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About K9 Force

Our 
Story

Founded in 2016, The K9 Force is a non-profit Schutzhund/IGP Club located in Calgary, Alberta. We are a group of individuals who are committed to team effort and success. 

Our mission is to promote and make individuals fall in love with the sport.  Our goal is to help you learn the sport, in order for you to confidently step on the competition field. 

The K9 Force WDC is an all-breed working dog club, we don't require any specific breeds, however, in order to successfuly compete in the sport, we select dogs with genetic predispositison who are capable of performing in the sport.

We allow our team members to begin at the beginning. You might not have a world class dog and only slight knowledge of the sport but everybody is welcome to explore. We strive to inspire and are all about the “Go Get’em” and “You can do it!”  attitude. The possibility of future success always exists.

President/Training Coordinator

Isabella Oxsengendler

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Isabella is an attentive, thorough, and amazing trainer who puts her heart and soul into everything that she does. She started training dogs over 25 years ago with her first German Shepherd Muhtar. She trained him in obedience, agility, and many other tricks. They became best friend and builds a passion in her that lead to helping other build the bond with their dogs. As a young adult, she moved to Israel and started to work at “Beit Erez” kennel. During that time, she has the opportunities to train with many dog breeds with varying temperaments. She also had the chance to train and test army dogs.

After moving to Canada in 1999, she owned another German shepherd Picasso vom Amalaberg and joined a Schutzhund club in Quebec. The sport fascinated her and by age 3, Picasso earned multiple SchH3 and FH1 titles. In 2008, she became a training director of Club Schutzhund Rive Sud in Montreal where she trained her own dogs. She also worked closely with various Police K9 departments, preparing and testing dogs for them.

Currently, Isabella has two dogs she is actively training and competing with:  Xtris Cobra WB, IGP3, SG, Kkl 2023/24, is her current competition dog, while Xtris Ensane WB, IGP1, is her newest addition, future competition prospect, and breeding female.

She is also a breeder of working line German Shepherds under kennel name “Xtris”

HIGHLIGHTS

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Xtris Cobra

 IGP3, SG, Kkl 2023/24, BHOT

2024 IGP3 - CACIT Dobříš (Czech Republic), 7th place, High Obedience (95)

                    judges: (A)Martin Pejša, (B)Jitka Jozová, (C)Berry Kleinhesselink

2023 IGP3 - High B.H.O.T. High H.O.T.  99-98-100 judge Wendell Nope (SV)

2023 IGP2 - High B.H.O.T, High in Obedience (96), judge Edgar Pertl (SV)
2022 IGP1- 1st place, High in Tracking (97), judge Daniel Strazzei ( SV)


 

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