North Edge K9

Your trusted experts who truly know dogs.

Why North Edge K9?

Proven experience you can trust

Committed to providing the highest quality dogs and training

North Edge K9, located in the Greater Portland area of southern Maine, is committed to providing superior K9 partners for law enforcement, sport, personal protection, or family pets. We offer clients training methods that have proven to be successful. Our team is comprised of current police K9 handlers and civilian trainers who utilize real-world methods and have tremendous experience in K9 training including:

We offer training for any breed of dog from basic home obedience to advanced sport or working level performance. Click here to learn more about our proven team of K9 experts.

Personal protection and dog training classes

In addition to providing services and K9s to law enforcement organizations, we offer:

  • Personal protection dog services: Our dogs and training set the bar for quality dogs you and your family can count on. Click here to learn more.
  • Dog training classes: We offer group and individual classes in our four-season facility that include basic and advanced obedience, and protection work, both in group settings and one-on-one sessions. In addition we can troubleshoot problem behavior. If you are wanting Protection Training, please contact us by email or phone to schedule. Click here to schedule a class.

We take great pride in our dogs.

Our dogs are almost exclusively European lines. In our experience, European working K9 lines are superior in terms of drive, conformation and temperament because of longstanding traditions and selection in breeding, health and training. We select from the best breeders or select dogs from our own breeding program.

Whether you are seeking piece of mind for your home or family or want to learn about protecting your business, we can help forge a solution you can count on. Contact us to learn how we can help you meet your goals.

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Personal Protection

"I recently completed a 16-week course with North Edge K9 and couldn't say enough about the knowledge and professionalism of the entire staff. They are the Dog Whispers of Maine! Thank you all for the training of my dog and also the training you gave to me to be able to continue training my dog."

Kim Candelmo

Law Enforcement

"I would like to commend you for our recent addition to the Bangor K9 team. The dog that was purchased was AKI, and he has performed well throughout certification training with the state of Maine. He has also proven to be a very intelligent and capable dog through our stringent sustainment training program that we have here at the Bangor Police Department. I would like to commend you and your team for the initial training that was done to prepare the dog for his career in law enforcement. I would not hesitate to purchase another dog from your company North Edge K9. Real-world methods and street experience have a great impact on the success of a K9, and it truly shows with my partner AKI. We here at the Bangor PD continuously train for obedience, suspect apprehension, tracking, agility and scent work. When we first met for selecting a K9, we had a skill set in mind for our dog’s mission. We related these qualities to you, and you located several K9s for us to evaluate. Upon further scrutiny we together came up with the proper match for our work mission. We were impressed with this quality and the fact that you are not just selling dogs but the right dog for the right intention."

Jamie Fanning, Bangor Police K-9 Officer

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