The dog training center is situated at Shivajinagar Police Head Quarters, Pune. It is existence since 1965 as part of State ,CID,M.S.,Pune. Regular and refresher dog training courses are organized by Chief Dog Master under supervision of Addl. Supdt. Of Police. There are four dog trainars of the rank of H.C. and attendants working under the Chief Dog Master. There are 92 Dog units at District places and Commissionerates in the State.

Each Dog Unit is headed by an officer of the rank of PSI.The initial training period of six months. However, this duration largely depend on the ability of Dog. Generally the training consist of the following phases-

  • Initial Training Course
  • Obedience Training
  • Detection of Explosive and Norcotics
  • Tracking
  • Refresher Training

After successful completion of training, the dogs are sent back to their respective units. Officers from the training center.visit various units periodically for inspection and examination of the fitness of the dogs on duty.