The mission of the Working K9 Handler Academy is to provide high quality, interactive, computer-based, learning classes designed for the continuing education of working canine handlers or others interested in the field of working canines. This mission is being fulfilled through a partnership between the Paws of Life Foundation and Iowa State University Extension.

Working canine handlers include:

  • Law Enforcement K9 handlers (police, military)
  • Search and Rescue Canine handlers
  • Schutzhund, Mondo, or French Ring and other competitive protection sports
  • Anyone who may be interested in canine learning theory, nutrition and has a love of dogs

Our catalog is contiually expanding as we have more developers come online. If you have a specific interest or would like to become a developer, please contact us.