Imported Dogs – Generally dogs bred and purchased from somewhere in Europe
Industrial Canine Security – See “Plant Dogs”.
In Home Training – Training the personal protection dog and the dog’s handler(s) in the environment where they will be living.
Instinct Training – Using the natural reactions and instinct of a dog to gain conditioned behaviors.
Interpretation of Threat – The dogs ability to determine the level of threat present at any particular time. The better a dog is at this the more valuable the dog is. The less the dog is able to do this the greater the liability.
Intruder Training – Training the personal protection dog how to react when a person breaks in to the the family home.
IPO – Another name for sport Schutzhund titles