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Train the Trainer Course

Sep 7, 2021 - Oct 1, 2021

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The purpose of the Train the Trainer Course is to provide the handler with necessary knowledge to effectively select, train and deploy a fully trained working canine.

Upon completion of the 4 week course, students will leave with knowledge on training green canines for duty within the law enforcement and military communities. The student will also learn the evolution of the working canine, legal aspects of canine utilization, canine procurement and retirement, record keeping and use of canine related equipment.

The course content covers the following areas:

Traits of a working canine:

  • Desire to work
  • Courage
  • Intelligence
  • Trainability
  • General behavior
  • Protective instinct
  • Prey drive
  • Fight drive
  • Hunt drive
  • Defense drive
  • Possessiveness of reward
  • Ability to use its olfactory senses

Areas of training:

  • Obedience
  • Detection
  • Article search
  • Controlled aggression
  • Building search
  • Area search
  • Tracking/trailing


Sep 7, 2021
Oct 1, 2021


K2 Canine Training Center


Jackson Springs, NC