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The Online K9 Trainer

Martin Dominick is the training facilitator for The Online K9 Trainer. His passion is working with motivated dog owners to help them achieve fantastic results with their dogs, whether that is a working dog or a pet dog at home.

As Head Trainer for The K9 Centre – a training partner of The Online K9 Trainer he has the experience and knowledge to adapt a number of effective training techniques to suit your dogs and your particular requirements.

We have decide to take some of our knowledge and share it in an online training portal, the Online K9 Trainer.

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The K9 Centre is owned by Martin Dominick and is a family based specialist dog training company that has been operating for well over 33 years in the industry.

The K9 Centre has serviced the dog industry as an international and national supplier and distributor of quality trained  dogs and training solutions for all specialist dog training situations. The K9 Centre is committed to maintaining a leadership position in the dog training industry. At the K9 Centre we are constantly learning and updating our methods as we feel this is an integral part of maintaining the highest standards possible.



Martin Dominick has the following Qualifications and Awards:

  • Former member of the Royal Australian Air Force ( R.A.A.F ) Police Dog Squad. His role was as a RAAF Police Dog Handler and Trainer. A role Nationally Recognised and Certified by the Australian Government.
  • Recipient of the “Instructors Award” while in the R.A.A.F for attitude and dedication to his work.
  • Recipient of many commendations for his work within the K9 security field both domestic and international.
  • Co-founder for the first explosives license course for dog trainers to hold explosives for training.
  • Certificate IV Workplace Assessment and Training
  • Head Instructor for an overseas Presidential K9 Unit. This position entails monitoring the training assessment and ongoing certification of the K9 Unit’s Handlers, Detection dogs and V.I.P. Protection Dogs.
  • Internationally Certified Micro Particle Detection Dog Trainer (SOKKS – MPTS)
  • Australian Blue Card Holder
  • Maritime Security Identification Card Holder – MSIC
  • International Advisory Board Member for the Center for Behavioural Sciences of Canines (CSC). Martin holds an academic certification as a canine odour source detection dog trainer and assessor.  The standards employed are internationally approved  Military and Police Standards that are certified by the CSC.

As part of the services provided through his K9 businesses, Martin has:

  • Trained and supplied for various government departments overseas. These include drug detection dogs, quarantine dogs, explosives detection dogs and general duty police dogs.
  • Conducted handler courses for those departments as well and regularly conducts maintenance-training programs to ensure compliance.
  • Develop front line K9 Capability for high-risk commercial properties. Both explosive detection and VIP Protection dogs are trained and supplied along with the necessary handler training and maintenance programs.
  • Developed drug detection and general duties corrective services dogs for a prison system in Australia.
  • Security and Explosive detection dogs for the N.S.W. State Rail Authority.
  • Provided First Responder K9 Units the NSW Department of Education.
  • Trained over 25 individually owned Termite Detection Dogs for members of the Pest Control and building industry in Australia and abroad.
  • Trained Australia’s first Termite Detection Dogs for timber power pole   inspections – Country Energy now know as Essential Energy.
  • Trained guard/dog teams for general patrol work.
  • Trained the security protection dogs – Solomon Islands Gold Ridge Mine.
  • Provide Explosives Detection Dog services for major commercial clients infrastructure sites and s for other private Australian Businesses
  • Trained 1000’s of family pets over the last 27 years that were lost causes or on the verge of death row.
  • Trained dogs for the disabled …Wheelchair companions and for the severely disabled.
  • Supplied and or trained dogs for television starring in Home and Away, Totally Wild, A Current Affair, Today Tonight, Brisbane Extra, Today and The Morning Show
  • Radio guests to Triple J, ABC, 4BC
  • Developed an Australian first franchise system that covers the all of services outlined on thie website K9 Centre Australia
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