The following excerpts condensed from “Prominent North American Trainers”, an article written by D.A. Arnold, published in Canine Training Quarterly, April, 2012.
Linda M. Werlein
Innovator of the “Werlein Way”
Canine Training Program
Just ask those that have watched Linda Werlein work. She has a unique way with dogs. Her proven “Werlein Way” Canine Training Program, developed over a 35 year period, combines innovative Canine Marker Training with her proprietary Psychological Imprinting Technique. In addition, Linda specializes in Canine Problem Solving & Behavior Modification. She is an expert canine behaviorist and customizes her training approach, based on each dog’s unique character rather than being “married” to a particular training method. Her results speak for themselves and, at times, can be amazingly swift. Addressing the emotional component is an integral and inseparable part of her daily training. She prefers to be thought of as a “Canine Psychologist & Behaviorist” rather than a “Dog Trainer”. With over 35 years of proven breeding, training and compitition experience, Linda’s diverse and well rounded professional background has been instrumental in bringing numerous dogs to their full potential as family pets or as performers in high-level international competition.
Linda Werlein (1984) with Degen von Asgard and his daughter Walkure von Asgard.
Linda Werlein (1988), is through her "von Asgard" kennel an internationally reccognized importer, breeder, trainer, and competitor of high-level working dogs.
Linda Werlein (1994) with Arrk von Asgard at the UDC North American Working Dog Championship in Bowling Green, KY.
This is Linda Werlein's, Garm von Asgard, a Dutch Shepherd that is out of two exceptional KNPV Dutch working dogs. Garm's sire took 6th in the KNPV National Championship recently held in the Netherlands.
Through her "von Asgard" Working Dog Kennel, Linda imported, bred, trained, and competited with high-level European Working Dogs like Baquero von Asgard a strong Working Dobermann.
Bred at Linda's "von Asgard" Working Dog Kennel, Crash von Asgard boasts multiple KNPV PH-2 certified dogs in both his sire's pedigree, as well as, in his dam's perigree.
Linda's family is from the Freestate of Bavaria, in southeastern Germany and many of the training techniques, that have become the foundation of her training program, Linda learned in Germany . . . and through high-level working dog competition in North America and in Europe.
Linda offers seminars, private & in-kennel training, as well as, boarding for all breeds of dogs at her Euro Pros K-9 Center facility located on Florida’s gulf coast. From a very young age, she has furthered her canine education and experience by working countless hours with many breeds and trainers both here in the U.S. and in Europe. Today, she passes on her training techniques to special trainers working with her to achieve their certification and receive advanced education in the “Werlein Way” Canine Training Program. At the same time, Linda continues to personally train client’s dogs, as she has done for over 35 years. Linda Werlein’s dedication, work ethic, and her outstanding achievements place her in lofty company in the canine training industry.
"Werlein Way" - European Dog Training Programs
Linda M. Werlein Euro Pros' Owner & Founder with Arrk von Asgard, one of her well-titled, competition Dobermanns.
Linda Werlein, our Founder, is still at the helm of Euro Pros K-9 Center. Since 1979, she has successfully imported, bred, trained, and competed in regional, national, & international championship events with her European working dogs.
For many years, Linda also owned a State of Florida licensed K-9 Security Agency specializing in Commercial K-9 Security for Industry and Executive Protection.
Linda, through her highly regarded "von Asgard" Working Dog Kennel, became a well known as a breeder of highly successful European working Dobermanns, Belgian Malinois & Dutch Shepherds. Linda's has family in the Freestate of Bavaria, located in southeastern Germany, who she regularly visits as she is competing with her working dogs throughout Europe.
Some of Linda's training specialities are: IGP (IPO/VPG/Schutzhund), Competition Tracking, Advanced Obedience, Personal Protection, KNPV, Police K-9 Training, Search & Rescue, Behavior Modification, Pointer & Retriever Field Trial Training, Service Dog Training, Pet Obedience, Socialization and . . . much, much more.
Euro Pros K-9 Center
35571 Florida 70, Myakka City, FL 34251
Office: 941-444-6605 Toll Free: 800-797-2954
(We take calls from 9AM to 9PM - 7 Days-A-Week)
Serving Florida's gulf coast area from the Tampa to Fort Myers