National Police Bloodhound Association


NPBA: “Setting the Standard” for others to follow.

Since 1962, the National Police Bloodhound Association has been your trusted source for information relative to the use of the purebred bloodhound in the field of law enforcement. We’re now online to give you instant access to a wide range of information about the association and the latest news affecting police handlers and hounds.      NPBA Introduction Video

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Upcoming Seminars

  • 2016 Southern California Seminar
    February 26th to 29th in Yucaipa, California The National Police Bloodhound Association is conducting a 4 Day Training Seminar in Southern California at the GOLDSTONE K-9 TRAINING FACILITY.  This Seminar’s training will be provided by two National Police Bloodhound Association Instructors (Dan Thamert & Shane Head) & Coordinated...
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  • 2015 Arizona Department of Corrections Seminar
    September 28th to October 2 in Phoenix, Arizona Arizona DOC is hosting a 5 Day Training Seminar. This Seminar is geared for urban & rural tracking utilizing backup teams in Hi-Risk/Tactical Tracking Scenarios. This Seminar’s training will be provided by two National Police Bloodhound Association...
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  • 2015 Winter • 40 Hour Man-Trailing Training & Certification Seminar • Matthews, NC
    Dates November 7 to 12 Overview Arrive Saturday, November 7th  for 4:00 PM registration. Official NPBA Store will open at 19:00. Departure after Closing Ceremony – Certificates & Awards on the afternoon, Thursday, November 12th. No certificates to anyone who departs early — no exceptions. This Seminar...
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