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Our Mission

We are committed to improving the operational health and performance of working dogs and extending their effective range ​in deployment conditions.

We do this through field-based research that bridges the gap between academic understanding and field-based management of working dogs. 


Operational Focus

Research driven by problems experienced in the field by our members and our colleagues


60+ Years of clinical veterinary experience with working canines

30+ Years of experience as canine handlers, FEMA instructors and evaluators


30 Completed working dog

research projects

28 Publications related to 

working dogs

8 Ongoing research projects related to working dogs

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