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K9 & Handler Courses
We pride ourselves on staying up to date with the most effective and best practices in the canine industry. At this time we offer a variety of Police K9 Handler Courses, Decoy courses, and specialty courses upon request.
We are willing to travel to offer any of our courses to your department and sister agencies across the U.S. and abroad. Please contact us to set up a specialty course for your department or agency. If you are looking specifically for decoy courses please click here: K9 Decoy Courses
Upcoming K9 Courses
Decoy Skill Building Seminar – May 17-19th
Prescott Valley, Arizona
JJ Siebrasse from Proven K9 Training & Chris Pelle from Complete Canine Training are coming back to Arizona for round 2! They will be teaching advanced decoy skills, training strategies, drive channeling and so much more! This event is being hosted by Lee of ArmorK9. We will be going over the following:
- Decoy & Dog Safety
- Reading a Dog Properly
- Drive Satisfaction & Manipulation
- How To Develop Better Biting Dogs
- Decoy Training Strategy, Movements & Presentations
- How and When to Apply Pressure
- Advanced Scenario Training – Home Invasion, Car Jacking, etc.
Free Training Day Spring 2019
This is exactly what it sounds like! If you have a dog, it doesn’t matter what discipline you train we want you to come out and get some work in at our new location in Brighton. This is a sport & working dog only event. More details will be announced closer to the date!
Law Enforcement/Military Decoy Course – July 15-17th
This is strictly a law enforcement /military course. This is a basic 3-day decoy course for green handlers and green decoys to improve their skills on both sides of the leash. Our aim is to teach you how to properly catch a K9, manipulate drives, move into advanced real-world scenarios and how to set them up. We also cover some case law, safety for you and the K9, and go over some basic K9 information that you may or may not know. Below you can find the course outline and information sheet as well as the registration form.
K9 Team Improvement Course Fall 2019
This course is designed to improve K9 teams in every possible way. This course is broken down into 3 sections; Apprehension, Narcotics Detection and Tracking/Trailing. Our goal with this course is to improve upon any areas in which you and your partner need help. This course will improve your handling skills, and your partners skills. In this course we will cover at a minimum:
- Handler Skills
- K9 Training for Patrol, Tracking and Narcotics Detection
K9-Field Training Officer Course
We are proud supporters of the online K9-FTO course. This course is designed for Law Enforcement Officers, K9 Supervisors and Private K9 Professionals. This course is online only currently but will become a classroom course with live training and scenarios in 2018. The course is designed to make a newly K9 handler’s transition to the field as effective as and efficient as possible. This course covers procedures, policies, case law, K9 maintenance and much more.
Please choose your position below and use vendor code “Complete Canine” when registering.
Please contact us with any questions you may have about our K9 training courses by calling us or filling out the contact form on the right hand side of this page.
Past K9 Courses
Decoy & K9 Problem Solving Seminar in Jacksonville, Florida – August 11-12, 2018
Complete Canine Training in conjunction with Proven K9 Training and George Vidler will be teaching basic techniques to improve your K9 and your skills. This course is designed for both dogs and decoys who want to learn and grow.
K9 Problem Solving & Decoy Workshop with Proven K9 Training Hosted by Armor K9 – May 12-13, 2018
This course is our basic 2-day decoy course in San Tan Valley, AZ! During the course you will learn about decoy & Dog Safety, Reading a Dog, Drive Satisfaction & Manipulation, How To Develop Better Bites, Decoy Movement & Presentation, How and When to Apply Pressure.
Decoy Workshop with Cody Tallent & Marathon K9 Academy – September 1-3, 2017
Become a better decoy with expert instruction and guidance from 3 of the top decoys in the US. This 3-day workshop in Loveland, CO will enhance your decoy skills. Topics will include decoy safety, drive manipulation, decoy movements, bite building and more.