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Heat Stress in Dogs

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

April Newsletter!

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

Interquest in the News! Interquest of North Minnesota

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

March Newsletter! Kratom and Liquid LSD

Did you know? The supplement “Kratom” is becoming increasingly popular among students. It is derived from a plant, and is taken in pill form or dissolved in liquid. In lower doses, it increases alertness. In high doses, it can create an opioid-like effect. It can be addictive and it is under consideration to be classified as a Schedule 1 Controlled Substance by the DEA. For more info, clickHERE. “K-9 Korner” …Read More

Interquest in the News! Alabama

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

November Newsletter! Drug Use Among Students Decreasing, Recent Finds and Puppies!!!!

Did you know? According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, a survey on drug use and attitudes among American 8th, 10th and 12th graders, shows decreasing use of alcohol, cigarettes and many illicit drugs over the last 5 years. For link to article, click HERE.  “K-9 Korner” Actual Finds in Schools by Interquest Canines          Recently found during routine visits in bookbags, classrooms and vehicles.     …Read More

October Newsletter! Danger of Common OTC Drug, Firearm in School, New Video

Did you know? Some drug users are using a common over-the-counter product to get high.  According to a report by Annals of Emergency Medicine, Imodium A-D works in the body the same way as heroin, morphine and Oxycodone.  The user would have to take an extremely large dose (50-300 pills) to get the desired effect. For original article, click HERE. “K-9 Korner” Actual Finds in Schools by Interquest Canines (not …Read More

Minnesota School Uses Interquest to Deter Potential Gun Violence

ORIGINAL ARTICLE WITH VIDEO HERE.  CROOKSTON, Minn. (Valley News Live) The possibility of a school shooting is a parent’s worst nightmare. However, at Crookston High School they’ve added a new layer of security to keep firearms and ammunition out of the school and off school property. Crookston has enlisted the help of a specially trained dog. Schools in Fargo and Grand Forks occasionally have police dogs search for drugs. It’s …Read More