Continuation Training

In the interest of maintaining safety and operational efficiency, GDM recommend that all dog teams should undertake regular continuation and refresher training under the tuition of a qualified instructor – evidence of regular continuation training is also a requirement prior to acceptance for annual re assessment.

Recommended Training Strategy:

General Purpose Security Patrol Dogs:  12 days per year

Explosives Search and Detection Dogs:  20 days per year

Drugs Search and Detection Dogs:         12 days per year


Continuation Training Schedule


General Purpose Patrol Dogs: -               Mondays and Tuesdays

Detection Dogs (All Skills Categories): - Wednesdays Thursdays Fridays