K9 Training Facilities

Dedicated Indoor and Outdoor Training Facilities for our K9s

Realistic training environments and real-world scenarios prepare our canines for success when deployed to customer locations in the United States and overseas.

Industry Leading Training Facility

The Constellis flagship training facility in Moyock, NC, is the single largest commercial canine training facility.

  • 70,000 sq. ft. warehouse
  • 44,000 sq. ft. dedicated indoor K9 training area/hangar
  • adjacent 2,550-foot runway with the capability to land an aircraft with an 80-foot length and 90-foot wingspan for operational training scenarios
  • average 75 dogs in training on-site each day

State-of-the-Art Kennel

Our state-of-the-art, 10,920 sq. ft. kennel features:

  • 90-run indoor/outdoor climate-controlled areas
  • 60-run indoor climate-controlled area
  • Three individual pods with self-contained heating and cooling units per pod
  • Fully operational Level III Veterinary Clinic
  • Surgery and recovery rooms
  • Kitchen and bathing room
  • Rated to withstand a CAT 5 hurricane

We also maintain 3,600-acre training facility with a dedicated training area and classrooms. Learn more.

International Training Facilities

Constellis operates four additional canine training facilities in Somalia, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Afghanistan

We operate the only non-military U.S. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)-staffed Level II Veterinary Clinic in Afghanistan.

  • 5,500 sq. ft. canine training center with full-time trainers and support staff
  • Accommodations and full life support for staff and visitors
  • Kennel buildings with indoor/outdoor runs to support mobilization and training
  • Vet clinics
  • Classrooms/conference rooms
  • Lodging for student housing
  • Explosive and narcotic training aid storage
    • A warehouse and open area designed for indoor/outdoor canine training, including:
    • Mock building search area
    • Baggage search
    • Vehicle search area ­
    • Multiple odor protocoling mediums
    • Open area search

Iraq

We work with two non-military DVM-staffed Level II Veterinary Clinics along with a mobile Veterinarian Technician – services that we extend to our competitors to ensure canine health and safety.

  • 1,400 sq. m. canine center
  • Accommodations and full life support for staff and visitors
  • Kennel buildings with indoor/outdoor runs to support mobilization and training
  • Vet clinics
  • Classrooms/conference rooms
  • Lodging for student housing
  • Explosive and narcotic training aid storage
  • A warehouse and open area designed for indoor/outdoor canine training, including:
    • Mock building search area
    • Baggage search
    • Vehicle search area ­
    • Multiple odor protocoling mediums
    • Open area search