K9 Basic Gunfire Course

This course is for the entry-level or sophomore K9 handler who wants to acclimatize their partner to gunfire. This course will start with obedience, the basics of movement, and the introduction of live fire. The purpose of this course is to train your partner to remain obedient and neutral during gunfire and weapons manipulation, allowing the handler to make sound tactical decisions.


 Prerequisite: K9 Handler school completion. $225




•    Safe weapon handling

•    Basic obedience

•    Shooting fundamentals

•    Proper gear selection and placement

•    Dog control & shooting accuracy

•    Liability




  • Functional semi-auto pistol of choice
  • 3 or more magazines for pistol, 6 for single stack
  • 600 rounds of pistol ammo (provided by student)
  • Note pad, pen, sharpie
  • Ear protection (electronic preferred)/ eye protection
  • Quality belt to support your gear
  • A holster (inside waistband preferred) and magazine pouch
  • Tools, cleaning kit, and lubricant for your pistol
  • Seasonally appropriate clothing for moderate activity
  • Canteen, camelback, etc
  • Pack a lunch and snacks
  • Good attitude and open mind