PRLog - Feb. 18, 2013 - TORONTO -- If you ever wanted to know how to train Police K9s or Search & Rescue dogs...
This is your opportunity to train with the "Best of the Best" - Leading industry experts in this 6 day training symposium in beautiful Niagra Falls, Ontario.
Bring your K9 partner!
Learn the art and science of how to train dogs to detect drugs, arson or explosives.
Maybe you are interested in training SAR dogs (Search and Rescue) to help find the lost or perhaps to locate evidence and help solve a crime?
This is your opportunity to get everything you need in 6 days from the most experienced trainers in the industry.
Here are just a few of the topics that will be covered during your training experience.
Selection of Candidates – Different Breeds
Deciding reward – toy or food
Testing suitable Candidate
Obedience – Sit only
Basic training for Drug, Bomb, Arson, Mold, Bedbugs
Vet – First Aid – O-factory, overdose
Introduction to training areas
Free Searches with primary hides
Free Search with secondary reward
Free Search with Detail
On and off leash searching
Power Point Presentation on Infantry Detection Dog
Cadaver Dog presentation and Demonstration.
Hard and soft surface tracking
AND if you are already out in the field and want to improve your performance our instructors will help you troubleshoot problems you may be having and turn your dog into a top worker.
Meet the Instructors
Sid Murray: Owner of A.T.S. K9 over 30 yrs. as owner, trainer, author and handler of Detection dogs. Internationally recognized "detection dog expert" who has worked around the world in the US, Europe and South America taught seminars, set up training programs and conducted searches in Europe with MDD and EDD dogs. Sid is also the author of 2 books available on Amazon. www.atsk9detection.com
Jeff Hopkins: Internationally known "Tracking Expert" Jeff is thirty two year veteran of the Police Service. He was a member of the K9 unit since 1989. He has trained and maintained many Police K9 Units during his career as well as the bi-annual certification of K9 teams throughout Canada and United States.
Bernie Gauthier: Bernie has a 35 year career in law enforcement. He started with as a Police officer in the Simcoe area and later joined the Canadian Federal Government as Customs Officer with Border Services. For more than 2 decades, he served as a Detector Dog Handler and Trainer, specializing in Drug and firearm detection.
John Grima, Just returned to Canada completion of training over 300 US Soldiers and dogs for IED’s . Trainer for the Ontario Volunteer Emergency Response Team (OVERT). Over the last 15 years our Cadaver Dogs have responded to 95 Human Remains Searches, 40 of which have been Major Crimes. 40 of the searches have been Major Crimes, such as Arson, Kidnappings and Homicides also Suicides and International Disasters. During those 40 searches the Cadaver dogs have recovered human remains in 14 of those searches on both land and water.
**Limited Space Available**
Due to the in-depth training of this course we can only accommodate a limited number of K9 Teams.
Call to reserve your space - 905.988.8800 or visit us at http://www.atsk9detection.com/