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How does a person become a doghandler for the RCMP?

In order to become a police doghandler with the RCMP you have to be a good investigator, be able to work independently, and be self motivated. You have to be a regular member of the RCMP. You have to be physically fit and maintain a fitness lifestyle.

As part of your requirements, you would have to successfully complete the imprinting/quarry course. After completion of the imprinting/quarry course you will have to imprint puppies and demonstrate animal compatibility. You will be required to successfully complete a map/compass/GPS course.