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K9 Trainer Apprenticeship Program

The fully immersive five-month program provides a learning development curriculum to prepare graduates of the program to seamlessly transition into a K9s For Warriors dog trainer role. The program offers educational practices focused on:

  • Acceptable training methods
  • Dog learning theory
  • Dog behavior and behavior modification
  • Warriors’ mental disabilities and how to work and communicate with them
  • Departmental policies and procedures
  • Interdepartmental communication
  • Dog care and grooming
  • Sanitary kennel management