Karen Shivers – Tactical K9 & Investigation
bus. phone 903-491-6572
Karen A. Shivers has been working with dogs since 1972. She is a Breeder of Merit, conformation judge, performance judge, wrote the UKC Nosework program, is the current president of the National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors and holds a Master’s Degree in Education and Criminal Justice.
In 2006 she became the first civilian handler to graduate from US Tactical Law Enforcement Academy in Texas with dual purpose and apprehension K9’s. She has been a Private Investigator and Guard Dog handler with Texas DPS since that time. From 2006 to 2009, Karen was the K9 officer at Clarksville Independent School District where she was also teaching. In 2013 Karen opened and manages Tactical K9 & Investigation, a Texas Class C licensed Investigation, Guard, Guard Dog, and Detection Agency. In 2018 Tactical K9 & Investigation became licensed as a Training School in the above disciplines for the State of Texas.