Detection & Patrol K-9's
At Midwest K-9 Academy we believe in giving the customer a hassle-free buying experience when selecting their new canine partner.
Below are a few working dog classifications that we use to explain the capabilities of our dogs. We offer canines and training programs to fit the needs of everyone from small departments to government agencies.
We offer detection training for:
- Bed Bugs
- Specialty Items
Thank you for showing interest, we look forward to having you as a part of the Midwest K-9 family.
A Single Purpose Canine is a canine that is trained to detect one discipline of its respective odors utilizing the olfactory system. We can also teach your future canine apprehension techniques if your department only requires a “bite dog” without detection capabilities.
A Dual Purpose Canine is a canine that is not only trained to detect one discipline of its respective odors utilizing the olfactory system, but is also trained in apprehension techniques.
MULTI-PURPOSE CANINE (MPC)
An MPC is a canine that is not only trained to be a detection dog with apprehension capabilities but has the ability to be utilized for tracking.
Our tracking canines utilize their olfactory system and scent discrimination to follow a scent picture that was presented to the canine by the handler. We can train a tracking only canine if your department desires or we can train it to a single purpose canine if you are unable to utilize an apprehension canine.
We have canines available for your testing that meet single and dual purpose criteria that have not yet been fully trained. Our green dogs have favorable searching behavior and our dual purpose candidates have a basic understanding of apprehension techniques.
Some of the odors we train but not limited to:
- Human Remains (SAR)
- Bed Bugs
- Cell Phones / Electronics
- Gas & Oil – Pipeline Leak Detection
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