Canine Foundations is proud to provide training programs designed specifically for front-line personnel to develop both verbal and non-verbal skills and mitigating job-related personal safety challenges.

Our team of highly qualified Subject Matter Experts understand the challenges of working within the Municipal Law Enforcement and Animal Shelter industry from first-hand experience.

Excellent Instructor to participant ratio for all practical components ensures that each participant has the maximum practical exercise time to perform animal handling or self-defence techniques efficiently and with confidence.

Canine Foundations' animal handling and training firmly adheres to the principals of LIMA, implementing Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive techniques to achieve training and behaviour objectives with minimal risk of producing adverse side effects.

The target audience for this course includes; Municipal Law-Enforcement Officers, Animal Control Officers, Veterinarians, Veterinary Technicians and Service Professionals.

This full day, certified Canine Emergency First Aid course is geared towards teaching you everything you need to know in order to assist your dog in an emergency situation.

This 4-hour course provides participants with the most up-to-date and scientifically sound material regarding feline handling and health care.

Participants learn to promote calm behaviours, encourage positive introductions, implement safety procedures, and identify volatile or difficult dogs.

The target audience for this course includes Animal Shelter Care Providers, Canine Rescue Staff & Volunteers, Foster Parents, Kennel Attendants, Canine Behaviour Consultants & Obedience Trainers.

This course emphasizes professional and humane animal handling and focuses on topics such as species identification, denning / feeding habits, and humane methods to discourage wildlife from problematic locations.

This self – defense module introduces the basic skills you need to physically control offenders/subjects in potentially dangerous situations, to prevent the escalation or repetition of violence.

The ASP Expandable Baton Certification teaches Law Enforcement and Security professionals tactical baton fundamentals in an operational setting.

Canine Foundations OC Instructors are Certified and provide the manufacturers instructional course developed by Safariland/DEF TECH.