K9 Seminars

2020 Seminars

E-Collar Course Participant (Open to Public) & E-Collar Course Observer (Open to Public) 

  • 17, 18, 19 March 2020
  • 26, 27, 28 June 2020
  • Participant $250.00
  • Observer $150.00

Advanced Detection Narcotics
This seminar will focus on advancing the skills of the canine and handler through training scenarios that include: large hides, hidden compartments, complex distractors, and varying height and depths for hides (extreme height, sub-surface hides, submerged hides, etc.).

  • 24, 25, 26 March 2020
  • Participant $175.00

SAR Seminar: Trailing
This seminar will focus on the advanced trails for SAR members, which includes 13 hours old trails that are 1 1/2 mile long.  The trails will have to have 7 different turns with three different terrains and also a water crossing.  The SAR handlers have to conduct trails that have a lot of distractions due to the time frame they are called upon to respond to scenes.

  • 17, 18, 19 April 2020
  • Participant $250.00

Patrol Tracking/Trailing Seminar
This seminar will focus on two topical areas; problem solving and advanced tracks/trails. During this seminar the student will be exposed to multi-surface, extreme age, harsh terrain, and multiple quarry scenarios.

  • 17, 18, 19 April 2020
  • Participant $175.00

SAR Seminar: Cadaver and Wilderness
This seminar will focus on the basic and advanced Land cadaver and crime scene searching along with wilderness searches in the woods. The cadaver part will have basic land and the advanced will be more focused on Vehicles, burned areas, open areas and buildings. While the wilderness will focus on 40 and 160 acres searches where there could be up to 4 missing persons inside the area. Search patterns are very important to these searches and most of the training will make sure the team conducts proper patterns.

  • 8, 9, 10 May 2020
  • Participant $250.00

SAR Seminar: Water Cadaver
This seminar will focus on water cadaver.  Learning the dogs behaviors when their K9 has located the cadaver scent under water. This seminar will have the K9’s on a boat and shore line training. The cadaver will be from legally obtained materials.

  • 19, 20, 21 June 2020
  • Participant $250.00

Aggression Problem Solving Seminar
In this seminar the student will be placed into a position to work several dogs during bite work training events. The primary focus here is to work through bite building, drive development, mental stability during the bite, and decoy development. Students for this course should bring their assigned canine.

  • 14, 15, 16 July 2020
  • Participant $250.00

Advanced Detection Explosive Scenario Training
This seminar will place a strong emphases on large hides, new and trending explosive devices and materials, homemade explosives, and anti-personal devices. This seminar will also conduct scenarios in complex search venues that include subsurface hides, large commercial facilities, wildland areas, varying height and depth hides, roadways, and mass transit.

  • 18, 19, 20 Aug 2020
  • Participant $175.00

Problem Solving for Odor Recognition Testing (ORT)
This seminar will focus solely on developing new and pre-trained explosive detection canines for testing under an Odor Recognition Test. Participants will learn how the origins of the ORT, positives and negatives of the test, introducing green canines to the test, introduction of the ORT for certified teams, handler skills and technics for successful completion.

  • 15, 16, 17 September 2020
  • Participant $175.00

Patrol Problem Solving Seminar (Evidence, Building Search, Obedience, etc.)
During this seminar the focus will be on problematic areas within the following patrol disciplines; area search, building search, bite work / aggression control (recall, gunfire, obedience around the decoy, etc.), article search, and obedience tasks. Upon completion of this seminar the participant shall have a strong understanding of the skills and abilities necessary to complete a successful re-certification within certifying authorities such as the International Police Working Dog Association.

  • 6, 7, 8 October 2020
  • Participant $250.00

High Risk Scenario Training
During this seminar the focus will be on high stress, highly litigated patrol uses in the following topical areas; area search, building search, officer protection, and suspect apprehension. This seminar has a heavy emphasis on scenario based training evolutions to include; force on force, complex multi-event training problems, as well as multiple and passive aggressor situations.

  • 17, 18, 19 November 2020
  • Participant $250.00

Young Dog Development (Open to Public)

  • 5 & 6 December 2020
  • Participant $150.00


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