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EDC Spotlight: Henry and Paul

Posted by Alison Glazer on Jul 27, 2015 4:30:00 PM

MSA’s Explosive Detection Canine (EDC) program deploys trained explosive detection dogs and their handlers to protect the personnel and property of corporate and government clients throughout the country. Our EDC blog highlights some of these hard working teams, both on and off the job!
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Topics: explosive detection canine, Bomb Dogs, edc, edc spotlight

10 Ways to Protect Yourself on Social Media

Posted by Lori Hickey on Jul 22, 2015 11:45:00 AM

 

  1. Review your security settings on each site you use. (Better to have a higher privacy setting than low).
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Topics: cyber security, cyber security threats assessment, social media

Beat the Heat: 12 Summer Tips for your Dog

Posted by Catherine Savoia on Jul 14, 2015 11:30:00 AM

MSA would like to share the following tips to help you and your favorite canine beat the heat in dog days of summer!

  1. Don’t leave your dog unattended in a car. Temperatures can rise to dangerous levels quickly, even with the windows open, and can put your dog at risk of heatstroke or death.

Image Credit: Huffington Post 

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Topics: explosive detection canine, dog tips, beat the heat, summer tips

12 Facts about Canine PTSD

Posted by Lori Hickey on Jul 9, 2015 11:30:00 AM


Image Credit: New York Times

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Topics: military working dogs, Canine PTSD, PTSD

EDC Spotlight: Mike and Hatter

Posted by Miranda Tomic on Jul 6, 2015 4:00:00 PM

MSA’s Explosive Detection Canine (EDC) program deploys trained explosive detection dogs and their handlers to protect the personnel and property of corporate and government clients throughout the country. Our EDC blog highlights some of these hard working teams, both on and off the job!

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Topics: explosive detection canine, Bomb Dogs, edc, edc spotlight

11 Tips to Keep Your Dog Calm and Safe this 4th of July

Posted by Catherine Savoia on Jul 3, 2015 9:30:00 AM


The Fourth of July holiday is synonymous with fireworks and freedom.  While the festivities are a time of fun and relaxation for us, our furry friends often struggle during the firework displays. According to The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), more pets go missing over the Fourth of July weekend than any other time of year.  MSA would like to share some tips, verified by our on-staff veterinarian, Dr. Steven Velling, to keep your canine safe and happy during the holiday!
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Topics: safety tips, dog tips, independence day, 4th of july

17 Firework Safety Tips for 4th of July!

Posted by Miranda Tomic on Jul 2, 2015 2:00:00 PM


Image Credit: Daily Herald 
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Topics: crowd control, emergency preparedness, safety tips, fireworks, independence day, 4th of july

MSA's Military Heroes and their Canine Partners

Posted by Catherine Savoia on Jun 26, 2015 12:11:00 PM


MSA is a proud supporter of veterans. Many of our Explosive Detection Canine Handlers have prior military experience, and were actively involved in working with K9 soldiers during their tenure.  As we continue to salute the achievements of working dogs, we would like to share their heartwarming stories of courage and friendship.

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Topics: Explosive Detection, explosive detection canine, explosive incident, bomb dog, Bomb Dogs, military experience, military working dogs

12 Fun Facts About Bomb Dogs

Posted by Catherine Savoia on Jun 25, 2015 11:30:00 AM

1. Dogs are considered the most effective bomb detectors.  With nearly $19 billion spent on research and development, no machine or technological advancement has proven to be more successful in detecting explosives than a dog.

 

Image Credit: Smithsonian Magazine

 

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Topics: explosive detection canine, Bomb Dogs, guiding eyes for the blind, max the hero, max movie, bomb dog facts, puppies behind bars

Sergeant Eldridge and EDC Demon

Posted by Miranda Tomic on Jun 24, 2015 1:51:00 PM

All of MSA’s Explosive Detection Canine (EDC) handlers emanate from specialized law enforcement organizations or military units. Several of our handlers, such as Staff Sergeant Paul Eldridge, also served as canine handlers while in the military.

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Topics: Bomb Dogs, max the hero, max movie, military working dogs, us army

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