Upcoming K9 Programs

Core Instructors

Bob Eden and Ron Cloward have over 70 years of combined K9 experience.   Ron handled three K9’s during his tenure with the Modesto Police Department. He was the unit sergeant and trainer for 6 years. Promoted to Lieutenant in 2006 he remained the unit Commander and Trainer until retiring in 2011.  His 30 years of experience provide new and existing K9 Unit supervisors with unique insight in the management of agency K9 teams.  

Bob Eden is a 28 year retired police veteran with over 35 years of dog  training experience in law enforcement, military and personal protection  applications. In his final years of law enforcement he was a detective  with the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit investigating  organized crime.  Early in his career he developed the Delta Police K9  Unit and served as the lead police dog trainer for the Department for 16  years.  He is the author of two books, "Dog Training For Law  Enforcement" and "K9 Officers Manual", and currently working on a third.

Together, they bring over 70 years of combined K9 experience to the table in virtually any aspect of law enforcement K9 operations and training.

Programs Available

Bob & Ron, along with their troop of International instructor team provide a number of programs throughout North America. These programs include K9 Supervisor and Officer Development programs and hands on K9 training in virtually every aspect of police K9 operations, whether it be patrol, tactical ops or detection work.  

Customized programs are also available on request. 

K9 Unit Supervisors & Senior Handler Development Programs

April 23 - 25, 2019

South Lake Tahoe, California

8am - 5pm

Beach Retreat & Resort -South Lake Tahoe

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April 23 - 25, 2019

South Lake Tahoe, California

This 3 day event is covers the fundamentals you need to know to protect yourself and your agency from liability.  Topics include, but are not limited to: Legal Updates, K9 Unit Record Keeping, Handler Selection, Canine Selection, Dealing with Problem Handlers, Policy Reviews, Why K9 Units Fail, Use Reports, handler Critical Incident Reviews, Problem Supervisors, Protecting your Investment and much more.  Critical Incident Scenarios and Problem Solving exercises will be a significant portion of this hands on table top training regimen.  

To attend this program you are required to bring your current K9 unit policy and examples of current training and deployment records. These will be used during the scenario based training exercises.

Program Cost $389 by check or $403 by Credit Card

There is a $25 cancellation fee after March 23, 2019




Beach Retreat and Resort, 3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd., 

South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150. 

The classroom is located on 

the hotel property.

For hotel reservations contact group reservations at

800-972-8558,  Choose option 2,

M-F between 9am - 4 pm. Group name is “K9 Supervisor.” 


For more information or to register call 209-531-5961

8am - 5pm

Beach Retreat & Resort -South Lake Tahoe