Detection Work

Explosives Detection

Do you need a ScentWorks K9 Academy explosive dog? Here are some facts that will show you can’t afford not to.

  1. Our explosive dogs are trained and certified in 30 explosive odors. All local competitors average only 10 basic odors. Scent Works K9 Academy goes above and beyond to make sure we cover all odors used by modern day terrorists.

  2. Our trainers are fully certified by the U.S.P.C.A (United States Police Canine Association) and have over 60 years combined training. All trainers are current K9 handlers and have dozens of Scent Certified K9 partners. Our lead Explosive Trainer has 15 years experience working (3) three different breeds of dogs that have been certified by the ATF.

  3. All of our dogs are hand selected and go through a vigorous 10-12 week scent detection school.

  4. Our training center consists of all types of various environmental factors to assure our dogs are ready for any area and will search consistently no matter what the condition.

  5. We offer a full operation plan prior to signing any contact or being hired so you feel comfortable knowing what to expect from our services.

Some Facts About Explosive Trained Scent Dogs

  1. Dogs search 4 times faster than any human can with more accuracy.

  2. About $19 Billion have been spent on research and development regarding scent detection and none have matched the effectiveness as a dog’s nose.

  3. Dogs can detect explosive odors even when masked. Humans or electronics can only pick up the stronger odor.

  4. Dogs are a huge deterrent for terrorists and criminals.

    1. It has been shown that simply having a dog present immediately places people at ease and has been found to deter anyone thinking about placing explosives at the event.

Please allow one of our representatives to speak to you about your event and your needs. During our meeting and/or phone conversation we can provide a full cost break down and exactly what our services include.

How Bed bugs Infest your property:

Bed bugs hitchhike into your property by means of personal belongings, shipments and guests luggage. They breed and multiply at an extremely fast pace, one female can produce 50-70 eggs in one month. With that being said, it is very crucial to detect and treat bed bugs early. It can take one to two incidents to affect your business and impact your reputation.


Why a certified Bed Bug Dog is Effective:

Traditionally bed bug detection is very time consuming and labor intensive. Our certified bed bug dogs are more accurate and effective. At a detection rate of 96% and can search the average room in less than 5 minutes, our certified bed bug dogs can save you time and money by treating only the locations that were inspected and found to have bed bugs. Some companies would require rooms above, below and surrounding the infected room be treated as well. This takes a lot of money out of you pockets by locking out those rooms and NOT selling them. Using our Bed Bug maintenance program, (customized to your liking) will insure your property is clean and safe for your customers, patients and family. Once an infected room is treated, we will return and search the area again to deem it safe of bed bugs and back on line for use. We provide certified bed bug dog inspections for the following locations:

  1. Restaurants

  2. Schools

  3. College dorms

  4. Homes

  5. Hotel

  6. Motels

  7. Apartments

  8. Offices

Bed Bug Detection

You know the phrase “Don’t let the bed bugs bite” well, it’s a true statement in today’s world. Especially in hotels, nursing homes, college dorms, offices, residential homes or hospitals. They are everywhere. They are the size of a large tic and as small as a pinhead. They hide in warm areas mostly but are famous for bed mattress covers, bed seams, behind baseboards, headboards, Fabric furniture and anywhere we as humans rest because we are the host for them. Bed bugs emerge at night time mostly in search for food: (human blood).

After feeding, the bed bugs leave you with very itchy red bumps, possible blood stains on the sheets and even bug feces. Studies show they are not known to cause disease, they will put your company’s reputation at a high risk and loss of business will be inevitable. Bed bugs are practically impossible to prevent. They can live in the cleanest of environments and most sanitation efforts. They can multiply quickly, so early detection is very critical to help prevent a large infestation.

Guns and Ammunition Detection

In today’s world the uncertainty of a person randomly attacking a school, special dignitary event, concert, sporting event or place of worship, is all too common. With our certified trained guns and ammunition dogs, we can help put your worries at ease. A working dogs nose is 40 times better than a humans and that makes them perfect for the job of detecting guns and ammunition.

Our highly trained dog teams will be able to work through any environment they encounter and detect the presence of a gun, gun oils, powders and ammunition. All events have places of entrance and exit, with our Dog Teams at those locations, they will be able to detect or deter anyone wanted to do harm to innocent people. Our training staff imprints our dog with the most updated training aids and scenario based training to ensure our dogs very efficient wherever their are deployed or stationed.

Narcotic Detection dogs are trained to detect the presence of controlled substances such as marijuana, cocaine, and heroin. These dogs are trained to find these substances in various locations such as vehicles, luggage, mail packages, cargo, residence and businesses.

Other detector dogs (explosives, search and rescue, cadaver, arson dogs, etc.) are also selected for their intensity, drive and compatibility. Narcotic Detection Dogs can be trained in passive or aggressive alerts.


Narcotics Detection

Cell Phone and Computer Chip Detection

Cell phones are considered illegal contraband in jails, prisons and some rehabilitation locations. Cell phones in prisons/jails can be used to abuse correction officers and other prison much like gang members do on the street today.

Here at ScentWorks K9 Academy, our trainers imprint our dogs to detect illegal phones safely and reliably to make sure your facility is free and safe of such contraband and to insure anyone visiting your facility will be safe as well. Our dogs are imprinted on all portions of the cell phone or computer parts to make sure they are as accurate as possible. Whether you choose to purchase or have us train your dog, we can guarantee our dogs will be ready for the job wherever they may be deployed.

Tracking Trailing Dog Training – Dogs can be trained in scent discrimination tracking / trailing. Tracking and Trailing dogs are capable of following human odor for great distances. Tracking and Trailing dogs are by far, the most utilized of all search and rescue dogs. These dogs are trained to track / trail on various terrains such as grass, gravel, concrete, asphalt, sand and wooded areas, otherwise known as VST or Variable Surface Tracking. Tracking / Trailing dogs are a valuable asset in locating missing children, Alzheimers patients and other missing persons as well as lost pets.



Tracking and Trailing