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Military Working Dog Handler

Job Overview

  • Enlisted
  • Officer
  • Active Duty
  • Army Reserve
  • Army National Guard
  • Entry Level

As a Military Working Dog Handler, you’ll be responsible for the care and training of a service dog, both at home and abroad, supporting missions and daily law enforcement. Military Working Dogs search for narcotic drugs or explosives and act as a non-lethal option for neutralizing threats. Service dogs also serve as a psychological deterrent during law enforcement operations.

Skills You’ll Learn

  • Animal Care & Training
  • Detection & Identification
  • Law Enforcement

Requirements

  • 10 weeks of Basic Training
  • 17 weeks of Advanced Individual Training
  • 91 ASVAB Score: Skilled Technical (ST)

Certifications

  • 30 Nationally Recognized Certifications Available