TRAINING EVENTS – CALIFORNIA

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Oct 30 – Dec 21, 2023

Jan 15 – Mar 7, 2024

Apr 1 – May 23, 2024

Sept 30 – Nov 21, 2024

 

 

Eight Week Basic Handler Course

The teams will be trained for one of the following:

– EOD and Patrol

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– Narcotics and Patrol

– Weapons/Ammunition and

Patrol or single purpose

The agency may select a K9 from our kennels and register the handler for this course. Once registered the agency will then be contacted and invoiced for the course. The cost of the handler course is $850.00 per week. There is a 3.6% surcharge for credit card payment. For details regarding the Basic Handlers Course please contact our office 209-596-4336

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Oct 30 – Dec 21, 2023

Basic k9 Dog Handler Course

8am – 6:00pm

19091 E Hwy 120
Ripon, CA, 95366

Jan 15 – Mar 7, 2024

Basic Handler Course Flyer January 2024

Apr 1 – May 23, 2024

Basic Handler Course Flyer April 2024

Sept 30 – Nov 21, 2024

Basic Handler Course Flyer Sept 2024

Feb 1, 2024

Apr 18, 2024

Oct 17, 2024

 

Canine Team Evaluator Course POST Plan IV

This course is designed to train students to evaluate a team performance under POST K9 Guidelines.

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This course consist of lecture and hands on evaluation of canine teams. Those wishing to participate in the course may also run their canine through the evaluation process for certification. Contact Ron Cloward if you will have your canine with you. Minimum Standards to become a POST Evaluator:

1. Should have a minimum of five years experience as a Law Enforcement K9 Handler or Law Enforcement K9 Trainer, and a minimum of 200 hours of documented training in the area they are evaluating.

(Attendees in the course must provide verification of prerequisites to the course presenter prior to the beginning of the course.)

Class size is limited, so register early! POST Plan IV CCN is 1449-24040-23.

The students will learn how to interpret and  apply  a reasonable and uniform evaluation of standards set forth in POST guidelines for patrol and detection.
The cost for this course is $119.00.  There is a 3.6% surcharge for credit card payment.

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8am – 5pm

19091 E Hwy 120
Ripon, CA, 95366

Nov 28 – 30, 2023

Feb 12 – 14, 2024

Apr 30 – May 2, 2024

Nov 4 – 6, 2024

 

Three Day Canine Agitator/Decoy Course CA POST Plan IV

A “Good Decoy” will make all the difference in the success of your training and improve the skills of the K9 team and the handler.

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The learning objectives for this class:
  • Understanding and recognizing drives and character traits
  • Understanding breeds
  • Sleeve presentation and use
  • Suit work
  • Muzzle techniques
  • Building dogs
  • Problem solving
  • Muzzle application

Cost of this course is $325 per K9 team by check or $337 with credit card. Certificates will be provided at the end of the course. Please feel free to bring your own suit or sleeve if you would prefer.
Cancellation fee of $25.00 after February 1, 2024.

Check out our website for onsite accommodations @ $300 per team. Call the office for availability.

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Nov 28 – 30, 2023

Ripon Decoy November Flyer 2024

Feb 12 – 14, 2024

Ripon Decoy February Flyer 2024

Apr 30 – May 2, 2024

Ripon Decoy April Flyer 2024

Nov 4 – 6, 2024

Ripon Decoy November Flyer 2024

8am – 5pm

19091 E Hwy 120
Ripon, CA, 95366

Mar 18 – 22, 2024

 

This course is full.

 

Canine Tracking Course – FULL

The course will enhance you and your dog’s abilities and skills for successful tracking on any surface. We will focus on line control, reading K9 behavior, and a variety of surfaces. Tracking for suspects is your bread and butter.

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The course is a mixture of classroom and hands on. We will also provide each student the information needed to qualify as an expert in tracking for courtroom purposes.
Ron Cloward will show you the proper techniques for efficient and successful tracking from basic to advanced. Our team of trainers will help each team to gain confidence as a team in tracking.
Check out our website for onsite accommodations @ $300 per K9 team for the week.
Call our office for availability.
Note: There is a $25 cancellation fee for any cancelled registration after March 1, 2024.

COST: $475 per K9 team by check, $492 by credit card.
CA POST Control #1449-24024-23

 

 

Mar 18 – 22, 2024

K9 Tracking Course in Ripon on March 2024.

8am

19091 E Hwy 120
Ripon, CA, 95366

May 7 – 9, 2024

 

Canine Program Management Course

This program is designed as an interactive student led program which encourages the sharing of ideas and information amongst the group. You will deal with K9 related issues as they pertain to modern day policing.

May 7 – 9, 2024

Canine Program Management Course

Lake Tahoe

Sept 9 – 11, 2024

 

E-Collar Course

The e-collar is a very effective tool
for training, but it is also the most
misused piece of K9 training
equipment.

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We have scheduled three full days
of e-collar training. Don’t miss
out on this training opportunity.

This course will enhance your
handler skills with the e-collar.
The training will provide you
with a full understanding of
the e-collar and will truly help
define your K9’s overall
performance.

The training will be something
each team can take away and
add to their training programs.

Cost is $325 per K9 team by check,
$337 with a credit card.
Cancellation fee after August 22,
2024, of $25.00.

On site accommodations $300
per handler for the course.
Contact the office for
availability.

 

Sept. 9 – 11, 2024

E-Collar Course flyer Sept. 2024

8am

19091 E Hwy 120
Ripon, CA, 95366

Top Dog Police K9 Training and Consulting, LLC

19091 CA Hwy 120
Ripon, CA 95366

Phone: 209-596-4336

Email: toppdog97@yahoo.com

Hours

Mon 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Tue 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Wed 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Thu 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Fri Closed
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

Our Partners

Kats K9
Roy Allen Manufacturing
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