Bob Jeffers hails from South Boston, MA, where he graduated from South Boston High School in 1968. He entered the United States Air Force in May 1970, retiring in July 1999, as a Command Chief Master Sergeant, from Eielson AFB, Alaska.
Bob became a fully licensed AKC Agility Judge in July 2009. He judges regularly in the United States—judging specialties for the German Shepherd Dog Club of America, Brittney Spaniel Club, and the American Belgian Malinois Club. He owns and trains German Shepherd Dogs in Agility, Obedience, Rally, Herding, and Tracking. Four of his adult dogs have been awarded the Performance Award of Merit from the German Shepherd Dog Club of America, earning AKC titles in Agility, Obedience, and Herding. His dog, Black, is the youngest GSD to receive this prestigious award at 2 years of age. Black and another of Bob’s dogs, Rio, both earned AKCs Master Agility Champion (MACH) titles in 2012. Bob has served as President of the Dog Training Club of Tampa, FL, and is a Board Member for the Tampa Bay German Shepherd Dog Club. He is also a member of the German Shepherd Dog Club of America (GSDCA), where he is the Chairperson of Agility. He assisted in the inaugural GSDCA Top 20 Invitational Program which has now become an annual event.
Bob holds an associate’s degree in Aerospace Ground Equipment Technology, a bachelor’s in Professional Studies from Barry University, and master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Barry University. Besides training dogs, his hobbies include Internet web designing, computer application and database design, and report writing in Crystal Reports. Bob now resides in Odessa, Florida.
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