Category: Police Dogs

What Police K9 Training Teaches Dogs

A dog is trained by a man to become a Police K9

Police dogs, often referred to as K9s, play an essential role in law enforcement. They assist officers in a variety of tasks that are beyond the capabilities of humans alone. But what exactly do these remarkable animals learn during their training? Here’s a sampling of the instruction they receive: Detection Skills for Different Materials One… Read more »

How to Live with a Working Dog

So, you have decided or may be deciding to get a working dog.  If you’re ready for it, this is one of the smartest decisions you’ll ever make.  If you’re not ready for it, it can be one of the most frustrating things you’ve ever done.  Let us give you some words of tried/true wisdom!… Read more »

The Important Bond Between a Police Dog and Handler

Police Dog and Handler

Police have used dogs to assist in investigative work in ways humans cannot for hundreds of years. While modern K9 units have come a long way from their roots in medieval Europe, the bond between dog and handler has remained crucially important. If there isn’t a mutual trust between the two, the duo will not… Read more »

The Importance of Human Leadership with a Dog

Nothing about dog training is automatic.  Some people are of the mistaken mindset that domestic dogs can simply perform as we want them to without any responsibility or direction on our part.  This mindset is a farce! A dog’s behavior is nearly always a reflection of his human.  If the human permits sloppiness in the… Read more »

4 Surprising Facts About Working K9’s That You Probably Didn’t Know

Police Dog Trainer

Working dogs are truly like no other. From service dogs to police K9’s, we should be grateful for the hard work that these dogs do each day. Let’s take a look at some of the most interesting facts about service dogs: A K9 Will Typically Go into Service Between 18-24 Months Most working dogs are… Read more »

Heightened Proficiency among Police Dog teams

In light of today’s chaotic society – with unchecked riots, homicides, anti-police racket, defunding – one thing is becoming crystal clear.  The pressure is on for law enforcement to fine-tune their operational procedure and the training behind it.  No matter which side of the police argument you find yourself, all eyes are on law enforcement… Read more »

4 Types of Working Dogs

Types of Working Dogs

While dogs are known to be our beloved household companions, some dogs are also known to be incredibly hard workers in the professional world. Working dogs take their jobs very seriously to help others, and their work doesn’t go unrecognized. Let’s look at four different types of working dogs that you may commonly find in… Read more »

How Police Dogs are Trained for Their Job

Training a Police Dog

Police K9 dogs are a significant part of law enforcement. They are responsible for saving lives and protecting others. A K9 needs to be alert, calm, obedient, and quick to learn. There is a lot of training that a professional dog trainer must do to prepare a dog to become a K9 officer. Adapt to… Read more »

Purchasing Older Pups as Working Dogs

This article is not for folks who want/have a pet puppy.  Rather, it is directed towards those wanting a future working dog.  If that’s you, read on and save yourself some money, time, and frustration. Many people short-circuit their working dog goals before they ever get their new pup home.  Why?  They purchased a young… Read more »