Dave Dourson, is the co-owner and co-founder of Kinetic Performance Dog Food (KPDF). Dave has 30 years of experience in various blue-water business ventures that focused on filling a “need” that, many times, in the corporate world, are overlooked by CFO’s that focused on profit, over quality. Dave and his partner, John Howard, met while working for a large, mid-west based, pet food company in 2009. With a desire to focus on animal health over profitability, the two left corporate America and started their own company in 2011. The pair spend countless hours working with various kennels across the United States on K9 nutrition and conducting nutritional seminars. Dave has conducted seminars for various divisions of the DOD, Homeland Security, USSS, Military Divisions and numerous State and Local PDs and most recently presented to 51 teams in Hawaii that included the DEA, TSA, (4) branches military, Homeland Security, Hawaii K9 and several PD-K9 teams from surrounding islands.
Class: K-9 Nutrition: How to Feed a K-9 Athlete
This is a fast paced, interactive class that teaches the student how to read a nutritional label, what is “that” ingredient, how to tell a good dog food from a bargain brand, how do minerals and vitamins get depleted in a K9 Officer, replenishing and recovery needs of a performance dog and how to read your dog if the needs are not being met.