John J. Kelly III is the owner of Silver State K-9 in Las Vegas, NV. John started his law enforcement career in 1984 in Alabama. In 1987 he started his K-9 career becoming a patrol dog handler. John become a narcotic dog handler in 1991 working for U.S. Customs Service for the next 11 years. During his time with Customs he worked the southern border in Texas and also airport/seaport environments in the Pacific Northwest. John moved to Las Vegas in 2002 and started a business providing narcotic and explosive dogs and services. He became the canine supervisor/trainer for the Las Vegas Monorail in 2005. John started Silver State K-9 in 2014 providing training for explosive and narcotic handlers and canines.
John is available to certify for: Explosives, Tracking and Patrol.