USMRA Judge

Don Lee

San Antonio, TX
Contact Don:
hundhaus@gmail.com

My dog training “addiction” started many years ago in Houston, Texas. I was showing a Dobermann in AKC Obedience and was encouraged to try Schutzhund. I began working with Spring Valley Working Dog Club and the passion for working dogs quickly set in. I was fortunate to have joined a club with progressive ideas about motivational training that believed in bringing in European trainers. I became one of the first Teaching Helpers in the newly developed USCA Teaching Helper Program; and I participated as a Helper (Decoy) in several Championship and Police Dog Trials. I titled two Dobermanns and one GSD in the sport of Schutzhund.

After moving to San Antonio, part of our Lone Star Schutzhund Club decided to try Mondio Ring. A few of us formed the Lone Star Mondio Ring Club. LSMRC hosted the first USMRA Sanctioned Mondioring Trial in January 2000, as well as the first USMRA National Championship in March 2007. I have titled one GSD and two Malinois in Mondio. I am also a Police Canine Handler. I have trained and handled dual purpose Patrol / Narcotics Detection Dogs on the street since 2000.

In addition to participating in USMRA trials with my dogs, I certified as a USMRA Trial Decoy in 2001. I have also served on the USMRA Board of Directors and on several USMRA Committees, including the Judge’s Committee, the Election Committee, the Decoy Committee, and as a USMRA Liaison to the International Decoy Committee.

I am passionate about dog training and helping people experience success with their dogs. I believe deeply in the spirit of Mondioring – safety for the decoys and dogs; challenging, but fair scenarios for the handler and dog; and an entertaining trial for both spectators and participants. I enjoy the friendly, encouraging community that is Mondioring. I see my duties as a USMRA member to kindle the Mondioring spirit, to promote enjoyment of the sport and to foster the Mondioring community at every opportunity.

Upcoming Trials

Trial History

  • October 28, 2018
    Blossom, TX
  • October 27, 2018
    Blossom, TX
  • June 2, 2018
    Somerset, TX
  • December 3, 2017
    Fort Worth, TX
  • December 2, 2017
    Fort Worth, TX
  • November 5, 2017
    Grove City, OH
  • November 4, 2017
    Grove City, OH
  • September 10, 2017
    Erie, CO
  • September 9, 2017
    Erie, CO
  • November 20, 2016
    St Louis, MO
  • November 19, 2016
    St Louis, MO
  • October 16, 2016
    Salida, CA
  • October 15, 2016
    Salida, CA
  • December 6, 2015
    Fort Worth, TX
  • December 5, 2015
    Fort Worth, TX
  • July 13, 2015
    Hadley, PA
  • July 10, 2015
    Hadley, PA
  • June 21, 2015
    Colorado Springs, CO
  • June 20, 2015
    Colorado Springs, CO
  • March 29, 2015
    Brookville, MD
  • March 28, 2015
    Brookville, MD
  • February 22, 2015
    Mocksville, NC
  • February 21, 2015
    Mocksville, NC
  • May 25, 2014
    Hadley, PA
  • May 24, 2014
    Hadley, PA
  • June 30, 2013
    Harris, MN
  • June 29, 2013
    Harris, MN
  • October 14, 2012
    Las Animas, CO
  • October 13, 2012
    Las Animas, CO
  • September 23, 2012
    St Louis, MO
  • September 22, 2012
    St Louis, MO
  • June 22, 2012
    Castle Rock, CO
  • June 21, 2012
    Castle Rock, CO