Picking a Dual Purpose Police K9 Prospect

Written By: Mike Bullock Owner /Trainer Bullocks Professional Canine Over the years I have seen many working k9s on the street that didn’t have the proper drives, nerve or athletic ability to be a police dog. I will share my ideas on how to choose the proper dog and testing/evaluation procedures to ensure credible police…

Training “The First Steps”

Written By: Mike Bullock Owner /Trainer Bullocks Professional Canine   I am often asked, where do I start training my new dog that I have picked for dual purpose. My answer is usually very simple, but one that needs explaining. When I have picked a k9 and thoroughly tested him, I always start the dog…

Training Passive Indication for Evidence Recovery

Written By: Mike Bullock Owner /Trainer Bullocks Professional Canine Over the years police have more and more relied on crime scene evidence and how it is treated during its initial recovery. In days past police k9s have been taught a myriad of ways to help locate potential crime scene evidence . Dogs were taught to…

Raising the Police Candidate.

Written By: Mike Bullock Owner /Trainer Bullocks Professional Canine Over the years I have talked to many people that went out and got themselves a puppy for either sport or police work. Most of them went blindly without even considering some important factors. I would like to address some of the most basic questions. Ones…

Police K-9 Tracking: Where to Start (part 1)

Written By: Mike Bullock Owner /Trainer Bullocks Professional Canine   Over the years I have learned a great deal from studying dogs and how they perform and where they usually have the most trouble performing in the real world. I have trained many tracking dogs over the years and I would like to address what…

Proper Scent Article Collection for K9 Tracking.

Written By: Mike Bullock Owner /Trainer Bullocks Professional Canine I am often asked how to collect scent articles for k9 tracking. This subject is really not as complicated as some make it but at the same time it can cause problems when doing it the wrong way. First I would like to talk about some…

Introducing puppies to the bite

Written By: Mike Bullock Owner /Trainer Bullocks Professional Canine When I start young prospects , either sport or police, I begin with a dog that is about 5 to 6 months old to formally start his bite training. Now of course, I always work puppies from younger ages with winning games of tug and chase,…

Massachusetts HWP

K9 Axel Indicated on this hidden compartment on a rented SUV of 1.75 million.The same week Axel hit an Odometer hide in a Subaru SW with a 1/2 Kilo of Heroin then the next day he alerted on Hydrolic Carjax in SUV,  False top 54 Grams of Heroin. Nice Job CK and K9 Axel!