Text and photo copied from Killeen Daily Herald, original can be found HERE. Bully-battling nerds, contraband-sniffing dogs, poster contests and police and fire department presentations are part of this year’s Killeen Independent School District Safety Week. For the 24th year, the school district’s individual campuses are bringing attention the first week of February to the importance of staying safe at school, at home, in cyberspace and everywhere else. An …Read More
Hidden in Plain View Each of these were found this school year by a detection K9 and observant handler! Contact lens case containing mixed pills found in a vehicle Marijuana pipe fashioned from a common tool Marijuana discovered inside a boot in a closet Crystal meth discovered in a metal tin, and THC gummy bears soaked in cough syrup February 2018 Visit our …Read More
Did you Know? Concentrated forms of marijuana called “wax or dab” can be smoked with vaporizers or e-cigs? Since non-tobacco alternatives are very popular these days, it is important to look beyond the obvious “electronic cigarette” and insure the device is not being utilized for other purposes. For more information click HERE. (pictured is an actual find by an Interquest canine) We wish all our human and canine friends a very …Read More
Summer is here and the heat can overtake your pet before you know it. Be aware of signs of heat stress in your pup, and know what to do if it happens. Signs of heat stress: -Excessive panting -Stumbling -Unable to cool down with rest and shade -Temperature over 103 degrees To reduce body temp: -Submerge dog in cool (not cold) water, indoor tub is ideal, but hose or pool …Read More
Did you know? Large amounts of loose tobacco can indicate a student is rolling “blunts.” Blunts are cheap cigars with the tobacco removed and replaced with marijuana. For more information, click HERE. “K-9 Korner” Actual Finds in Schools by Interquest Canines Interesting hiding places discovered by Interquest handlers in student belongings recently. Marijuana paraphernalia in deodorant and marijuana wax in a pencil sharpener. Visit our website …Read More
As reposted from the Duluth News Tribune. For original article, click HERE A private company has been hired by the Duluth school district to search East and Denfeld high schools with dogs sniffing for drugs, alcohol and gunpowder. Interquest Detection Canines has already searched each school a couple of times, after holding assemblies for students to learn what the dogs do. The national company, with franchises in Duluth and Wadena, …Read More
As reposted from the Franklin Free Press. Original article, click HERE On January 27, 2017, Russellville City Schools announced an agreement with Interquest Detection Canines, Inc. that will allow trained canines to randomly search the campuses for drugs, alcohol, and other contraband. Russellville City Schools administrative assistant Tim Guinn found the company and agreed to the contract with Interquest. “Interquest is paid on a per visit basis, and the …Read More
Charlie, an English Springer Spaniel is a Contraband Detection Dog in training. He has all the right stuff and is progressing well. Check out his progression from about 14-19 weeks of age.
Enjoy festive photos of our detection canines from across the country!