For dual purpose K-9s. OBK offers training courses with our Utah POST certified

instructors in either narcotic detection or explosive detection

Classes will include the following skills and training: 

  • Development of apprehension and related drives 

  • Development of decoy skills 

  • On and off lead handling 

  • ​How to effectively search for suspects in both buildings and open areas 

  • Crime scene evidence search 

  • Development of natural drives and how to continue and maintain that development after class

  • Development of apprehension routine skills of both K-9 and Handler, in numerous different environments and scenarios similar to those you may encounter on the street. 

  • Basic Obedience 

  • K-9 CPR and basic first aid knowledge

  • Basic K-9 care and nutrition knowledge 

  • Basic K-9 psychology knowledge 

  • The purpose and use of training logs

  • K-9 related report writing knowledge 

  • Utah K-9 related case law 

  • Court room testimony 

Oquirrhberg Kennels prides itself in providing the best possible results for you, your K-9 and your department. We start both K-9 and handler from the ground up and no previous knowledge and experience is common in first time K-9 teams. We are here to help you with and answer any questions you might have before, during and after class

Oquirrhberg Kennels offers the Utah POST certification, this certification is available to Police -teams only



Our police K-9 training program will give you and your agency all the necessary tools and training needed to help you and your K-9 succeed in both training and on the street 


Our unique classes offer the opportunity to work with a number of our Utah POST certified instructors in a number of different environments and locations. We recommend our Fast Track Classes to get you and your K-9 in the field, as soon as possible. 

Fast Track Classes 

Offered for detection, tracking/trailing and patrol classes. Our Fast Track Classes offer you the ability to come and stay in Wendover for the entire stay of of your course. Accommodations can be offered at a discounted rate through Oquirrhberg Kennels, with one of our sponsored hotels. This allows the unique opportunity to train longer hours during the day and through weekends, getting you and your K-9 trained and certified sooner. Minimizing time away from your department optimizes your K-9 resources for both yourself and your agency


Class lengths are tailored for each K-9 team and continue until you and your K-9 are ready to certify with utah POST. Most Fast Track Classes take between 2-3 weeks for single purpose and 4-5 weeks for dual purpose    


Unable to participate in our Fast Track Classes? 

We offer classes tailored to your schedule, call today to discuss what will work for you and your department. Length of classes depends on the time you are able to spend training. Classes contuine until you and your K-9 are ready to certify with Utah POST 

Obedience training for your individual needs. Work one-on-one with our certified and knowledgeable obedience trainer. Group and private classes are both offered to fit your needs. Contact us today to schedule your class today



Patrol Class $3,000.00

Includes tracking/trailing class $2,000.00 value

and Basic Patrol Equipment Package $500.00 value

Patrol with Detection class $4,500.00 

Certified instructors, trainers and Judges

OBK-9 offers a unique level of experience and insight With over 162 years of combined experience in k-9 and over 100 years combined in law-enforcement
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