K-9 Dog Squad: Aegis Security Force (ASF)
The present dog squad (K-9) of AEGIS comprises nine well-trained German Shepherd dogs. Ex-dog trainers from Remount, Veterinary, and Farms Corps (RVFC) of Bangladesh Army are detailed to handle the dogs for ensuring appropriate training.
K-9 : Dog Squad
- Detecting explosives and drugs
- To perform the task of security checks at different national and international event venues
K-9: Dog Squad Training
The training of the dog starts at the age of six to nine months. The following is the type of training for K–9:
- Tracker Dog Training
- Explosives Detection Dog Training
- Narcotics Detection Dog Training
- Search Dog Training
- Guard Dog Training
- Dogs and handlers are imparted training in disciplines as specified and demanded as per the requirements of their respective departments.
- The training period can be extended (minimum 12 weeks) if the performance of the dog and/or handler is not found satisfactory at any stage during the course.
- The inclusion of AEGIS Dog Squad (K-9) has added dimension to ensure absolute security in public events