Services to Schools

​With the concern for school safety increasing, the use of detection dogs in schools is on the rise.

​"...there were 64 school shootings in 2015..." Everybody for Gun Safety Research

"...50% of all students upon high school graduation have reported having tried drugs..." *

​"...everyday, approximately 4,700 American youth under age 18 try marijuana for the first time. That's about equal to the enrollment of six average-sized U.S. high schools..." *

​"...k9's are not a total answer or solution for drug problems but are one part of the multifaceted answer and are in fact PROACTIVE when used in a professional, positive, and non-disruptive manner..." *

*Substance Abuse Research

Wonder Woofs Detection Services

​Wonder Woofs:

  • Provides a positivedeter​rent to illegal activities merely by the dog's presence as students know detection dogs are on campus.
  • ​Ensures an objective search conducted on a random basis which removes potential liability to a school administrator because it is not based on rumor or suspicion.
  • ​Search school perimeters, lockers, classrooms, bathrooms, parking lots/vehicles/bicycles, and backpacks as determined by school administration.
  • Dogs do not search people or students.
  • ​Dogs are not brought in or used for intimidation.
  • ​Will keep all searches and findings confidential.

​In the event a dong indicates a potential positive odor, handler will log the information; the school administration is advised and is responsible for subsequent actions:

  • Does not locate or dispose of any drugs, paraphernalia, and/or guns.
  • Does not notify law enforcement and/or other government agencies of findings.

More importantly Wonder Woofs provides:

  • Age appropriate drug awareness assemblies for K-12 students.
  • Classroom visits to empower students to help keep their school safe.
  • Interactions with the dogs when they are not on duty, which encourages trust and a non-threatening presence.

​"...among high school students during the past 30 days - 35% drank some alcohol, 21% binge drank, 10%  drove after drinking alcohol, and 22% rode with a driver who had been drinking..." ​CDC 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey