The House Intelligence Committee is working to help breeders better understand the intelligence of their dogs and how they can be trained to become smarter.
The committee is launching a new effort to educate breeders on the potential of smart dogs and the role smart breeds play in helping with national security.
The committee is working with a number of breeders and their owners, including the Washington Humane Society, to create a smart dog training curriculum for the first time.
The program aims to provide a simple, accessible and engaging platform for breeders to share their knowledge and experience with their dog, while at the same time helping breeders improve their dog’s intelligence and intelligence-to-behavior profiles.
The goal is to create an educational tool that will help breed, shelter and rescue organizations and others who want to identify and address the growing concerns about intelligence in the human-animal community.
The new breed training program is being developed by the Intelligence and National Security Subcommittee of the House Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, which also includes the House Intelligence Chairwoman, Mike Rogers, and Reps.
Mike Doyle, Michael McCaul, Jim Bridenstine, Mike Pompeo and Steve Scalise.
It will begin this fall and is being overseen by the Homeland Security Committee, which oversees the intelligence community.
The panel is chaired by Republican Rep. Michael McCarty.
The bill is being sponsored by Rogers, who is also chairman of the committee.
“In the past, breeders have tended to focus on one or two specific traits in a particular breed and then only had the luxury of selecting for those traits in the same breed, with little thought to how those traits might be applied,” Rogers said in a statement.
“We’re working to make this process simpler and more accessible to breeders, allowing them to better understand how dogs are different, more intelligent, and more at home in their homes.
This new breed-specific training will give breeders the opportunity to better prepare their dogs for what they can expect from their dogs.
We are excited about the impact this will have on dog breed programs and breeders across the country.”
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