised that you may be accidentally "training" your dog to be aggressive. This episode is very important to anyone who is concerned about there dog hurting someone or another dog.
When Dog training in Orange County with Falco K9 Academy you will learn that we do not like a of needless talking to your dog. Dog's work better with a black and white and consistent system of communication. 'No' is one of those words that gets used haphazardly and without direction. It is important to communicate (verbal and nonverbally) clearly and with purpose.
This episode discuss the necessary elements of "commands" to have success in building a loving and respectful relationship with your dog. I will reveal some of our biggest secrets in this video that we use on a daily basis in our training.
This is a very important message for anyone who has experienced aggression or a dog that is uncontrollable while on walks under certain stimuli. This strong reaction can be coming from us and out concern or "fear" of what our dog may do in these situations. So watch and learn about how we affect our dogs through our body language, emotions and demeanor.
This may be a bit out of show profile but I thought it was important to post this interview as a podcast to show you the remarkable work of a veterinarian in our area and for you to know they are out there. Your vet may be as skilled and caring as Steven Dunbar. Hope you enjoy. Let me know your thoughts on our choice to include this on our podcast channel.
Dr Steve Dunbar discusses a preventative procedure to protect your dog from "Bloat". We also discuss the possible causes, signs and treatment for bloat. This is a very important topic to anyone who owns a dog... especially those who have a "deep chested" dog.
Andy Falco interviews Dr Kathy Johnson of Yorba Regional Animal Hospital regarding dog nutrition. This is a view from a veterinarian's perspective. For more information text or call and leave your name and email address at (714) 912-8366.
I had the pleasure of interviewing Dog Trainer Pepe Peruyero during a Bed Bug Detection Dog Conference.In this interview we discuss several different aspects of dog behavior. This is a very informative episodes for dog owners and dog trainer's alike.
Falco K9 Academy is at the Super Zoo (pet trade show) at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. This product is new and unique. It will tell you more about your dog than you have ever known before. Watch and learn more about it.
Andy Falco interviews the creators of the Magic Latch. A great new innovation for pet dog owners. This tool makes it so much easier to"hook up" to a collar with a leah. Watch and learn more.
Andy is at the Super Zoo in Las Vegas. He is interviewing a number of new and up and coming products and services. This episode is with the supplement Buff K9. This is a fun interview. Check it out.
There is always time to train or work with your dog. Since you have to feed and water your dog, you have time to work with your dog. ANYTIME you are with your dog you have an opportunity to improve a behavior or extinguish a negative behavior. FalcoK9Academy.com. Enjoy our new intros and outros. Let us know what you think.
At Falco K9 Academy we are well known for our work with Aggressive Dogs. It is interesting that many of the dogs who come to us, we don't find aggressive at all or not nearly as aggressive as described. This is where experience comes in handy. What is even more surprising many of these dogs are referred to us by TRAINERS who "TOLD" the owners their dogs are aggressive. This episode discusses this issue in regard to "baggage" a dog may be carrying and causing this aggression.
"How do you start a dog in obedience?" This one of the most common questions I get asked on a day to day basis. This first step is what we use in our 8 week group obedience courses. It is the basis for all aspects of obedience in regard to pet dogs, police dogs and detection dogs. This episode takes you through the most important points to achieving success in this first phase of training. Call Falco K9's Dog Talk with ANY questions: (714) 798-9961
Becoming your Dog's God is the most important aspect of Falco K9 Academy's training. It is also the most important aspect of creating a solid and positive relationship between you and your dog.
Today we discuss how to select a dog, police K9's that are shot, what detection dogs can find and making sure your down stay command is the most important behavior. This is a full episode and has something for everyone. This will be a new format for us so I hope you enjoy it.
This episode of Falco K9's Dog Talk discusses what to do with your dog during the holidays, pit bull training and electronic collars. Andy Falco is the host from the Falco K9 Academy studios.
Dog training involves more than creating behaviors and fixing bad manners. In this episode we discuss the top 10 reasons why dogs are taken to the vet and how to avoid being one of the statistics. If you have any questions or subjects you want answered by Andy Falco just call (949) 415-8848 and visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/FalcoK9Academy.com
Andy at Falco K9 Academy in Brea is the host of Falco K9's Dog Talk. And in this episode of Falco K9's Dog Talk we discuss we discuss the situation with the Officer who got bit by a Police K9 in Richmond California and having a Love/Hate Relationship with your dog and how to get rid of the hate. Dog Training in Orange County www.FalcoK9Academy.com
At Falco K9 Academy in Orange County, California Andy discusses one of the leading causes of death in Dogs... Obesity. We will also discuss why Microchips are not enough to protect your dog from being lost.