SafeLane Global supplies fully trained, experienced and proven canine teams to meet the detection and protection requirements of its humanitarian, commercial and governmental clients worldwide.

Canine teams currently provide frontline support in multiple locations around the world, including complex threat environments, and detect for anything from explosives and mines to intruders and narcotics.

Canine services:

SafeLane offers a comprehensive range of canine detection activities including narcotics and explosives.

SafeLane Global works with clients as part of an integrated team to provide canine search and detection services, supplying certified detection dog teams and certified trainers. Following any required initial client needs analysis and scoping, SafeLane Global can present a comprehensive project plan to its clients, before fully mobilising to meet even the most stringent deadline. With operations in some of the most hostile regions in the world, including Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, Mali and South Sudan, SafeLane Global’s canine teams can be ready to deploy rapidly.

Canine training and welfare standards:

From its dedicated training facility in South Africa, SafeLane Global sets the benchmark for the highest canine care standards in the working dog sector. Additionally, it maintains stringent compliance with International Mine Action Standards, and the working dog standards set by the U.S. Department of Defense and NATO. It maintains dedicated kennel facilities in Kabul and Erbil, and employs a global canine operations manager, and a training and quality assurance compliance officer. SafeLane Global is committed to quality management, and also adheres to ISO 9001:2015 guidelines.

Detection dog capabilities:

  • Explosive detection dogs (EDD)
  • Small arms and ammunition detection dogs
  • Narcotic detection dogs (NDD)
  • Human remains and cadaver dogs
  • Anti-human trafficking dogs (detection of stowaways and intruders)
  • Patrol dogs for perimeter searches
  • Cross trained canines e.g. PEDDs, trained for patrol and explosives
  • Mine detection dogs (MDD)

Why choose SafeLane Global’s canine capabilities?

All canine handlers and trainers are physically and mentally fit, and rigorously screened for their adaptability and ability to work well under pressure and in austere or threatening environments. SafeLane Global is committed to building local capacities, and recruits national personnel wherever possible, training them to the highest internationally recognised standards as working dog handlers. Field operations are supported by SafeLane Global’s highly experienced head office team, which provides dedicated and comprehensive 24/7 support for strategy, operations, transportation and logistics.

Case studies

Bob Crawford Canine Operations Manager

Bob Crawford is one of SafeLane Global's newest recruits. After a long and highly successful career in the Metropolitan Police, Bob is Canine Operations Manager.

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Detection dogs in Afghanistan

SafeLane Global was tasked with the provision of narcotic detection dogs (NDD) and explosive detection dogs (EDD) in Afghanistan.

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Explosives detection dog teams in Damascus Syria

SafeLane Global was asked to supply explosive detection dog (EDD) capacity to support humanitarian operations in Damascus, Syria.

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Mine detection dog teams South Sudan

SafeLane Global provided mine detection dog (MDD) teams to support mechanical operations in the Juba area.

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