The Nation's Finest Detection Dogs and Handlers

As a leader in the industry, MSA Security® recognizes today’s most prominent threats, which includes the rise of active and mass shooter incidents and the use of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). An effective solution requires a layered security plan, including the effective utilization of canines. MSA Detection Canine Teams are experienced, certified and proven – receiving extensive and continued operational training that focuses on a wide variety of deployment specialties. MSA’s Canine Detection Program is unmatched and led by one of the best teams in the nation.


An Experienced Explosive Detection Team Makes all the Difference

MSA Security is the largest provider of bomb dog teams in the nation with a unique industry position of single-handler, single-purpose teams trained solely in explosive odor detection. In addition to MSA's Director of Canine Training and our master trainers, MSA employs an industry-recognized forensic explosive chemist to ensure that our teams are imprinted and trained on current and emerging explosive threats.  MSA’s full-time veterinarian provides ongoing health care for our fleet.

The MSA team is unique to the industry in that it combines the experience of bomb technicians with dog training professionals. The result is a best-in-class training team that makes all the difference.


Carefully Selected, Diligently Trained Dogs and Handlers

Every MSA canine is selected from sporting breeds, like Labradors and German Shepherds, with an impressive level of socialization and a superior sense of smell, strong drive, intelligence, stable temperament and eagerness to please. All MSA handlers have notable military and law enforcement backgrounds. Together, they form an unrivaled team diligently trained and prepared to detect the threat of explosives or firearms in active environments like city streets, sports stadiums, office buildings, airports, transportation terminals, loading docks and more.


The Best Bomb Dogs Require the Best Trainers  

MSA Director of Canine Training Michael Wynn

MSA Director of Canine Training Michael Wynn is instrumental in ensuring superior training of our explosive and firearms detection dogs and handlers. Mike is a retired Connecticut State Trooper who was a Master Trainer and lead instructor for the Connecticut State Police Canine Program. With over 20 years’ experience training police work dogs, he is a leader in the industry.