Recognized by several organizations such as the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, American Police Canine Academy and the State of Indiana, Conifer Canine has been a professional dog training school in Indiana since 1992. We have some of the best and most qualified dog trainers with years of experience to ensure the proper and most professional dog training classes for your police dog or puppy in Indiana. Whether your K9 is a beginner or experienced and just in need of some fine tuning, our trainers will get them task-ready to get out in the field.

K9 Unit Police Dog Training School in Indiana

Recognized by the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, Conifer Canine offers K9 training and even K9 handler training or support. Our K9 unit school offers:

  • Apprehension of Suspects Without the Use of Deadly Force
  • Trailing & Tracking of Suspects
  • Search Tasks of Buildings & Specified Areas
  • Handler Protection
  • Structural Agility
  • Drug or Explosives Detection

Our experienced police K9 trainers teach your canines the correct responses to several situations with emphasis in on and off leash training. This allows us to assist in reducing the risk of liability by giving the handlers more control.

Narcotics Detection Dogs

As the premier drug dog & handler training school in Indiana, Conifer Canine has years of experience transforming canines into narcotics detection dogs and citizens into qualified handlers. Our drug dog handler courses in Indiana teach, among other tasks, proper search techniques, evidence handling, avoiding liability and case law involving canine related searches / prosecutions.

Conifer Canine can personalize your dog’s training to allow them skill sets in the detection of marijuana, cocaine, heroin, meth, and their derivatives. We conduct our drug dog training with the specifications needed by each agency or department, including the request for passive or aggressive alert.

Explosive Detection Dogs

In Indiana, Conifer Canine offers training for explosive detection dogs, as well as bomb dog handlers. Courses for explosives dog detection handlers in Indiana can include proper search procedures and techniques, scent theory and practical lessons. We train bomb dogs for EDD teams with a passive alert that can be imprinted on RDX, TNT, Chlorates, PETN, Nitrates and their derivative formulations.

Security Dog Training Courses in Indiana

Professionally trained security dogs in Indiana can be used for a variety of events or services such as construction security, executive protection and border patrol to airports, universities and churches. At Conifer Canine we train dogs to use their immaculate sense of hearing and smell to detect disturbances with our security dog training courses in Indiana. Sometimes, the presence of security dogs alone is enough to avoid dangerous situations. However, when it’s not, the use of trained security canines allows for a safer pursuit and capture of suspects. Conifer Canine can also certify security teams and train handlers.

Patrol Dog Training

Seeing a patrol dog can be intimidating, however they’re not just there for show. Most productions will hire security teams with patrol dogs to add an element of safety to their special events. At Conifer Canine we provide patrol dog training courses in Indiana to clients across the country, specializing in handler protection, suspect search and guard, detection and obedience tactical training.

Detection Dog Training Courses & Certification in Indiana

Indiana detection dog training courses are also available here at Conifer Canine. These dogs are trained to detect narcotics, explosives, HRD / cadavers, cancer, cell phones, bed bugs, contraband foods and more. The use of professionally trained detection dogs has proven results and are environmentally stable. We teach them to properly search vehicles, outdoor searches, residential buildings and other areas. We can meet the needs of each client by altering our training program and all detection dogs are trained in on and off leash obedience. Having a dog and handler who train together increases the success of these teams, which is why we also offer first-class handler courses and certifications.

Cadaver (HRD) Dog Training Courses

Cadaver (HRD) dog training courses in Indiana include several different components that lead to a successful search and discovery of human remains. We train canines to use their impeccable sense of smell to detect cadaver odors and to use their senses whether on land or in water. Conifer Canine cadaver dog training courses also teach alerting, canine obedience, proofing and obedience while the handler is at a distance.

Scent Detection: Bed Bug Detection Dog Training

Bed bug detection dog training courses in Indiana offer early detection of these pesky bugs, while preventing teams from having to pull apart beds or move furniture around to find the source. From live bed bugs to viable eggs, scent detection dogs are trained to find the infestation. The use of bed bug detection dogs can be for one-time searches, or routine inspections for hotels, theatres and other businesses and / or facilities.

Cell Phone Detection Canine Training

Conifer Canine also offers cell phone detection canine training in Indiana to reduce the presence of this popular contraband in correctional facilities. Inmates can smuggle cell phones into the facilities with ease, and use them for anything and everything, including the control of activities on the outside, and communication about escape plans. Our scent detection training can sniff out this problem item and give control back to the correctional facilities.

Firearms Detection Dog Training

Detecting firearms that have been fired at one point are much easier to detect than brand new ones, however all of them are possible for a properly trained canine to find. Our team at Conifer Canine offers firearms detection dog training near Fort Wayne, IN for use in airports and other facilities. Once detected, these dogs are trained to alert and identify.

Contact Conifer Canine today for more information on our dog training courses in Indiana, as well as our dog trainer / handler certification. Don’t risk your life and the lives of others by putting a dog in the field that isn’t professional trained, or by handling a trained canine without the proper certifications.