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Kevin Pirtle

Trailing Assistant Instructor

Kevin is a firefighter/paramedic at DFW International Airport. He is an Instructor for INBTI and a Trainer for American Mantrailing Police Work Dog Association.  Kevin is a member of MARK9 Search and Rescue in Dallas, Texas where he is a trailing trainer and canine handler.

He has instructed mantrailing seminars in Oklahoma, Indiana, and Texas. He has upcoming seminars in Minnesota (Oct. 2017) and Spain (Oct 2018).

He has Technical training from:

  • AMPWDA Mantrailing Level III Certification
  • Hazardous Materials Operations
  • Avation Rescue/ Firefighting
Kevin has 3 bloodhounds that are certified mantrailers through American Mantrailing, Police Work Dog Association. He has worked cases with city and county law enforcement organizations.

“Keep it simple, work the components, always concentrating on the intensity and a solid foundation! A strong foundation is the most important part of your training.” – Kevin