Wagtail

FAQs

Please feel free to contact us if you have any further questions

Can you supply dog teams abroad?

Yes. We have pet passported dogs for overseas operational searches. These dogs are trained for explosives, drugs, cash, tobacco and body detection.

Can you help with the logistics of setting up a new dog section abroad, including dog procurement and training, as well as handler training?

Yes. We offer full project management, the supply of dogs, recruitment of suitable handlers and the appropriate siting of a dog section. We arrange all relevant veterinary requirements for the dogs and shipping from the UK to anywhere in the world.

Are you able to train handlers based overseas?

Yes. We have highly experienced and skilled ex UK Armed Forces and Police Instructors. Our team has experience in various hostile environments including Northern Ireland, Iraq, The Balkans and Afghanistan. They are experienced in training foreign nationals from a number of different countries.

Can you help with providing handlers for work overseas?

Yes. We can connect with a range of international companies requiring personnel to work overseas.

Are you able to be called out last minute?

Yes. We have teams available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Is Wagtail UK Ltd able to assist us with a new venture and train dogs to find items other than drugs and explosives?

Yes. As well as drugs and explosives, we can provide dogs and handlers for a range of projects including the detection of animal scats, animal carcasses and mice.

Do you have operational experience abroad?

Yes. We have worked with detection dogs and provided services all around the world. This includes mainland Europe, The Middle East, The Far East and North America.

Are your handlers qualified and DBS checked?

Yes. We operate a very strict recruiting system. Handlers require licenses and DBS and Home Office checks where appropriate.

Can Wagtail UK help with demonstrations and talks in schools? If so, what areas do you cover?

Yes. In 2008 we carried out over 50 demonstrations for North Wales Police across the whole of North Wales. We do not limit this service to North Wales and we are available to provide demonstrations to schools anywhere in the UK. Further details are available on request.

Do you rehome ex working dogs?

Yes. Wagtail UK Ltd ensures both ex working dogs and dogs that haven’t made the grade are rehomed appropriately. For more information, please visit Red Paw Rehoming.

If you have any further questions, please contact Wagtail UK Ltd on:

+44(0)1745 561166