Vlad Popescu

December 2010 until now – founding member and Director of the Utility Dog Club, Bucharest.

Between 2011 and 2013, within the project “Dog, my friend”, he taught a human-dog interaction course to children in grades III and IV.

May 2014 – December 2010 Chief Dog Trainer – Vier Pfoten Romania, Bucharest.

He taught Canine Training and Behavior at the Postgraduate Course in Animal Assisted Therapy, Babeș-Boliyai University, Cluj, 2007 – 2010.

He participated, along with his dog, in Animal Assisted Therapy sessions (2005-2008).

He intervened, together with his dogs and the authorities, during 7 search and rescue missions.

He participates annually in several dog training camps for search and rescue and specific exams.



Participation in an Animal Assisted Therapy team, Bucharest, 2005 – 2010;

Winner of the Search and Rescue among Rubble category, level A, at the 2006 National Training Championship, with the dog Codruț, Arad, November 2006;

The first Obedience exam in Romania, with the dog Codruț, Alba Iulia, July, 2006;

The first Avalanche Dog Exam in Romania, together with the dog Codruț, Baia Mare, January 2007;

June 2007 – Participation ORHB, Zlatna (Romania) – Canine training, specialty Search and Rescue.