The Foundation Dog®

Foundation Dogs® are ready for exposure to your existing scenarios that involve tracking, scent detection, protection/apprehension and advanced obedience.  It takes only a few weeks to turn a Top Tier K9 Foundation Dog® into your LE K9, executive/family protection dog, military K9, special security dog, sports dog, emotional support dog, therapy dog, or service dog for people with disabilities.

4 phases of training over 20 weeks followed by finishing work conducted for you and with you depending on your specific needs/use of the dog.  

These are professionally bred and trained Foundation Dogs® requiring you to complete handler/trainer programs to fully comprehend how to manage these best of breed working dogs.  You can also learn to train Foundation Dogs® through our school.

Call (850) 321-3253 for pricing options.  We do not sell untrained puppies.  All of our puppies are put through the 3 phase Foundation Dog® training program and are then ready to be finished (Phase 4) for your specific needs

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Phase 4

Process

  • Schedule a free on-line consultation with a Top Tier K9 professional:  Call (850) 321-3253 or use the contact form

    • Define Scope:  Determine what you need your K9 companion to accomplish.  

    • Select Dog:  Choose a Foundation Dog  or a finished dog.  We can finish a Foundation Dog to your specific requirements or you can do the training yourself.

    • A Foundation Dog is in phase 3 of the imprinting and forecasting program shown to the left.  Imprinted and trained using over 50 elements that roll up into 4 functions:  Obedience, Tracking, Nosework and Protection. 

    • Finished dogs have entered phase 4 and are ready for scenario training.

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Foundation Dog® is a registered Trademark of Top Tier K9, LLC

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