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Here are blog posts regarding some of the unique situations in which Vapor Wake’s explosive detection canines are used by law enforcement and security teams across the United States. Vapor Wake K9 units are trained to track down explosives on moving targets and our dogs are socialized to work in large crowds and high-traffic areas. This makes Vapor Wake dogs superior to other explosive detection canines, who are typically trained to work in one “productive area” and with static objects.

Vapor Wake K9 units are deployed by venue security for numerous sports teams, including the Detroit Tigers, Chicago Cubs, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Dallas Cowboys. In addition to sports venues, Vapor Wake K9 dogs and handlers are active on police department counterterrorism units, concert security details, and transportation security.

We regularly update our site to include blog posts and news stories on the latest successes of Vapor Wake explosive detection canines. To see more stories, click here.

The History of Working Dogs: World War I

World War I (1914-1918) conscripted nearly every able-bodied man around the world, as well as soldiers from the rest of the animal kingdom. Winnipeg, or "Winnie," went on to inspire A.A. Milne's classic literary character Winnie-the-Pooh. Pigeons delivered crucial messages from the front to command centers, soldiers rode cavalry horses through the Middle [...]

2020-03-04T12:14:19-05:00Uncategorized|1 Comment

Pediatric Cancer Patient Abigail Arias, 7-Year-Old “Officer 756,” Becomes Honorary Vapor Detection K9 Handler

Abigail Arias, a seven-year-old girl with a rare form of pediatric cancer, is officially the world’s youngest Vapor Detection Canine Handler. Abigail visited the Vapor Detection K9 Training Academy in Anniston, Alabama on July 24 for a hands-on lesson in the explosive detection training used by some of the country’s most well-known law enforcement agencies [...]

2020-12-01T09:32:26-05:00Uncategorized|0 Comments
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