All of our trainers are former professionals who have worked in Law Enforcement as K9 handlers.

Blue Line K9 is a veteran Law Enforcement and Military dog training company.  We offer over 20 years of combined experience working as Law Enforcement K9 handlers training dogs in protection, scent detection, tracking, obedience, and more.  Our goal is to pass on the lessons learned from our training and experience and provide a realistic approach to training your dog.  We offer the following classes:

Basic and Intermediate Obedience   •   Scent Detection   •   Tracking   •   Personal Protection

Lead Trainer and Owner - Jacob Fowler

Owner and trainer, Jacob Fowler, is a U.S. Navy Veteran. He served in the Navy for over 6 years before entering law enforcement. Jacob entered a career as a Police Officer for the Ventura Police Department in southern California and quickly learned the value of a working dog.

After 4 years as a patrol officer, Jacob became a Police K9 Officer where he attended the Inglis Police Dog Academy. The Inglis Police Dog Academy has over 30 years of experience training and certifying Police K9’s. After Completing the K9 Patrol Academy,Jacob worked a dual purpose K9(protection/detection) for the next 6 years assisting patrol officers, SWAT teams, Narcotic Units, County Law Enforcement Task Units, and federal agencies.


Trainer - Thomas Finnerty

Thomas Finnerty served in law enforcement for 23 years, with 14 years dedicated to the demanding field of K9 Explosives Detection as a Supervisor, Trainer, Instructor, and Handler. Tom was blessed with the ability to train and work with incredible K9's during his career.

Throughout Tom’s career, his K9's have been a proven asset and partner to multiple Federal, State and Local law enforcement agencies. Tom’s K9’s have provided high threat dignitary protection along with standard EOD services. Tom’s experience handling and training K9's was never a job, it's was his passion.


As an officer for the Cal State University Police, Tom served as. K9 Supervisor, Trainer, Instructor, and Handler from 2002 to 2016.

Tom was a P.O.S.T Canine Team Evaluator, Lead law enforcement Liaison / Coordinator for Explosives Detection Dogs(EDD) at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Lead EDD team member for President Ronald Reagan's funeral, and so much more.


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Blue Line K9 Dog Training

Star, Idaho 83669



Mon:  09:00 am – 08:00 pm
Tue:  09:00 am – 08:00 pm
Wed:  09:00 am – 08:00 pm
Thu:  09:00 am – 08:00 pm
Fri:  09:00 am – 08:00 pm
Sat:  10:00 am – 01:00 pm
Sun:  Closed