Professional Canine Services, Inc. has the experience and training to prepare your officer to become a productive K-9 Team for street duty and court testimony.
The training staff at Professional Canine Services, Inc. are active law enforcement supervisors and K-9 handlers with over 30 years of experience. We are licensed by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Virginia Department of Health Professionals, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (BATF). We are certified instructors with the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) and the Virginia Police Canine Association (VPCA) as K-9 instructors and evaluators.
Our experience, training and background can provide your officers with the most realistic, practical and comprehensive training.
Our training academy is a full service, thoroughly equipped training facility that can house both the student/handler and K-9. We are located 1.5 hours south of Washington D.C. where we conduct both on and off site training. We acclimate the K-9 Teams to a variety of actual street-type scenarios to include a "Mock Court" where we bring in assistant Commonwealth Attorneys to assist with our legal classes and our "Mock Court Trial".
Our seven week, 400 hour + training program covers classroom lecture in 29 different topics to include: canine selection, drives and behavior, reading the dog, principals of training, handling techniques, first aid, behavior modification and case law prior to field work.
Record keeping is a crucial element in any successful canine program. Pro K-9 Services Inc. has provided 2 computer work stations within our classroom, where the student / handler will learn proper record keeping through our Pro K-9 software programs. Their training records will be printed and become part of their permenant training records.
Single or Dual Purpose Certifications (Pro K-9 Services Inc. and V.P.C.A.)
Patrol - Utility
Search and Rescue
K-9 Supervisor classes
Decoy School Tactical K-9 Training
With most calls for service, a properly trained K-9 Team can decrease the number of man hours needed to complete a given task. They are an effective Law Enforcement Tool that can reduce the risk of injury to patrol officers and enhance officer safety.