Phil and wife Nancy live in Umatilla, FL. They are the owner operators of Trademark Animal Talent
From 1966 to present has trained approximately 30 Police Departments and K-9 Handlers in several states.
Police K-9 handler in Franklin County, Ohio late 1960s/ 70s.
Owned and operated Landmark Kennels, the largest boarding and training kennel in South Florida from 1978 until 1992.
Was the largest U.S. importer of German Shepherd Dogs from Germany 1978-1992.
With wife, owns and operates Trademark Animal Talent, the largest supplier of animals for film work in Southeast Florida.
Participated in an experiment studying the abilities of dogs to discriminate odors on different surfaces with Professor Lehr Brisbane of the University of Georgia.
Participated in an experiment studying the abilities and limitations of dogs in discriminating direction on tracks with Professor Lehr Brisbane of the University of Georgia.
Participated in an experiment studying the abilities and limitations of dogs to discern scents on objects from different parts of the human body with Professor Lehr Brisbane.
Past President, Past Training Director and Founder of the South Florida Schutzhund Club.
Past President, Past Training Director and a founding member of the United Schutzhund Clubs of America.
Founder, Past Training Director, Past Vice President and President of the Southeast Kreisgruppe of the D.V.G. Schutzhund Verband.
Trial Chairman and organizer of numerous Schutzhund trials, championship trials and seminars.
Former licensed obedience judge for the United Kennel Club.
Judged the first annual U.K.C. National Pit Bull Specialty Obedience Trial, Las Vegas.
Graduated '67 - St. Louis Narcotics Detection School for K-9 handlers.
Has given numerous seminars throughout the United States & Canada on Schutzhund, A.K.C. obedience and the Police use of K-9's including the following cities: Boston, Gainesville, Naples, Dade County, Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm, New York.
Lectured at a N.A.C.D.L. workshop in Ontario, Canada on the use and misuse of police and narcotics dogs in June, 1990.
Conducted a seminar and served as a judge for the Alabama and Georgia State Prison Systems K-9 handlers on man tracking in the 80s.
Conducted a seminar for Schutzhund and Police dogs, Tokyo, Japan, 1999.
Conducts yearly seminars in Moodus, Conn. for Schutzhund and A.K.C. competition since 1999.
Conducts yearly week-long seminars in Live Oak, FL for Schutzhund competition since 1997.
Conducted a police K-9 training seminar on the use of training equipment for police dog training Miami 2004.
Conducted a police decoy seminar for K-9 Officers Miami, Fla. 2005.
Conducted a police K-9 Seminar /AKC obedience seminar in Knoxville, Tenn. June, 2005.
1970s and 80s
Shown several different breeds in A.K.C. obedience obtaining titles of Companion Dog, Companion Dog Excellent, Utility Dog, Tracking Dog
Competed dogs in Field Trials and Retriever Trials, Ohio, late 1960's
Awarded Dog World Award in A.K.C. obedience and numerous High-In-Trials
Winner of the S.V. Gold Medal from Germany
1st - North American Schutzhund 3 Championship, 1976
1st - United Schutzhund Clubs of America Schutzhund 3 Championship, 1976
Representative of the United Schutzhund Clubs of America team representing the United States in the EuropaMeistershaft in Amersfort, Holland in 1977
Representative of the United Schutzhund Clubs of America team representing the United States in Borgemanero, Italy, 1978
1st - O.G. Dagersheim Landesgruppe Tournament in Germany, 1978
1st - DVG American Schutzhund 2 Championship, 1980
1st - DVG Schutzhund 3 and Canadian SchH 3 Championships, 1980
Representative Working Dog Association team competing in the EuropaMeistershaft, Salsburg, Austria, 1983
1st - DVG SchH 1 Championship with a Doberman, 1984, (a breed first.)
1st - German Shepherd Dog Club of America Schutzhund 3 Championship, 1990
Representative of the WDA Schutzhund 3 team in the World Championship in Belgium, 1990
1st - SchH 2 SEKG Championship, April, 1994
1st - SchH 3 SEKG Championship, April, 1995
1st and 2nd - SchH 3 DVG National Championship, Toronto, June, 1995
1st - SchH 3 SEKG Championship, April, 1996
3rd - SchH 3 DVG National Championship, Orlando, June, 1996
1st - SchH 3 DVG National Championship, San Diego, June, 1997
1st - South Florida Club Championship, Miami, 1999