OUR CREDENTIALS

 RICK'S PROFESSIONAL DOG TRAINING HISTORY AND CREDENTIALS

  • Universal K-9 Security Inc., 1969 to 1976, part owner and Director of Training, Brooklyn and Long Island, New York, and St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands.

  • K-9 Patrol Dogs, Inc., 1976 to 1979, Director of Training and Students, Yonkers, New York.

  • Robins-Royce Kennels and Training Centers, 1979 to 1981, Director of Training, Vocational Teacher, New York State, OVR & VA, approved Secondary Education Course in Dog Training and Kennel Management. (Teaching included all phases of dog training, behavior modification, K-9 parasitology and kennel management.) Long Island, New York

  • Rick Robins School for Dogs, 1981 to present, Tuckerton, New Jersey.

  • Robinswood Kennels, 1985 to present, a licensed boarding, breeding, training kennel, Tuckerton, New Jersey.

  • Detector Dogs International Inc., 1988 to 1992, a New Jersey State licensed (#3988) Private Detective Agency.

II. New Jersey State Certified Animal Control Officer, License #378

  • Little Egg Harbor Township, 1985 to 1992.

  • Tuckerton Borough, 1986 to 1993.

III. Professional Associations and Certifications:

United States Professional Dog Trainers Association.

  • Advisory Board Member.

  • Certified Master Trainer - All Phases.

  •  Judge

 American Federation of Professional Dog Trainers.

  • President.

  • Certified Master Trainer.

  • Judge

North American Police Work Dog Association

  • Past Member

  • Certified Master Police Dog Trainer

IV. Dog Related Memberships:

  • Uber Alus Schutzhund Club.

  • Giant Schnauzer Club of America.

  • Giant Schnauzer Fanciers Club.

Personal dog trainer for:

  • Cameron Douglas -Aspiring young movie star

  • Tony Munafo - Executive Producer for Sylvester Stallone

  • Teddy Pendergrast - Recording Star

  • Michael McCary - Boyz II Men

  • Kerry Kittles - NJ Nets

  •  Keith Van Horn - NJ Nets

  • Pinklon Thomas Former - World Heavyweight Champion

  • Dana Lewis - Baltimore Bullets

  • Jayson Williams - NJ Nets

  • Boys II Men

  • Bobby Rydell

  • Elizabeth Johnson of Johnson & Johnson

V. During the above described periods, I have trained or have been directly responsible for the training of, or provided services for:

  • 15,000 dogs

  • 250 students to become professional dog trainers

Police Departments and Municipal Agencies:

  • Bayou La Batre, Alabama PD

  • Moss Point, Mississippi PD

  • Jackson, Mississippi PD

  • Mercer County, Pennsylvania, Narcotics Unit

  • Long Island Railroad, New York

  • Starrett City, New York

  • New York City Transit Authority

  • Suffolk County Schools, New York

  • St. Thomas, U. S. V. I. Schools

  • Lower Cape May Regional Schools, New Jersey

  • Little Egg Harbor Township Police Department, New Jersey

  • Tuckerton Police Department, New Jersey

  • Kuwait National Guard (Advisor)

Private Industry:

  • Hess Oil Refineries, St. Croix,

  • U.S.V.I

  • IBI Security Service

  • Royal Detective Agency

  • Wakefield Security Service

  • Wade Detective Agency

  • Styles Investigative Service

  • St. Regis Paper Company

  • Griffin Marine Fleet

  • Narcotics Detection

  • Various Department Stores

  • Car Dealers

  • Warehouses

  • VI. My Experience Includes:

    • Tracking, search and rescue, search and seizure.

    • Narcotics, explosives, and chemical detection.

    • Scent discrimination.

    • Police and military dog training, including all phases of obedience, attack and guard training

    VII. My work has been featured on television and has appeared in many major news publications. I have trained dogs for the movies: Blades and Ms 45.