Paul Hammond | VWK9 | Worlds Largest Canine Programs

Paul Hammond


Paul Hammond is President at VWK9, LLC and the Cargo Screening K9 Alliance, LLC. He is also the principle behind the world’s largest handler recruitment database and the US Canine Biathlon. For 30 years, Paul has successfully managed many of the world’s largest canine programs in the working dog industry.

Paul is widely recognized as an industry leader in the use and deployment of working dog teams. He has vast experience in domestic & international terrorism, spanning 20 years of continuous K9 deployments in hostile environments, to include; Iraq, Afghanistan & Northern Ireland in support of U.S. Dept. of Defense, U.S. Dept. of State, the British Military & Private Security Sector. Paul has served as the senior working dog advisor for multiple Military defense, Research, and Evaluation agencies. He has also worked alongside Auburn University’s Canine Performance Science Program on key Government research initiatives. Paul’s greatest strengths are his industry knowledge, attention to detail, creativity, vision, drive, and leadership. He thrives on challenges, particularly those that expand the company’s reach and actively helps make the world a safer place.