All our K9s are imported from the most reputable kennels in Europe. They are hand selected and tested for workability by the best in the business. All our K9s are trained to meet your department's needs.
Our Basic Handler course is designed for new K9 handlers. This course covers case law, documentation, K9 health, scent detection, tracking and handler protection. All basic handler skills needed to be a successful productive K9 team. Our dogs are pre-trained and ready for the handler to catch up. This is commonly a two week course with 80+ hours of instruction. We understand that departments need their officers in their community not in a class room.
This course will provide training for Dual purpose and single purpose K9 Teams. This will cover (But limited to) basic handler skills, K9 Legal updates and prepare the K9 teams for certification. This is design for new K9 Teams.
This course is meant to be a refresher course. This will help identify and correct issue that may have occurred throughout the past year. The refresher course is vital for department to have an outside evaluation of a K9 team.
Our Advanced Handler course is designed for experienced handlers. Tactics and total control of a K9 are everything. This course is a scenario-based, hands-on experience. We use scenarios we developed after serving a combined 30+ years on the street. We talk about our successes and debrief our failures. Our training methods are innovative and proven in real-world applications.
VKSWD has taught seminars all over the state and country. We have several resources in central Arkansas, which allows us to coordinate the most advanced and realistic seminars in the industry. We push the envelope to help handlers maintain their strengths and reveal their weaknesses.