Paul Hammond
President - VWK9, LLC

Paul Hammond has successfully managed, many of the worlds largest canine programs throughout his 30 years in the working dog industry.

Paul is widely recognized as an industry leader in the use and deployment of explosive k9 detection teams. He has vast experience in domestic & international terrorism, spanning 20 years of continuous K9 deployments throughout Iraq, Afghanistan & Northern Ireland in support of U.S. Dept. of Defense, U.S. Dept. of State, the British Military & Private Security Sector.

Paul has served as the senior working dog advisor for multiple Military Defense, Research & Evaluation Agencies. He has also worked along side Auburn University`s Canine Performance Science Program on key Government research initiatives. He is the President of the Cargo Screening K9® Alliance (CSK9), and the Principle behind; the world’s largest handler recruitment database.