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AMK9 is the leader in K9 detection services, providing security support to government organizations and multinational corporations across the globe. The company draws upon an unparalleled history of training and deploying the finest explosive detection canine teams in the United States and abroad. AMK9’s mission is to provide “best in class” canine detection security services through custom-tailored programs that fit the distinct needs of our partners through close collaboration and unmatched trust, bringing the core values of Honesty, Integrity and Excellence to life.

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EVENTS AND VENUES  AMK9 Contract Working Dog (CWD) Teams are more than well-dressed security guards; they are the most comprehensive security available, providing effective deterrence to threatening and unlawful activity that jeopardizes large-scale events and popular venues.





Transporation  AMK9 offers its clients a complete range of transportation security services to ensure compliance with all state, local, federal, and international laws. AMK9 has the unsurpassed experience to develop transportation security programs that are cost-effective and levy minimal impact on existing transportation business practices.



CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES  AMK9 offers the most comprehensive correctional facility detection capability in the industry.  Through intense training, canine security teams are able to add an additional level of officer support for all correctional facility needs.

Why AMK9

Why AMK9


AMK9 is the industry-leading provider of canine security teams and canine capacity building services. We offer turn-key program management solutions to supplement government agencies and multinational corporations in high risk and complex environments across the globe.

Our experience in various industries allows for a solution to each challenge presented—delivering long-term, cost-effective programs that are specifically tailored to meet client needs, regardless of industry or location.

Built on a foundation of Honesty, Integrity, and Excellence, AMK9 has set the standard throughout the industry with our rigorous training and inflexible code of ethics. We are fully compliant with government regulations, industry protocols, and international law. We firmly believe that combining integrity and quality into all we do best serves our clients and the communities in which we partner.


+ AMK9 History

AMK9 was founded in 2003 to offer quality contract working dog (CWD) detection services to a variety of clients. Built on a foundation of honesty, integrity and excellence, AMK9 became the first CWD Company to implement a set of performance and training standards in an field that was largely unregulated.

AMK9 has incorporated training and certification guidelines that reflect the standards of some of the most respected working dog associations in the industry. By mirroring these guidelines, training and certification criteria, AMK9 confidently deployed CWD teams that were able to protect the nation’s most important assets – its warfighters.

The company’s commitment to excellence has led to clients entrusting AMK9 with a current global operation of over 700 CWD teams. The team at AMK9 is passionate about the mission to protect lives, and takes pride in the delivery of superior K-9 services, worldwide.






Industries We Serve

Industries We Serve




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VP Human Resources

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VP Legal Affairs

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VP Operations

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Managing Director, AMK9 Academy
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Director of Marketing


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Fax: 706.645.5167

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