National Police Bloodhound Association

40 Hour Man-Trailing Seminar

             McHenry, MD         

 APRIL 23rd - APRIL 28th 
                 Sponsored by Garrett County Sheriff's Department

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Registration is now open and must be submitted no later than

April 1st, 2022

Registration Instructions: Complete this form in its entirety and submit payment online or in person. Please note the Eligibility Requirements listed below. Upon completion of this form open your email for confirmation and a copy of your application.



$425.00 per hound team

$440.00 New Members (includes training manual)

Payment options include cash, check, PayPal, or Square payment. Checks can be made payable to National Police Bloodhound Association.


*Only 1 Handler & 1 hound - permitted to certify.

*Bloodhound MUST be a minimum of 10 months old.

* Rabies and Health Certificates MUST be presented upon arrival.

*Handler is required to submit a minimum of 6 months training records for self and the certifying bloodhound.

Seminar Details:

*8 hrs of classroom instruction

*32 hours of extensive field training.

*Certification option for NPBA members completing both instruction blocks. 

*Final Certification requires full attendance and is based on the Instructor's evaluation

*NPBA hosted buffet dinner with auction 𝙒𝙚𝙙𝙣𝙚𝙨𝙙𝙖𝙮 𝘼𝙥𝙧𝙞𝙡 27𝙩𝙝

Each handler is asked to bring an item to auction off.

Please note: All other meals (lunch/dinner) will be on your own.

𝙍𝙚𝙨𝙚𝙧𝙫𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙙𝙚𝙖𝙙𝙡𝙞𝙣𝙚 𝘼𝙥𝙧𝙞𝙡 𝟏, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐
40 Room Block on hold at reduced group rate $125.93 single room / $147.92 double or $73.86/person per night WISP Resort, 
269 Marsh Hill Road 
McHenry, MD. 
1-(855) 656-4632
Please reference the Group Booking ID # 5976 to ensure the NPBA Special Rate. 
*Price includes taxes, fees, and breakfast Sunday through Thursday.
𝗔𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗲𝘀 𝗺𝘂𝘀𝘁 𝗺𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗶𝗿 𝗼𝘄𝗻 𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗱𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗹𝘆

For membership, questions reach out to James Leathers at vicepresident@npba.

For more information reach out to Lou Battistella- Seminar Coordinator

at (724) 396-1524, email 𝗹𝗯𝗮𝘁𝘁𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗮@𝗴𝗿𝗲𝗲𝗻𝘀𝗯𝘂𝗿𝗴𝗽𝗮.𝗼𝗿𝗴

National Police Bloodhound Association upcoming seminars

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