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Security Dog Training

Conifer Canine offers competitive pricing for security firm training:

Odor Imprinting: $1500 single-purpose.  $1000 if part of dual-purpose training.

2 week handler school: $2000.  We do recommend more than 2 weeks for new handlers.

Patrol dog training: $3000.  Includes advanced obedience.

Prices for K9-caliber dogs will depend upon multiple criteria; however we do not up-charge.  Our cost is your cost!  Contact us for availability and pricing.

The risks and challenges in today’s world are constantly changing and increasing.  Utilization of security dogs represents a highly cost effective andExplosives Detection Dog training reliable asset to security personnel, by utilizing the canine’s acute olfactory and hearing senses. The security dog also provides a psychological deterrent by their presence at the scene of potential conflict or disturbance. If needed, the pursuit and apprehension of fleeing suspects makes use of the canine’s speed and maneuverability to affect a capture without the use of deadly force.  Today’s security needs are constantly changing.  Keep up-to-date with a highly trained and maintained canine team!

Contact us to discuss your the particular needs of your institution/agency.  We can help your team to “think outside the box” in preparing your your next security event.  We can train the dog as well as the handler and any support staff.  Security teams can be certified by Conifer Canine.  We offer some of the highest certification standards available.  Free annual Re-certifications are included with any dog team that we train.  Conifer Canine is recognized by the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy.

Our security dog training makes a powerful addition to security teams!

  • Working with Conifer Canine means you get so much more than a great dog!
  • Custom security dog training and on-site delivery of the canine is available to meet the needs of your institution/agency.
  • Sales of untrained or fully trained dogs, domestic or imports.
  • Training for handlers and staff.

K9 security teams are beneficial to critical areas:

  • special events
  • warehouses
  • churches
  • power plants
  • universities
  • airports
  • executive protection
  • commercial/construction security
  • and more.

We offer some of the highest performance standards in the industry. The guard dog can be trained in both on-leash and off-leash obedience for reliability on the street and control by the handler. Guard dogs should generally have balanced drives that are environmentally sound and mentally stable. The guard dog can be trained in suspect apprehension, handler protection, building searches, area searches, drug or explosives detection, and tracking/trailing. We offer both domestic and imported prospects. Free annual re-certifications are included. On-site delivery is available.

Contact us to discuss the needs of your agency.   We recognize that each security team and institution has it’s own concerns and needs.  We can help to formulate a custom plan that will facilitate your security needs.

Just starting a new K9 team? We can help! We can aid your agency with policy writing, importing a dog (if needed), dog and handler selection, and constructing a strong K9 unit from the ground up. We offer consultation for serious inquiries into our services. Likewise, we can meet in person with those who are serious about purchasing from us or training with us. We can train your staff as well.

Explosive Detection Dogs

The security needs of our world are constantly changing. The bomb dog is an invaluable asset to the security needs of our day. Effective EDD teams are becoming more and more necessary. Our professional experience in training EDDs will be invaluable to your security team. We understand the need for a thorough training program which produces a reliable security dog. We provide realistic training that teach both the dog and the handler how to act and react as a reliable K9 team.  Handler training is available – for beginner or experienced handlers.

Narcotics Detection Dogs

Your canine team can be trained in effective drug dog training and drug interdiction training, unique to the needs of your agency. We train both dogs and the handler in proper techniques for solid engagements in a real-world setting. Detection-only dogs can also be GSDs, Mals, or other breeds exhibiting the needed drives for the work at hand. Some of these can be trained in tracking as well.

Handler Protection and/or suspect apprehension

If desired, we can train security dogs to aid in suspect apprehension and/or handler protection. These dogs may help to stop a security breach from developing and reduce the number of injuries/casualties in the event of an attack or intrusion. The security dog also gives the handler an added layer of protection. The courts have established that a K9 team is a legal means of using non-lethal force.

Guard dogs need not be “man-eaters.” We certify only dogs that exhibit a balanced and stable temperament that are neither looking to pick a fight nor running from a fight if his services are called upon.

Canine Qualifications

Our dogs will have stable temperaments, mentally prepared for the job at hand, be current on vaccinations, hips/elbows dysplaysia-free, and be in general good health. Both domestic and/or European imports are available.

Working with us means you will get so much more than just a great dog!

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Handler training

We offer first-class handler training courses for first-time handlers and/or experienced handlers who may need a refresher or update on new methods. This training showcases effective detection methods, pitfalls to avoid, and development of confidence as a K9 team. These courses vary in length according to the training needs of your agency, typically two to six weeks. Lodging is available for those outside the immediate area. Conifer Canine is recognized by the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy as a Training Provider for officers and support personnel.

Follow-up Training & Re-certs

We offer bi-weekly security dog in-service training venues and some of the toughest certification standards available. Both are geared to maintain effectiveness and preparedness in the event the dog team is deployed. We offer free annual re-certifications for the K9 teams we train. Conifer Canine is recognized by the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy as a Training Provider for officers and support personnel.

Training conducted by a certified Police K9 Instructor

Phone 812-650-2394

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