Meet Steve's Newest Recruit! KEP Kep is training to detect leaking water from underground pipes for the WA Water Commission Sebbi and Zuma Biosecurity Dogs Now working on on Lord Howe Island

Project consulting for conservation detection, security,

anti-poaching and more.

 

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Purchase fully trained detection dogs Includes training of your handlers or book our fully accredited detection teams Enquire now

Our work with detection dogs
has a wide range of applications

* Conservation (animal and plant) * Narcotics * Medical * Explosives * Research * Biosecurity

Dangerous Dogs Courses

1 or 2 day workshops at your premises. A must for anyone who interacts with dogs during their work.
Get more info here.

Phone Consultations

You can now book in
with Steve
for a phone
consultation.

Pioneering Techniques

Steve has successfully completed many firsts for Australia when it comes to training a dog to locate a new target odour.  His innate ability to discover new methods of teaching a dog how to find a difficult odour is incredible.  

If you need a solution to locate or detect a target odour, that you think may be unique, contact Steve and determine how to get a pilot project started.  Steve can also work as a consultant, project manage even if you are not based in Australia.

New Book

My book “Working Dog Heroes” reprinted and available again. You can also download the e-book from Kindle and iTunes.

Canine Conservation Dogs

Our wildlife conservation detection dogs are highly effective when working together with other processes used to locate endangered or invasive species. Our detection dogs have proven to be very successful when entering areas which have not yet been surveyed, to quickly obtain information and statistics for the presence of the species to be located. They are also very effective to check that an area has remained free of feral animals.

Here are some facts:

  • A dog can cover a larger area and much quicker than humans. One trial showed a dog was able to locate scats 357% more effectively than humans!
  • Our conservation dogs remain more focused for longer periods of time than humans and is not distracted by day to day life.
  • Dogs do not have any preconceived concepts of where a species may be located and operate solely by what their nose indicates.
  • A dog can work in many environments with the same level of success, such as in cold or hot temperatures, snow, and extreme terrain.
  • A human resource is only as good as their electronic equipment and eyesight yet a dog operates with excellent hearing, eyes and a nose that is able to detect the scent at least 1,000 times better than humans.


Steve Uses And Recommends:
The Trainers Pouch.  It is a flexible and washable pouch made with the best silicone reinforcement treat pouch that is absolutely perfect for dog training.
Check it out here

Dangerous Dog Workshop Demonstrations

This is Steve with Ryan Tate getting Django and Raffa ready for Dangerous Dog demonstrations!

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All enquiries for work, appearances and training are welcome. Contact Steve by email or phone 0419 983 164.