Kris Taylor, head trainer and owner of Taylor Made Working Dogs, got his start in 1987 with his first German Shepherd Dog. Beginning with obedience and protection, his love for training quickly progressed and he became competitive in the sport of Schutzhund titling several dogs. While actively competing in IPO, Kris also attained numerous titles in AKC obedience. In 2003, he became a helper at San Diego Schutzhund Club. Since then, he has worked countless trials, earning his National level classification. Kris went on to compete at the WUSV Universal Sieger World Championships for team USA. Currently, he is working with his next up and coming competition dog.
- AKC titles: CD and CDX (7 different dogs and multiple breeds German Shepherds, Australian Cattle Dog, Bull Mastiff/St Bernard mix.)
- Schutzhund titles from BH through SchH3 and FH (advanced tracking) from club level trials to regional and national level competition, receiving multiple V scores in tracking, obedience and protection. Obtaining High in Trial scores in all phases.
- Shown several dogs in conformation shows with dogs receiving V’s at national level German style conformation shows such as the USCA Sieger show.
- Shown in the AKC show ring earning CH.
My recent accomplishments with V Gordon vom Fuchsgraben:
- Competed in 2013 National Championship with an overall score of 269 (94SG, 81G, 94SG)
- Took second place in 2013 Southwest Regionals (97V, 90SG, 97V = 284) with High Protection
- Competed in the 2012 WUSV Universal Sieger World Championship. Placed 13th (96V, 83G, 95SG = 274)
- Competed in the 2012 National Championship
- Recieved his FH 2 with a score of 97 points
- The only team to get V(96 points or higher) in two catagories at both the 2011 and the 2012 Southwest Regionals
- High in protection with a 96V at the 2012 Southwest Regionals
- High in obedience with a 95SG at the 2012 Southwest Regionals
- First place of the 2012 Southwest Regionals
- Qualified for the 2012 GSD National Championships with a 287V (96V, 95SG, 96V) at the 2012 Southwest Regionals in Acton, CA 01/28-29/2012
- Earned the High Southwest Region award at the 2011 USCA National Championships
- Repeated SchH3 at the 2011 USCA National Championships – Overall Score of 268G (93SG, 88G, 87G)
- Repeated V at the 2011 Southwest Regional Conformation Show and Breed Survey
- Received the Kkl1-a for life at the 2011 WUSV Universal Sieger Qualifier
- Received V2 at the 2011 WUSV Universal Sieger Qualifier
- Received V14 and a performance award at the 2011 USCA Sieger Show in the working males class
- High in protection with a 97V at the 2011 Southwest Regionals
- 2nd overall at the 2011 Southwest Regionals
- Qualified for the 2011 GSD National Championships with a 272SG (96V 79S 97V) at the 2011 Southwest Regionals in Phoenix, AZ 03/19-20/2011
- Received his FH at the Aztec Schutzhund Club trial 02/19/2011
- Received his SchH3 with an overall score of 270SG (90SG 87G 93SG) at the Southwest Working Dog Association club trial 12/04/2010
- Received his SchH2 with an overall score of 288V (98V 94SG 96V) at the Sunland Schutzhund club trial 11/27/2010
- Repeated the Kkl1 at the 2010 Southwest Regional conformation show and breed survey
- Received V3 at the 2010 Southwest Regional conformation show and breed survey