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Sniffing out trouble at SA ports

A gruelling four months of training came to an end during May 2015 as 33 Customs officers and their detector dogs graduated from the SARS Detector Dog Training Academy. 306 more words


New products to help train dogs for explosive detection

The Department of Homeland Security (USA) has been conducting independent assessments and developing products to assist canine explosive teams.

One of the biggest challenges in the training and testing of canine teams results from the explosives materials themselves – especially new homemade explosives. 423 more words


Biggest bust of Rhino Horn at a South African airport

SARS Customs officers at OR Tambo International Airport (ORTIA) last week intercepted over 41kg of rhino horns – with a total value of over R4.5 million – transiting through the airport. 152 more words

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A dedicated webpage for SARS Customs Detector Dog Unit

Due to overwhelming interest in the SARS Customs Detector Dog Unit, a dedicated page is now included – see the Detector Dog ‘tab’ at the top of this webpage for a direct link, or click here!


HK AFCD Quarantine Detector Dog Programme

More than 320,000 people enter Hong Kong via land, sea or air every day. As such, there is an ever present threat of illegal importation of animals and birds.  95 more words


New Zealand Customs 'Cash Dogs' go International

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today welcomed a new partnership between New Zealand, Hong Kong and Chinese Customs to develop cash detector dog capabilities in the region. 183 more words


Implant to protect police dogs from overheating

Police dogs serve many purposes for law enforcement agencies. Often times they are used for their superior sense of smell, but they are also used to apprehend suspects. 253 more words

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