Upcoming Events

Here is a list of events scheduled at Conifer Canine. Unless otherwise noted, these events are held at the Training Center, 717 Beaver Hollow Rd, Spencer, IN. Upon arrival, follow the signs to the Office.

Dog training events and seminars


Ongoing Workshop

The Apprehension Dog Workshop meets every Monday afternoon at our Training Center at 3pm (possibly switching to evenings in 2023). This is designed for clients who have a clear goal of producing a solid protection dog and working dog enthusiasts who desire to work their dogs in realistic bitework training. Pre-registration is required. $100/month. Contact us for pre-registration.

October 3, 2022

Fall semester of the Dog Trainer College begins. Courses include Behavior/Obedience, Protection Dog Trainer, Scent Detection, and K9 Instructor. Apply here.

January 14, 2023

Canine Breeding seminar. Preregistration by December 24th is required. $50 to attend. Includes topics such as choosing solid breeding prospects, inbreeding, and a basic introduction to genetics.

January 28, 2023

Raising a Working Puppy Workshop. 9am-12pm. $50. This class includes both lecture and hands-on training for working puppies, in both detection and bite work development. Preregistration by January 7 is required.

February 27, 2023

Spring semester of the Dog Trainer College begins. These dog trainer courses include Master Trainer, Behavior/Obedience, Protection Dog Trainer, and Service Dog Trainer. Apply here.

APRIL 10, 2023

Classes begin for the K9 Instructor, Cadaver Detection, and Scent Detection courses.

April 8, 2023

Decoying Techniques Workshop. 9am-12pm. $75. This is a hands-on class into realistic (not competition) decoy/helper skills. Preregistration by March 18 is required.

May 6, 2023

German Shepherd Day. 9am-2pm. This is a free day for our clients who have purchased a German Shepherd from us in the past: puppies, protection dogs, police/security dogs. Your healthy, vaccinated dog is welcome to attend with you, however may not be able to be with you at all times, depending upon which events you participate in. Attendees are to be responsible for the actions/defecations of their dog. We will have free training tips, information relevant to the breed, and hands-on training. Lunch items available for purchase 10:30-1.