The Service Dogs Training Section implements tasks in the following fields:

  • basic and supplementary forms of training police dog handlers and basic as well as supplementary forms of training police dogs for general and special purposes;
  • own breeding of police dogs;
  • implementation of operational tasks in the field (blood, semen traces, corpses, discovering the causes of fires);
  • care for police dogs and dogs of the Financial Administration of the Republic of Slovenia;
  • health care of police dogs, dogs of the Ministry of Justice and the Financial Administration of the Republic of Slovenia;
  • tasks as defined in the Instruction on Training, Use and Care of Police Dogs as well as the Rules on the acquisition and management of police dogs and their usage.

08 Oddelek02

Gmajnice 34, 1000 Ljubljana


The Service Dogs Training Section was founded on 1 January 1949. In 2019, it celebrates 70 years of operations.

Dogs for general use are dogs used for tracking, searching for persons and objects, free tracking and defence, including the inspection of facilities, inspection of forest and other natural terrain as well as work without muzzles.

Dogs for special use are dogs that are trained to find illicit drugs, explosives, weapons, gun powder gases and shells, blood, semen and corpses, discover the causes of fires, and detect tobacco and tobacco products. They are also used for terrain, vehicle, facilities and luggage inspections.

 

Short review of the Service Dogs Training Section development