Military/Technical Advisement

Military Working Dog Nuke and his handler Donovan Hunter.  1st Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment.  Multipurpose Canine deployment in Afghanistan.


Donovan Hunter enlisted in the United States Army in 2004 and served honorably for 7.5 years in a special operations unit, 1st Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment. Donovan served 8 combat deployments 5 of which were as a multipurpose K9 handler, reaching the rank of Staff Sergeant during his military career. After separating from the military, he was commissioned as a police officer for the Austin Police Department where he also became a K9 handler for an undercover tactical Street Narcotics Unit of the Organized Crime Division. Donovan was featured on the HBO documentary War Dogs, A Soldiers Best Friend and was the technical/military advisor for the feature film Dog. Donovan currently lives in Grove, Oklahoma with his wife Melissa and two children. He is the owner/operator of Von Jäger K9 LLC, which provides tactical and K9 training for Law Enforcement agencies, personal protection canines, basic/advanced obedience, and K9 sales. Donovan specializes in special operations tactics, law enforcement operations, and Military/law enforcement K9 utilization.


War Dogs: A Soldier's Best Friend:


Donovan Hunter was featured with his Military Working Dog Nuke in the HBO documentary War Dogs: A Soldiers Best Friend.  During the production of the documentary, Donovan, was able to use his military and law enforcement experience to assist the production team with vetting the film and its subjects for content accuracy.

Donovan Hunter Featurette


(Military/Technical Advisor)
Dog the film starring Channing Tatum with Donovan Hunter as the chief Military and Technical Advisor.