Upcoming K-9 Training and Events

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March 2017

24TH-25TH, 2017 DETECTOR TRIALS, Duluth, MN

Explosive Detector Trial: Friday March 24th, 2017.

Narcotic Detector Trial: Saturday March 25th, 2017.

For more info, contact Marc Johnson at mjohnson454@duluthmn.gov, (218) 929-0830, visit www.uspca18.com/x/2017-detector-trials


26TH-1ST, USPCA REGION 25 K9 TRIALS AND CERTIFICATION, Decatur, TX

Dates: March 26 2017-April 1st 2017

For more information, visit www.uspcak9.com.


April 2017

1ST-4TH, DETECTOR DOG NATIONAL TRIALS AND FIELD CERTIFICATIONS, Raleigh, NC

For more information and to register, go to www.midprok9.com/Workshops.html
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2nd-6th Logan Haus Kennels Operant Conditioning Class
Logan Haus Kennels
514 Rolling Hills Farm Rd.
Lewisburg WV 24901
www.loganhauskennels.com/canine_trainers_courses


3RD, POLICE K9 INSTRUCTOR COURSE, Harmony, NC

Highland Canine Training

For more information, e-mail policek9@highlandcanine.com, or visit tacticalpolicek9traning.com.


3RD-8TH, K9PTA 102 COURSE, Sorrento, FL

K-9 Pipeline Training Academy

For more information, call (352) 552-4855, e-mail pnichol@atlantic.net, or visit www.k9pta.com.


7TH-9TH K-9 HUMAN REMAINS DETECTION, San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

For more information, contact Ben Alexander at (979) 739-8353, facts.k9@gmail.com.


10TH-12TH, SKIDDS CATS CLASS 189, Kern County, CA

For more information, contact Brad Smith at (626) 523-4028, topdogwck1@aol.com, or visit www.k9tacops.com.


12TH-14TH, NAPWDA K-9 DECOY SEMINAR, Tilton, IL

Topics covered: Proper use of equipment – Grips – Animal Psychology and Behavior – Role of the Decoy – Bitework Problem and Solving & MORE!

8 hours class room with 16 hours actual field work

For more information, visit www.midprok9.com/Workshops.html 


17TH-21ST, E-COLLAR CLASS, Denver, IN

Vohne Liche Kennels

For more information, call (765) 985-2274, e-mail kenneth@vohneliche.com, or visit www.vohneliche.com.


23TH-29TH, AMPWDA NATIONAL K9 CONFERENCE, Cloverdale, IN

For more information, call (765) 720-8940, or visit www.ampwda.com.


24TH-26TH, 2017 APCA SPRING SEMINAR, Concord, NC

Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office

For more information, contact Lennie Rivera at Lbrivera@cabarruscounty.com, or visit www.theapca.com.


24TH-26TH, K9 First Responder and Paramedicine (with optional K9-TECC Add-on) – Las Vegas, NV
This program includes handling K9 emergencies in both conventional and remote/wilderness environments, so you’ll be prepared to respond wherever and whenever you need to. Topics range from safe K9 handling and comprehensive assessments to treating the most common emergencies such as heat stroke, bloat/GDV and airway obstructions, as well as trauma massive bleeding and falls. This 3rd Day Optional add-on is available for Military, Law Enforcement, and other Tactical Responders. It will build on the first two days of medicine and apply the skills within the context of the tactical environment, using the MMMARCHH protocol and extensive practice scenarios.
For more info, contact Jo-Anne Brenner at 1-855-4K9-MEDIC, visit K9MEDIC.com.


27TH-28TH, TACTICAL OBEDIENCE & LIVE FIRE COURSE SEMINAR, Loxahatchee, FL

Israeli Special Tactics

For more information, call (561) 674-6677, e-mail info@istk9.com, or visit www.istk9.com.


30TH-5TH. 2017 IPWDA/GRAND RAPIDS POLICE DEPARTMENT GRAYLING K-9 TRAINING SPRING WORKSHOP, Grayling, MI

Grand Rapids Police Department

For more information, contact Tim Hoornstra at thoornst@grand-rappids.mi.us, or visit ipwda.org.


May 2017

1ST- 5TH, MID-WEST K-9 WORKSHOP, Washington County, Iowa
Hosted by Washington County, Iowa, Fee: $350.00.  includes certification, training or handout materials. Contact Deputy Burke (319) 653-1803 or email at nburke@wps.co.washington.ia.us Additional information located at dlecertification.org


6TH-7TH, 15TH ANNUAL DESERT DOG K-9 TRIALS, Mesa, AZ

A.L.E.C.A.

For more information, contact Owen Keefe at (602) 509-2498, or visit www.desertdogk9trials.com.


7TH-12TH, NAPWDA NATIONAL WORKSHOP, Eureka, MO

This workshop will cover all of the phases associated with patrol, including tactical techniques and scenario based training. In addition to the above listed phases, narcotics, explosives, cadaver, tracking, trailing and accelerants will be offered.
For more information, contact Mike Werges at (636) 938-6601, visit napwda.com or email mwerges@eureka.mo.us


9TH-12TH, 16TH ANNUAL NPCA CERTIFICATION, Jackson, WY

Teton County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit

For more information, contact David Hodges at (307) 733-2331, or dhodges@tetonsheriff.org.


15TH-JUNE 23RD, DETECTION COURSES, Jurupa Valley, CA

Adlerhorst International

For more information, contact Dave Reaver at (951) 685-2430, or adlerhorst@adlerhorst.com


20TH-21ST AMK9’s U.S. CANINE BIATHLON, Anniston, AL 

For more information, call (910) 279-4343, e-mailbiathloninfo@amk9.com, or visit amk9.com.


22ND-27th, K9PTA 101 COURSE, Sorrento, FL

K-9 Pipeline Training Academy

For more information, call (352) 552-4855, e-mail pnichol@athlantic.com, or visit www.k9pta.com.
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23rd-25th, National Odor Recognition Testing (NORT)

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Kentucky Exposition Center – 937 Phillips Lane, Louisville KY (South wing)
0830 – 1700 daily
Training is open to all U.S. Government, law enforcement, fire service, intelligence community, and military personnel.  Interested explosives detection canine handlers email Cody.Monday@atf.gov with the following to register: Name, Official Title/Rank, Canine’s Name, Email Address, and Cellular Number.
Handler’s agencies are responsible for all travel, lodging, and per diem expenses.
Training is conducted by FLETC – LEITP certified Instructors/Canine Trainers from ATF’s National Canine Division.


31ST-1ST, TACTICAL CANINE CASUALTY CARE, Camarillo, CA

Superfit Canine & Veterinary Tactical Group

For more information, e-mail superfitcanine@gmail.com, or visit www.superfitcanine.com


June 2017

June 4 –  Annual Washington Co. Sheriff’s Office Police Canine Trials
Hillsboro, OR – Hillsboro Stadium
4450 NW 229th Ave
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Safety Fair will be 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and the K-9 Trials will be from 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Come and cheer for your favorite K-9 Team.  The event is free to the public. Food and beverage will be available and sold at the event. Due to the nature of this event, we ask that you leave your pets at home.
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5th-9th, Southern Tier Police Canine Assoc. Inc.
24th Annual Advanced Handler K-9 Seminar
Endiott, NY   Cost- 325.00
Training consists of: reality based training scenarios, problem-solving, protection, decoy training, tactical deployments, urban and rural tracking environments, explosive detection, narcotics detection.
Questions or concerns contact Larry Vanek (607) 343-1487
email – jvanek@stny.rr.com
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9th – 7 pm-12 am
PK9A- Police K9 Association 2017 Brothers in Blue Bash
Canton Memorial Civic Center
1101 Market Ave N.
Canton OH 44702
For more information call Laurie 330-904-9561

 


July 2017

July 11- 13 – Nashville, TN

K-9 Cop Conference for Police and Military Working Dog Handlers
For more information and registration visit www.k9copmagazine.com or call (270) 534-0500

July 14 – Tampa, FL
Evolution of Narcotics Detection Training  – Israeli Special Tactics K9
For more information and registration visit www.ISTK9.com


August 2017

10th -11th – Loxahatchee FL
Introduction to the Electronic Collar  – Israeli Special Tactics K9
For more information and registration visit www.ISTK9.com

 


September 2017

 


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