Excel K-9 Explosive Detection Services


Excel K-9 Services Inc. is dedicated to providing exceptional canine detection services. Our goal is to create a safe and secure environment for your family, staff and guests. We accomplish this daily by customizing all of our services to meet your individual needs, whether it is an on going contract or a one-time event. Excel K9 Services canines are hand selected by Master Trainer Paul Shaughnessy, and with the handler must complete a rigoris and challenging training program. The canines are trained to detect explosives in a wide array of environments, locations and situations.


The Excel K9 Services staff, includes fully trained and experienced handlers along with current or former law enforcement officers with real world experience. The staff members have held the positions such as Bomb Squad Commander, Bomb Technician, Hazardous Material Technician / Instructor and SWAT Commander for a major metropolitan city.

Each handler and detection canine team spends hundreds of hours perfecting odor detection. The Excel K9 Services teams train and practice in many different environments and are continually enhancing their skills. The teams are trained to exceed the standards of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission the North American Police Work Dog Association Police Canine Evaluations.
Excel K-9 Services is licensed to store and use explosive materials by the United States Department of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). The Excel K9 Services teams train with various amounts and type of real explosives. This approach guarantees that we have only the best Detection Teams available to meet all of your needs and assist you in creating a safe and secure environment.

Explosive Detection:

Excel K-9 Services staff can provide On Site Threat Assessments, Preventative Searches, Threat Deployment Searches, and Educational Classes for your staff on Explosive Awareness and Reducing workplace violence. Excel K9 Services are available world wide to meet our clients needs.

Site Threat Assessment:

This assessment is conducted for your facility or event location and includes a fully written report designed to identify the strengths and weaknesses of your physical security and polices to prevent and or respond to a threat of explosives and or violence.

Preventative Search:

This type of detailed search is conducted prior to a specific event. The searches are completed using our fully trained explosive detection canine teams. Also available are specifically trained bomb technicians utilizing our wide array of tools and equipment to visually assist our canine teams. These searches are fully customized to meet the client's needs.

Threat Deployment Search:

This type of detailed search is conducted in a rapid response to any type of perceived threat. Our customized search uses fully trained canine teams with bomb technicians and includes a highly detailed search of your facility or event.

Explosive Awareness and Reducing Workplace Violence:

Excel K9 Services provides customized workshops on the topics of:
  • Response to Explosive Threats
  • Telephone Threats
  • Postal and Delivery Threats
  • Facility Search
  • Explosive Identification
  • Planned Threat Response
  • Employee Response to Violence in the Workplace
Workshops are conducted utilizing various teaching methods and are tailored to your specific needs. The workshop can be presented at a Excel K9 training facility or your location.

Excel K9 Services has provided a customized search response to:

  • Stadiums
  • Schools
  • Religious Facilities
  • Marathons / Races
  • Homes
  • Industrial Facilities
  • Hospital / Treatment Centers
  • Special Events

Contact Excel K9 Services to respond to your emergency or discuses your specific needs.