No offence to the OP, but Champion quality is a term that is thrown around, misused, and overused by people who don't take the time to show their dogs, but are looking to make a quick buck off of them. He is either a champion or he isn't. There is no way to know for sure unless he has been shown and earned a championship. Your opinion of a champion isn't necessarily the same as a show judge's. Owners tend to have a very biased opinion on the quality of their dog, but you need an expert to back up your opinion before you go throwing that term around unfounded.
oh PLEASE do tell us how you came to the conclusion that this dog was "champion quality"? cause the ONLY way to do that is to actually PROVE the dog. champions work, champions show what has he done that someone would want to give you their hard earned dollar to breed to him? if he has been proven, and is champion quality, then you shouldn't need to even be asking this question on the board because people would already be asking you for stud.
Unless your dog actually IS a Champion (or better yet...Grand Champion), you shouldn't really be considering breeding him. Breeding is best done by professionals who strive to better the breed, not by people who want to make a quick buck or who have a cute dog and want to pass on its genes. Also, unless your dog has been throroughly screened for genetic disorders, you risk pumping out puppies that have devastating physical problems like hip dysplasia.
I would suggest showing your dog to his championship and/or obtaining atleast one working title (if it's an AB then a BST is excellent) as well as a CGC/ATTS and at very least, x-ray his hips and elbows (hips are a must to go for the BST anyways) Then after that, I'd say have at 'er!
Ah! Is it a Canadian thing? I've never heard of it (not that THAT proves anything, really).
I've only seen actual protection work demo'ed on tv, never live, but it seems fascinating. Such a HUGE investment and responsibility to make sure it's done correctly, though.
And the ATTS - is that like the CGC? That's my first goal for Ozy. Chyna and I trained up to that level, but she flunked on the "Meet strange dog, show no more than mild interest" test. In the 4.5 years that we've had her, Chyna has not shown "only mild interest" in ANYTHING!! When we actually went to test, I though she did really well (she glared and muttered, but that's it). The evaluator asked me "Did she just growl?" and I answered "Just a little!" My trainer, who was watching, nearly wet herself laughing. We flunked, but it was a high point for us!! Now she asks me how is my baaaad citizen?
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