About Us

Our Mission

At Armis K9, our mission is to provide unparalleled K9 services that enhance the safety, security, and results of our clients. We are dedicated to offering top tier protection dogs, delivering expert training and dogs to Law Enforcement, as well as providing the best possible commercial detection services. Our hand-selected dogs, combined with our commitment to excellence, allows us to deliver the highest level of performance and obedience. We strive to continuously improve and lead the industry, while providing customized solutions and exceptional customer service to each and every one of our clients.


We use various lines of German Shepherds, Belgian Malinois, and Dutch Shepherds. There are other breeds we do upon requests.

Absolutely! Armis protection dogs are carefully selected and raised in a family environment with kids.

The training duration varies depending on the specific needs and desired level of training. However, it typically takes 1-2 months just to clear and be selected as a proper candidate.

Yes, Armis protection dogs can coexist harmoniously with other pets when introduced and supervised properly. They are trained to be well-behaved and adaptable in various social settings.

Absolutely! Armis K9 offers customizable protection dog packages to cater to the unique security needs of our clients. We can tailor the training and skillset of the dog to meet specific requirements.

Armis K9 protection dogs are guaranteed to be healthy at time of purchase by a licensed veterinarian and include a health certificate, current vaccinations, and vital x-rays.. If the K9 doesn’t fit well within the first year of placement, Armis K9 will replace it with another suitable candidate and the buyer is only responsible for shipping costs.

Yes, regular training and maintenance are essential to keep Armis protection dogs at the peak of their performance. Armis K9 provides ongoing support and guidance to ensure the continued excellence of the dog’s training.

our team

Ethan Chertkov

President & Director

Introducing Ethan Chertkov, the President and Director of Armis K9. Ethan’s remarkable journey in training working dogs started at the age of 8, encompassing diverse disciplines. Fueled by a desire to revolutionize the industry, he recognized the need for exceptional K9 teams, training programs, and protection dogs. Today, Ethan is internationally recognized as the youngest master trainer and evaluator in the United States, setting a new benchmark for excellence in the field.

Matthew Barone

Co-Founder & Director of Finance

Introducing Matthew Barone, Director of Finance at Armis K9. Combining his lifelong passion for working dogs with his financial expertise, Matthew embarked on a successful journey in the private industry, contracting with detection dogs. With a solid foundation of experience, he played a pivotal role in co-founding Armis K9, bringing his expertise to drive the company’s success in delivering top-quality working dog solutions.