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Coconut Creek Police Department Introduces Its First Vapor Detection School Safety Dog®

Officer Leonard with K9 Taylor Coconut Creek, Fl. – The Coconut Creek Police Department would like to welcome its new School Safety Dog®, “Taylor,” to the team! Taylor’s addition to our School Resource Officer (SRO) team makes her handler, SRO Michael Leonard, the first SRO in the nation to be trained and actively [...]

Terror Attacks: The Toll on Resorts & Tourism

Terror Attacks on Soft Targets A Vapor Detection® handler team patrols the Las Vegas Convention Center. Source: Las Vegas Newswire A combination of enhanced security measures at traditional hard targets and changing terrorist strategy have resulted in an increased number of terrorist attacks against soft targets such as hotels and resorts in recent [...]

Don’t Gamble With Your Patrons’ Security

Building Better Resort Security Systems Casinos, hotels, and resorts—and all of the events held on their property—must be run in a way that protects the safety and security of all guests and patrons while still providing them with world class entertainment convenience and comfort. This cannot be achieved while we continue to ignore perimeter security [...]

Labradors Imprisoned for Future Safety and Good Health

There is a Labrador named Opelika in Opelika, Alabama. She is in prison. Before you think that's cruel, please be informed that she has not committed a crime and that she will be released soon. She's just there to train with an inmate chosen by scientists so that once outside the prison gates, Opelika can [...]

Mobile Bomb Sniffing Dogs: The Key to Concert Security?

Traditional Explosive Detection Canines have been the industry standard for decades.  These canines are trained to search productive areas such as buildings, vehicles, baggage, open areas and other areas for statically placed explosives. People screening Canines or Person-Borne Improvised Explosive Detection Canines are selected for their traditional detection traits but are additionally trained that people [...]

Getting to Know the Vapor Detection Dog

A defender and a best friend, dogs make perfect companions. If you care for your dog, he will be forever loyal and stay by your side. The same is true for the Vapor Detection Dog.  Auburn University's Canine Performance Science Program started research sixteen years ago that led to our patented technology—the Vapor Detection Dog. So, [...]

3 Types of Explosive Detection Canines

At VWK9 we recognize three types of explosive detection canines, all of them have their place and play significant yet a specific role in risk mitigation when it comes to explosive detection. Traditional Explosive Detection Canines Traditional Explosive Detection Canines have been the industry standard for decades.  These canines are trained to search productive areas [...]

Welcome to VWK9, the World’s Premier K9 Training Academy

Situated on 320 acres and conveniently located in Aniston, Alabama within close proximity to Atlanta international airport. VWK9 is one of the fastest growing canine companies in the industry today, we offer excellence in handler education and canine sales. Maintaining a world, renowned training staff with over Eighty years of combined operational experience. We [...]

8 Major Differences Between Traditional Bomb Dogs and Vapor Detection® Dogs

“My dog can do that.” We hear that statement many times during Vapor Detection® demonstrations to K9 industry folks, and we understand that there’s a bit of confusion. We hope to clear that up, and describe the differences between traditional, Explosive Detection Dogs (EDDS) or bomb dogs and VWK9’s patented and NCS4 lab-tested Vapor Detection® Canines. VWK9 understands [...]

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