Gun Detection

Golden Gate K9’s Gun Detection Dog Training meets and exceeds California Narcotic Canine Association (CNCA) Certification Standards, and Scientific Working Group on Dog and Orthogonal detector Guidelines (SWGDOG). Course includes a CNCA Certification.

Golden Gate K9’s Gun Detection Dog Training was developed for our School Detection Dog Program but is popular for many other uses as: Evidence Retrieval when Guns have been Discarded or Hidden, Search Warrants for Guns, Consent Searches, and Probation & Parole Sweeps.

Golden Gate K9’s Gun Detection Dog Training Covers the Total Gun Odor Scent Picture. We train on the Powders, the Gun with Varying Periods of Time since last Discharge, Recently Clean Guns, New out of box Guns, Loaded and Unloaded Magazines, Ammunition, Fired Casings/Cartridges, and Disassembled Gun Parts.

Our training Includes but is not limited to:

  • Handler development
  • Safe Handling of Gun
  • Canine Behavior and How Dogs Learn
  • Use of training Equipment
  • Care for K9
  • Detection Terminology
  • Advanced Obedience
  • Target Odors
  • Odor Obedience
  • Ignoring Distractors
  • The Final Response or Alert
  • Reward Training and Schedules
  • Facilitating the Search
  • Search Pattern and Techniques
  • Building, Open Area, Vehicle, and Container Searches