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Next Pet Trainer Certification is November 7th -  18th, 2022

Next Foundation Dog Certification is Sept 26 - October 7, 2022 - 

January 12th 2023 is the next Pet Trainer Class.  We are offering Day and Night classes (Tues-Thurs 10 - 11:30am or 6-7:30PM EST).  Franchisees also start here.

Master Dog Trainer Classes

Begins Jan 10th 2023 - Service Dog Master Trainer

Parade of Dogs Sept 24th 11am Register

Top Tier K9 is recognized as one of the top dog trainer schools in the world.  We help our students become professional dog trainers, master dog trainers, and successful business owners. We apply quality assurance and controls that are unmatched in the dog training industry.  We train dogs and humans.

 

We train pets in basic obedience in our Pet Training Program and we train pets in advanced functions with our Pets Plus Program. Setup a free pet training evaluation at our Madison Fl or Tallahassee Fl locations by calling (850) 321-3253.

Top Tier K9 Franchising, LLC maintains a franchising system in the US. Visit www.TopTierK9Franchising.com to learn more about the program and to see if you qualify.  Top Tier K9 Franchises go through the process of being a certified location, ensuring the highest levels of quality and care in the industry.  Look For "Top Tier K9 Certified Location" when trusting those who you leave your dogs with for training.

Top Tier K9 has a Breeding Program, both in-house and through our Franchise network that maintains a high level of quality and consistency for our Foundation Dog® and finished dog programs.  (Litters on the ground).

Top Tier K9 was the very first company to train a dog to hunt for and indicate on a virus (COVID-19).  Since then Top Tier K9 has developed a training, distribution, and support network accessible from anywhere in the world for Virus Detection Dogs. (www.TopTierTeams.com

Top Tier K9 has a Virtual Reality dog training center, DVD Training Programs and online learning systems that are available through our store, and will help you get started training pets and working dogs. (www.VRDogTrainingCenter.com)

Top Tier K9 is the process inventor of the Foundation Dog®, and the holder of the US Federal Trademark. Foundation Dogs® are now being trained and staged for deployment to be used for virus detection, protection, military, police, and service dog programs around the world.

Top Tier K9 in the News and on Television Networks

Learn to train and handle a Top Tier K9 Foundation Dog® through our Live-online Academy for Dog Trainers...we use the internet instead of the interstate!  You are face to face with some of the top dog training instructors in the world.

Unleashed - Dogs without Limits TV season 2:  See some of the graduates of Top Tier K9 Academy for Dog trainers and understand why we are #1.  4/15/2022

 "Real American Heroes" interview
of Top Tier K9 CEO Jeff Minder by Lt. Col. Oliver North 5/13/2021

Unleashed - Dogs without Limits TV Episode #5 all about Top Tier K9, our

Virus detection program, school, and service dogs that also protect.

4/17/2021

Senator Rick Scott calls for study on Airport use of COVID-19 detection Dogs

Channel 4 News Jacksonville 2/23/2021

Live Interview of Jeff Minder Channel 4 News Jacksonville 2/10/2021

Channel 4 News Jacksonville 2/9/2021

 

Action News Jacksonville 2/9/2021

Suwannee Times article 11/24/2020

Story about Top Tier K9 6/16/2020

CBS News Miami Florida 6/17/2020

Mike Vasalinda Reports 6/16/2020

CBS News Tallahassee Fl 6/12/2020

Politico COVID-19 Edition 6/1/2020

 

First Coast News Story Jacksonville Fl 5/19/2020

ABC News Story Tallahassee Fl 4/6/2020

WCTV News Story Tallahassee Florida 4/3/2020

Duane Pickel, instructor at Top Tier K9 was the first to train a dog to find cancer cells

 

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Dog Training Programs

Board and Train for Pets

We offer a 4 week board and train program to help ensure that you and your dog are properly trained in communications and basic obedience.  Graduates are then ready for our Pets Plus program involving any of our advanced programs including protection, scent detection, tracking and advanced obedience.

Foundation Dogs®

Top Tier K9 is the creator of the Foundation Dog® system, a program that creates dogs that are ready to be finished as Police K9, Military K9, Service dogs for people with disabilities, special security dogs including virus detection dogs (such as COVID-19) family and Executive Protection dogs.

Academy for Dog Trainers

Professional Training Programs

Pet Trainer Program

  1. Pet Trainer Program: Live On-line

  2. Pet Trainer Certification with Business Development: Live On-Campus

Foundation Dog® Trainer Program

  1. Foundation Dog® Trainer: Live On-line

  2. Foundation Dog® Trainer Certification:  Live On-Campus

Decoy/Helper Training Program

  1. Safe Catch Decoy Training Program On-line or On-Campus

  2. Safe Catch Decoy Certification Live On-Campus

Internships

Certified Foundation Dog trainers are eligible for on-campus internships.  This is a competitive opportunity 

 
Masters Programs

Service Dog Trainer Program

  1. Service Dog Training Program On-line or On-Campus

  2. Service Dog Training Certification Live On-Campus

Special Security Dog Trainer Program (Virus Detection)

  1. Special Security Dog Training Program: Live On-line

  2. Special Security Dog Training Certification: Live On-Campus

Executive/Family (Protection Dog) Trainer Program

  1. Protection Dog Training Program: Live On-line

  2. Protection Dog Training Certification: Live On-Campus

Advanced Business and Project Management Workshops

  1. Business Development Workshop Live On-Campus

  2. Project Management Workshop Live On-Campus

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3 Dog Training locations for your convenience:

  • Madison Florida

  • Tallahassee Florida

  • Milton Florida

Madison Florida

Our Madison Florida location is a secure 20 acre campus with over 10,000 sq feet of dog training and boarding facilities including formal classroom settings.  Home of the Foundation Dog® program and Academy for Dog Trainers. 2409 SW CR 360 Madison Fl. 32340

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tallahassee Florida

Our Tallahassee Florida location is conveniently located next to Cascade Park in downtown Tallahassee consisting of 4,500 sq feet of secure indoor board and train services.  This is our Pet and Service Dog Training center and includes formal classroom training opportunities.  Directly behind Wyndham hotel with attached Applebee's. 1355 East Lafayette Street, Tallahassee Fl. 32301

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Milton Florida

Our Milton Florida location is conveniently located directly off Interstate 10 at exit 26 on Gascon Point Rd, just 2 miles south of the interstate. This location provides pet and Foundation Dog training in support of Pensacola, Crestview, Ft. Walton Beach and the surrounding areas.  In addition, our Milton Florida location is an R&D center for our Special Security work in support of Hurlburt Field, Duke Field, Eglin AFB and Pensacola Naval Center. 3011 Garcon Point Rd, Milton, FL 32583

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Army of Entrepreneurs

 

Top Tier K9 provides the most comprehensive business development and training programs in the dog training industry. We teach our students how to build a business mindset, plan the launch of their business, communicate effectively with clients, and deliver quality results.

The American dream is to own your own business, to be your own boss.  Top Tier K9 helps you achieve that.  You learn to train pets and working dogs, you learn to start a pet training and working dog training business and as a franchisee, you get on-going support for your business, training and sales efforts.

 

Do you have what it takes?  Do you desire to be your own boss?  To rise or fall based on your own abilities.  Are you ready to learn what the government run schools will never, ever teach you?  Then sign up for the next Pet Trainer class and put a seatbelt on.

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