The American Mantrailing, Police & Work Dog Association (AMPWDA), formerly American Mantrailing Academy, is a leading provider of K9 Training and Certification for Search and Rescue, LE ( Law Enforcement ), and K9 Enthusiasts. In addition, we provide obedience and personal protection for the general public. Our Master Trainers have over 100 years combined professional K9 experience and are backed up by a staff of experienced trainers and assistant trainers. This allows us to offer you top of the line training in the areas of Mantrailing (with K9), Mantracking (without K9), K9 Backup Training, Human Remains Detection (HRD), Area Search, Disaster Search, Narcotics Detection, Utility/Patrol, K9 Obedience, K9 Protection, and more. Click Here to read testimonials. For a referral regarding ready-trained K9s, please contact us at 765-720-8940 or by email. Also, you can select one of the tabs above for a specific training area.
AMPWDA holds two (2) week-long seminars a year, one in the spring and one in the fall. In addition, AMPWDA holds various special weekend workshops/seminars/certification sessions in Indiana and across the country. We also provide no-cost training monthly to our members as well as members of Volunteer Fire Departments, Police Agencies, SAR, other emergency personnel, and anyone who would like to come out and train their dog or just observe (check our Events page for more details). If you are interested in coming to one of these free training sessions please let us know.
AMPWDA is proud to stake our reputation on our training standards, Master Trainers, Trainers, Assistant Trainers, Members and Sponsors.
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Our membership fees help supply the funds to allow us to provide free training twice a month, low-cost week-long seminars held twice a year and scholarships to our seminars for those who otherwise could not afford to attend. So, by becoming an AMPWDA member, not only will you receive AMPWDA's great benefits, you will be supporting a great cause.
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The American Mantrailing, Police & Work Dog Association wants to thank you for your interest. We encourage you to look around our website and contact us with any questions you may have. If you think you would benefit from the training, experience, reputation and promotion of the American Mantrailing, Police & Work Dog Association, please consider becoming a member. We look forward to training with you in the near future. Good luck, and happy trails!
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