President, Vapor Wake K9
Mr. Paul Hammond is considered one of the leading explosive detection canine experts in the world, with over 25 years’ working dog experience.
22yrs of which seen continuous canine operations in hostile environments; 8yrs directing canine program units in support of high-profile government organizations including the US Department of State and the Department of Defense in Iraq and Afghanistan.
And, 15 years of continuous canine operations in Northern Ireland deployed with the British Military Army Dog Unit during some of the most challenging & hostile times in its history; completing 2,342 recorded operational explosive detection and tracker dog tasks.
Paul completed 6yrs as a working dog adviser in support of the British Government Defense Evaluation and Research Agency (DERA) and more recently worked alongside Auburn University`s Canine Research & Development Program on various US Canine Defense & Research projects.