Build a Battle Buddy
Disabled veterans and first responders learn to train dogs and through the process, train their own service dog
Service dogs, Family/Executive protection dogs, Special Security Dogs, COVID-19 detection dogs...We keep a large inventory of mission ready dogs
Top Tier K9 trains 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 trains dog handlers and dog trainers from all over the world through our Academy for Dog Trainers. Top Tier K9 is rated as one of the top dog trainer schools in the entire world. We apply quality assurance and controls that are unmatched in the dog training industry. We train dogs and humans.
Top Tier K9 maintains an Affiliate Network of certified graduates from our training programs who offer training services in their local communities.
Top Tier K9 has a Breeding Program, both in-house and through our affiliate network that maintains a high level of quality and consistency for our Foundation Dog® and finished dog programs.
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.
Top Tier K9 has DVD Training Programs that are available through our store, and will help you get started training pets and working dogs.
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 marked for deployment to be used in COVID-19 and other virus detection programs around the world.
Foundation Dogs® being deployment for Covid-19+ detection.
Top Tier K9 has been selected to train and deploy Foundation Dogs® internationally for use in Law Enforcement, Security, Protection, as Service Dogs and for use in Covid-19 detection. The team consists of businesses and government agencies from around the world representing industries involved in: Emergency management, communications, rapid response forces and community health/wellness innovations. 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.
"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.
Channel 4 News Jacksonville 2/23/2021
Channel 4 News Jacksonville 2/9/2021
Story about Top Tier K9 6/16/2020
Dog Training Programs
Board and Train for Pets
We offer a 4 week board and train programs 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.
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
Pet Trainer Program: Live On-line
Pet Trainer Certification with Business Development: Live On-Campus
Foundation Dog® Trainer Program
Foundation Dog® Trainer: Live On-line
Foundation Dog® Trainer Certification: Live On-Campus
Decoy/Helper Training Program
Safe Catch Decoy Training Program On-line or On-Campus
Safe Catch Decoy Certification Live On-Campus
Certified Foundation Dog trainers are eligible for on-campus internships. This is a competitive opportunity
Service Dog Training Program
Service Dog Training Program On-line or On-Campus
Service Dog Training Certification Live On-Campus
Special Security Dog Training Program (Virus Detection)
Special Security Dog Training Program: Live On-line
Special Security Dog Training Certification: Live On-Campus
Executive/Family (Protection Dog) Training Program
Protection Dog Training Program: Live On-line
Protection Dog Training Certification: Live On-Campus
Advanced Business and Project Management Workshops
Business Development Workshop Live On-Campus
Project Management Workshop Live On-Campus
3 Dog Training locations for your convenience:
Our Madison Florida location is a secure 20 acre campus with over 10,000 sq feet of dog training and boarding facilities including student housing and formal classroom settings. Home of the Foundation Dog® program and Academy for Dog Trainers.
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 for pet trainer certifications. Directly behind Wyndham hotel with attached Applebees where we negotiated a discount for our students traveling for Pet Trainer Certification.
1355 East Lafayette Street, Tallahassee Fl. 32301
Our Valdosta Georgia location is at the Intersection of Bemis and Inner Perimeter Road where we offer seminars, client training and dog shuttle services to our Madison Florida campus and support
for our military personnel at Moody AFB.
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 an affiliate, you get on-going support for your business.
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.