Professional Development and Events
Where we were and where we're going...
Handler Instruction and Training Seminar (HITS) 2018 in Washington DC, USA
August 14 - 17 2018
Nordik K9 attended the HITS for the very first time. For more than a decade, HITS has been the largest K-9 training conference in world. HITS has revolutionized the way the law enforcement K-9 industry receives it’s training. Bringing scores of training topics together in a way that works for thousands of handlers from around the globe, we cashed in on this invaluable learning opportunity. Experts in each field come to HITS with fresh ideas about training and deploying police and military wokring dogs.
Nordik K9 was at Shield K9's Grip Development Seminar taught by Michael at Grassroots K9.
October 20 - 21 2018
Want to know what's amazing about the K9 world? We're all about teaching and learning off of one another. This seminar was a great opportunity for us to go out and learn core fundamentals of decoy work. Did it hurt? You bet! But good training demands dedication and a few bruises wont kill us.
Handler Instruction and Training Seminar (HITS) 2019 in Chicago IL, USA
Trainers Elise and Calli were able to attend the conference this year together. With a focus on detection, the seminars proved to be exceedingly valuable.
Southcoast K9 Explosive & Drug Detection Seminar - Florida USA
Calli was able to attend this seminar, which takes place for 4 days and focuses heavily on the skills required to train and implement a proficient detection dog.