This guide for canine handlers contains cutting-edge research on the effects of temperature, humidity, and “warm-up periods” on the detection capabilities of working canines.
DHS S&T announced a $24 million contract, awarded over five years, to Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine (AUCVM) to support R&D in the detection canine field.
The Science and Technology Directorate's (S&T's) Detection Canine Program provides the Homeland Security Enterprise with the tools, techniques, and knowledge to better understand, train, and deploy detection canines in their operational environment.
S&T’s research and development support prevention and protective strategies, as well as the coordinated surveillance and detection of chemical, biological and explosive threats.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vk48n-rOfEM&list=PLPaVPPbYHq_hlYrX1ZO-4RjyLM8Sh-Qsk&index=7LRBAA Today Webinar Series - DHS S&T's newest webinar series! Learn more about the Department’s research challenge areas, specific to S&T’s LRBAA topics.
The Best Practices for Detection Canine Training & Testing booklet is provided to share science-backed concepts and ideas that are proven to improve the quality and rigor of detection canine training and testing.
Innovators, researchers and canine training experts are invited to learn about funding opportunities in the detection canine field on December 10, 2019, at the Center for Innovative Technology.
Northern VA, December 10, 2019 -- DHS S&T hosted the TIES: Advancing Detection Canine R&D engagement focusing on the DHS S&T Detection Canine Program’s operational mission to provide the tools, techniques and knowledge to better understand, train and utilize detection canine teams.
DHS S&T has awarded $564,988 in funding to Auburn University for two research and development (R&D) projects designed to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of canines trained to detect explosives.