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Police K-9 Training Information

At Von der haus Gill Police K-9 Academy our program is geared towards the real world working situations. We have 3 Master Trainers on staff. We have decades of experience in Police K-9 handling/ training. All Trainers are current or retired K-9 handlers. This is not a civilian program pretending to know what the law enforcement K-9 world is all about. Our instructors teach across the country at National Training Seminars, and testify in court cases as expert wittnesses. Our program is highly respected across the country. We train officers for Federal, State, County and Local Law Enforcement agencies.

At Von der haus Gill Police K-9 Academy we offer training classes in:




Patrol/ Explosives



Trainer's Course

Our program includes real world search training at our world class facility as well as many off site settings. We train daytime hours and many nighttime hours as well to again simulate the real world handlers will encounter. We train in areas such as, live fire, tactical control, traffic stops, felony searches, schools, buildings. We offer many hours of classroom work as well as the hands on training.


On completion of the schools, students can certify with Ohio Peace Officers Council if elligible, National Association of Professional Canine Handlers, American Police Canine Association, and /or North American Police Work Dog Association. We are licensed by ATF, DEA and the Ohio State Pharmacy Board. We are a  former GSA Contract Holder.


We always welcome visits to watch our classes in person, see our dogs and meet our staff (by appoitment). We have imported over 2800 adult dogs for Police work. We also offer one of the best warranties in the industry. Let us help your agency and unit aquire the best dog and best training in the industry! Call us today!!





Von der Haus Gill German Shepherds

16863 Boundry Rd   |   Wapakoneta, OH 45895
phone: 419-568-9400   |   fax: 419-568-9405

Kennel Office:  419-568-9454