About Us


Worldwide Canine, Inc. is a full service K-9 company that specializes in the training, utilization and purveyance of a variety of professional working dogs, including bomb dogs, drug dogs, police patrol dogs, dual purpose police dogs, and personal protection dogs.

Quality Bloodlines

Worldwide Canine does not depend on brokers; we buy direct. All dogs are selectively bred, individually tested, imported canines from the best working dog lines in the world. They are prescreened and hand selected by management. This enables us to offer a higher quality working dog. Each dog is maintained in peak condition and comes with a comprehensive health record compiled by a veterinarian that includes X-rays, blood work, microchip and vaccinations. .


we use proven techniques

We are at the forefront of dog training methodology using innovative techniques to develop stable, confident, productive working dogs for narcotics and explosives detection, law enforcement, security, and protection. We are constantly updating training techniques, utilizing the finest European consultants. Our experienced professionals utilize proven training techniques to provide top dogs for tough jobs.

we are experienced

At Worldwide Canine, we pride ourselves on quality personnel. We employ only certified professionals with the knowledge and capability to instruct according to our high training standards. Our trainers have extensive K9 training and handling experience including law enforcement, military service and combat K-9 duty. Worldwide Canine trainers specialize in the skill of pairing top-quality working dogs with student K9 handlers to ensure a strong and proficient team.


handler training

Worldwide Canine provides extensive and professional K9 handler training for drug detection, bomb detection, and patrol work. Handler Course lengths are set to ensure optimum performance of K-9 teams once they go on duty. Our trainers understand the importance of working as a team to implement the highest quality of training achievable. For this reason, K-9 handlers train with numerous dogs during the handler training course and leave with the dog they work best with.

Our Staff


We pride ourselves on quality personnel. We employ only certified professionals with the knowledge and capability to instruct according to our high training standards. Our trainers have extensive K9 training and handling experience including law enforcement, military service and combat K-9 duty. Worldwide Canine trainers specialize in the skill of pairing top-quality working dogs with student K9 handlers to ensure a strong and proficient team. Our trainers understand the importance of working as a team to implement the highest quality of training achievable.

Rob Hawkins is the owner of Worldwide Canine Inc.

Rob Hawkins

owner / manager


Worldwide Canine, Inc. is owned and managed by
Rob Hawkins. Rob is a Certified Master Trainer and Working
Dog Handler, and has over thirty-seven years of experience in
Military, Law Enforcement and Private Security K9 services
and served in the United States Army.


Worldwide Canine trainer Joel Nieves

Joel Nieves

Trainer


Joel Nieves was the Military Working Dog Instructor, Trainer
and Kennel Master for the United States Air Force and has
served three deployments to Iraq. He conducted high risk
explosive sweeps and provided direct support to the President,
Vice President and foreign and domestic distinguished visitors.


K9 Dog Trainer Corey Perkins of Worldwide Canine Inc.

Corey Perkins

Instructor / Trainer


Corey Perkins completed K9 School in England with the United
States Army and completed Specialized Search Dog School at
Lackland Air Force Base. He received Master Instructor
Certification in 2014 and served as a specialized Search Dog
Instructor at Lackland Air Force Base. Corey has served on three
deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan and Qatar.


K9 Dog Trainer Ian Alkire from Worldwide Canine Inc.

Ian Alkire

Instructor / Trainer


Ian is a retired United States Army Specialized Search Dog
Instructor/Senior Trainer and Military Working Dog Kennel
Master. Ian has 14 years of working dog experience and has
extensive experience in the evaluation of Mine Detection Dog
(MDD) Teams. Ian has served the United States on
four deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq.


Aaron Kimes is a Worldwide Canine Instructor and Trainer.

Aaron Kimes

Instructor / Trainer


Aaron Kimes is a retired US Army Specialized Search Dog
Handler/Trainer/Squad Leader as well as Military Working
Dog Kennel Master. A has 13 years of experience involving
proficiency training, developing and evaluating Combat
Engineers as well as Military Police off-leash explosive
detection and narcotic detection canines.

 

Our Facility


The Worldwide Canine, Inc. facility is located 18 miles north of San Antonio, Texas, settled on 5 acres in the scenic Texas Hill Country and operates a 100-dog capacity kennel. Also on the premises are indoor and outdoor training areas and our dormitory style housing facility. Our facility includes outdoor training areas both on and off-site, buildings designed for search training, an obstacle course, a car lot, tracking fields, and a 10-bedroom, 3-bathroom dorm facility.


Worldwide Canine Inc. K9 training facility in Spring Branch Texas